Wetumpka, Alabama

Wetumpka is a city in central Alabama, in Elmore County. Wetumpka is the County Seat of Elmore County. The population of Wetumpka is 6,528 people, and the mayor is Jerry Willis. The city offices for Wetumpka are located on Main Street.

City of Wetumpka
408 S Main St.
Wetumpka, AL 36092-2748

Jerry Willis, Mayor
(334) 567-1314

In the year 2016, there were 4 murders in Wetumpka. There were 19 reported assaults, 3 reported rapes, and 6 reported robberies. There were also 37 reported burglaries, 245 reported thefts and 9 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 351.6, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 279.1. As of May 2018, there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Wetumpka.

Wetumpka, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 323 reported crimes in Wetumpka, which gave the city a crime rate of 3,901 per 100,000 persons. This is 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.. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in Wetumpka.

The Wetumpka Police Department is located on Marshall Street. The police department employs 30 sworn police officers. Greg Benton is the Chief of Police.

Wetumpka Police Department
4950 U.S. Hwy 231
Wetumpka, AL 36092

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

The Elmore County Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Wetumpka, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, who is Tiffany Robinson. It’s the responsibility of the City Clerk to carry out administrative tasks, such as accurate record-keeping and issuing permits and licenses.

Tiffany Robinson
408 S Main St.
Wetumpka, AL 36092-2748