Westover, Alabama

Westover is a city in central Alabama, close to Birmingham, and it’s located in Shelby County. Columbiana is the County Seat of Shelby County. The population of Westover is 1,275 residents, and the mayor is Larry Riggins. City Hall is located on Westover Road.

City of Westover
City Hall
3312 Westover Rd
Westover, AL 35147

Larry Riggins, Mayor
205-678-3375 ext 2

There is limited crime information available for Westover. As of May 2018, there were no registered sex offenders living in Westover.

Westover, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for Westover for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate was 931 per 100,000 persons. This is below 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 common crimes reported in Westover.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is located in Columbiana, and the sheriff is John Samaniego. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office provides services to Westover. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, administration, narcotics, and specialty units.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
380 McDow Road
Columbiana, AL 35051

John Samaniego, Sheriff

The Corrections Division is headed by Captain Russell Bedsole and is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office. This facility has 500 beds and employs 65 correction officers. Inmates are allowed one visit per week, via video visits. Appointments for visits must be made via the website http://jailvisitor.com/. Visitation appointments are available for Tuesday – Thursday, from 7:20 pm to 9:35 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 11:25 am, and Sunday from 8:00 am to 9:35 pm. All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Shelby County Corrections
380 McDow Road
Columbiana, AL 35051

Shelby County’s Most Wanted can be viewed online.

Westover, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

City Clerk’s Office
3312 Westover Rd
Westover, AL 35147
205-678-3375 ext 1