Thorsby, Alabama

Thorsby, Alabama, is a town in Chilton County, south of Birmingham. Clanton is the County Seat of Chilton County. Robert Hight is the mayor, and Town Hall is located on US Highway 231. Thorsby has a population of 1,980 residents.

Town of Thorsby
Town Hall
21060 US-31
Thorsby, AL 35171

Robert Hight, Mayor

The most recent year for which crime information is available for Thorsby is 2013, and in that year, there were no murders, rapes, or auto thefts in the town. There were 2 reported assaults, 1 reported robbery, 4 reported burglaries, and 7 reported thefts. There were 6 registered sex offenders living in Thorsby, as of May 2018.

Thorsby, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for Thorsby for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate was 1,366 per 100,000 persons. This is lower than both the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons and the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Thorsby.

The Thorsby Police Department is located on US Highway 31, and the Chief of Police is Rodney Barnett.

Thorsby Police Department
21060 US-31
Thorsby, AL 35171

Rodney Barnett, Chief of Police
205-646-3575 ext 3

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, and the office is run by Sheriff John Shearon. He’s been serving as the elected sheriff since 2014. The Sheriff’s Office is located in Clanton, and department divisions include investigations, patrol, courthouse security, and corrections.

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office
500 2nd Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045

The Chilton County Jail houses generally houses about 200 inmates daily. The commander of the jail is Warden Ann Davis, and there are 25 corrections officers at the jail. Inmates are allowed to have one 30-minute visit each week. Appointments for visitation can be made by calling 205-755-1053 between 3pm and 7pm the day before the visit. Visitation is from 1pm to 3pm Monday-Friday.

Chilton County Jail
500 2nd Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045

Chilton County’s Most Wanted Fugitives can be viewed online.

Thorsby, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Town Clerk’s Office. The Town Clerk, Crystal Smith, is responsible for ensuring that accurate records are kept of all meetings and other town actions.

Crystal Smith, Town Clerk
21060 US-31
Thorsby, AL 35171
205-646-3575 ext 2