Jimmy Abbett Sheriff

Mission Statement

The department is committed to its mission to protect our community by providing services which will insure that our county is a safe place to live, work, play, and visit; to serve our community by building partnerships with the community as we defend the Constituions of the United States and the Constituion of the State of Alabama; to promote crime prevention within the community and to enable our citiizen's quality of life which safeguards individual liberties; and committed to accomplish these goals with excellence through an open and honest administration that emphasizes service to the community, accountbability and fiscal responsibility. The Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department is a full service department serving the citizens of Tallapossa County. Responsible for answering emergency calls, conducting criminal investigations, civil process service, courtroom security, prisoner transports, patrol, and other designated duties.

Secret Witness Number (256) 827-2035

Victims Notification Program

Jimmy Abbett -Sheriff
(256) 825-4264

David McMichael - Chief Deputy

Lt. William J. Hough - Chief Investigator/Training Officer

Blake Jennings - Jail Administrator

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    316 Industrial Park Drive
    Dadeville, AL 36853
    Phone (256) 825-4264
    Fax (256) 825-1012
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