Spanish Fort, Alabama

Spanish Fort is a city near Mobile Bay, in Baldwin County, Alabama. The County Seat of Baldwin County is Bay Minette. Spanish Fort has a population of 6,798 people, and the mayor is Michael M. McMillan. City Hall is on Spanish Fort Boulevard.

City of Spanish Fort
City Hall
7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Spanish Fort. There were 3 reported robbers, 1 reported rape, and 11 reported assaults. There were also 26 reported burglaries and 155 reported thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 143.4, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.9. As of May 2018, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Spanish Fort.

Spanish Fort, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 196 reported crimes in Spanish Fort in the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 2,348 per 100,000 persons, which is lower than 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 Spanish Fort.

The Spanish Fort Police Department is State Highway 181, and the Chief of Police is David Edgar.

Spanish Fort Police Department
30500 State Highway 181
Suite 618
Spanish Fort, AL 36527

David Edgar, Chief of Police

The larger police department in the area is the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, which is led by Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, who has been serving as sheriff since 2007. The office is divided into divisions, including patrol, investigations, civil, warrants, corrections, communications, school resource, law enforcement support, professional standards, human resources, sex offender compliance, and training. The sheriff’s office is located in Bay Minette, while there are branch offices located across the county.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
310 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections Command is responsible for the jail, and can house up to 700 inmates. Major Jimmy Milton is the Assistant Chief Deputy for the Corrections Command. Inmates can receive visitors on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays, within certain time frames. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance, by calling 251-580-2581 on Mondays and Thursdays from 12-3:30 pm and 4:30-8 pm, or Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30-11 am and 12-3 pm. Each inmate is allowed two 30-minute visits per week, with up to 4 visitors per visit. Visitors must be on the approved list.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections
200 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507

Jimmy Milton, Major
Assistant Chief Deputy

Spanish Fort, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s office, which is responsible for maintaining accurate records regarding city actions, transactions, and elections. The City Clerk is Mary Lynn Williams.

Mary Lynn Williams
7361 Spanish Fort Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527