Steele, Alabama

Steele is a town in central Alabama, northeast of Birmingham, in St. Clair County. Ashville is the County Seat of St. Clair County. The population is 1,043 residents. Roger Adams is the mayor of Steele, and his office is part of the Town Hall, located on Pope Avenue.

Town of Steele
Town Hall
4025 Pope Ave
Steele, AL 35987
256-538-8145

The most recent year for which crime information is available for Steele is the year 2014. During that year, there were no murders, rapes, or assaults in Steele. There were 4 reported thefts, 1 reported robbery, 1 reported burglary, and 1 reported auto theft. This gave the town a crime index of 56.4, which is much lower than the United States national crime index of 270.4 As of May 2018, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Steele.

Steele, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate was 1,592 per 100,000 persons. That’s 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. The most commonly reported crimes in Steele are property crimes.

The Steele Police Department is located on Pope Avenue.

Steele Police Department
4025 Pope Ave
Steele, AL 35987
256-538-8145

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, located in Ashville, and Terry Surles is the Sheriff. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include the canine unit, the county jail, DARE, investigations, operations, patrol, and school resource officers. There are two county jails located within St. Clair County, one in Steele and one in Pell town. Chief Austin Nash is the Jail Administrator.

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
48 6th Street
Suite 300
Steele, AL 35953
205-594-2140

Terry Surles, Sheriff
sheriff@stclairco.com

Steele, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the town Clerk, Jessica Martin. The town Clerk is in charge of ensuring accurate records are kept of all town events and transactions.

Jessica Martin
4025 Pope Ave
Steele, AL 35987
256-538-8145