Alma, Georgia Information

Alma is located in Bacon County and as of the 2010 census, there was approximately 3,466 residents living in the city. The 2016 population estimate is 3,556 residents.

The current Mayor of Alma is Peggy Murphy who has been in office since 2012. Prior to becoming Mayor, Mrs. Murphy served on Alma’s City Council for 22 years. Murphy is the first female Mayor ever elected in Alma.

Contact Mayor Murphy:

Phone Number: (912) 632-8072


Alma has a high crime rate and as of December 2017, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in the city. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 110 to 1.

Alma, Georgia Police Station Information

The crime rate in Alma is 217% higher than the total national average in the United States. There are roughly 24.63 daily crimes that occur per 100,000 people. As a resident in Alma, you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. The total year over year crime rate has only decreased by 1%.

Per 100,000 people in Alma, there are 8,991 reported crimes per year. The total number of reported crimes per 100,000 people annually in Georgia is 3,402 and 2,837 nationally. In Alma, per 100,000 people, there are 28.2 murders, 28.2 rapes, 310 robberies, 422.8 assaults, 3,382.2 burglaries, 4,396.8 thefts, and 422.8 vehicle thefts.

Alma is ranked an F for crime and safety. There are approximately 12 law enforcement officers in Alma, which breaks down to 3.4 officers per 1,000 residents.

The Alma Police Department has a mission to be responsive to the community and to uphold the dignity of all citizens and respect all individuals. The vision of the police department is to reduce crime in the city and prevent accidents while apprehending suspects and completing appropriate investigations. The Chief of Police at Alma Police Department is Michael Leslie.

Alma Police Department Address:

102 South Thomas Street
Alma, GA 31510-2716

Phone Number: (912) 632-8751

The Alma Police Department uses the Bacon County Jail, which is run by the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office. Visitation times are Wednesdays and Saturdays with female inmates from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM and male inmates from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. You can contact the Bacon County Jail at (912) 632-5166.

Alma Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 102 South Thomas Street
City: Alma
State: GA
Zip Code: 31510-2716
County: Bacon County
Phone #: (912) 632-8751

Additional Information:
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 6000
Number of Officers: 13

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Alma has a City Council that is made up of 5 different districts. The City Council members are elected into office and they function together to help get laws and bills passed for the city. The City Council members are also responsible for proposing bills and holding the votes on them. The City Council members are Rosie Williams, Bernita Lewis, Jerry Sweat, and Glover Scott.

Contact City Council:

Phone Number: (912) 632-8072

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Alma, Georgia

All warrants are issued, maintained, and carried out through the Bacon County Sheriff’s Department. For more information on warrants, the status of a warrant, or for any questions related to warrants or indictments, contact the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office at (912) 632-8515.

The Bacon County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for maintaining the records of all registered sex offenders in the county, to include the city of Alma.

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