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Tallassee, Alabama

Tallassee is a city located in Elmore County, Alabama, and Tallapoosa County, in the central part of the state. The County Seat of Elmore County is Wetumpka. Dadeville is the County Seat of Tallapoosa County. Tallassee has a population of 4,819 people. John Hammock is the mayor, and the City Hall is located on Freeman Avenue.

City of Tallassee
City Hall
3 Freeman Avenue
Tallassee, Alabama 36078
334-283-6571

John Hammock, Mayor
334-239-1041

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Tallassee. There were 4 reported rapes, 24 reported robberies, and 95 reported assaults. There were also 234 reported burglaries, 544 reported thefts, and 46 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 455.2, which is much higher than the United States national crime index of 270.9. As of May 2018, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in the city.

Tallassee, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 947 reported crimes in Tallassee, which gave the city a crime rate of 6,053 per 100,000 persons. This is far higher than both the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime appears to be the most common crime in Tallassee.

The Tallassee Police Department is located on Barnett Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is Matthew Higgins.

Tallassee Police Department
214 Barnett Blvd.
Tallassee, AL 36078
334-283-6586

The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is located in Wetumpka, and the sheriff is Bill Franklin. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, animal control, the civil division, communications, the drug task force, investigations, IT, jail, K-9, patrol, and sex offenders. The Elmore County Jail is also located on the premises with the sheriff’s office.

Elmore County Sheriff’s Office
8955 U.S. Highway 231
Wetumpka, AL 36092
334-567-5441

The Elmore County Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

The other police department in the area is the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department, located in Dadeville, Alabama. The Sheriff is Jimmy Abbett, who has served in law enforcement for more than 40 years. The jail is operated by more than 20 full-time staff, and has an average daily population of about 135 persons.

Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office
316 Industrial Park Drive
Dadeville, AL 36853
256-825-4264

Jimmy Abbett, Sheriff
256-825-4264
tallapoosacounty.sheriff@gmail.com

Tallapoosa County Jail
Blake Jennings, Jail Administrator
rbjennings1@hotmail.com
256-825-1039

Tallassee, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Barbara B. Garnett. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Barbara B. Garnett
3 Freeman Avenue
Tallassee, Alabama 36078
334-283-6571

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