First Name:
Last Name:
Year of birth:



Area Police Stations

Gadsden Police Department
Roy Harbin(Chief of Police)
90 Broad Street,
Gadsden, AL, 35901

Browse Gadsden, AL Police Arrest Reports

The city of Gadsden encompasses the following counties: Etowah. Gadsden's government type is Mayor-Council (w. seven councilmen). It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Sherman Guyton.

Gadsden encompasses land area: 36 sq mi (93.2 km2), water area: 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2). The elevation is 541 ft (165 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 36,860. This equates to a population density of 1,047.8/sq mi (400.12/km2). The local time zone is Central Time (UTC-6).

Local area codes are 256, 938. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 01-28696, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at City of Gadsden.

The city of Gadsden is the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama, and it is located about 56 miles northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. It is the primary city of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 104,440. As of the U.S. Census Bureau estimate in 2011, the population of the city was about 36,860. Gadsden and Rome, Georgia are the largest cities in the triangular area defined by the Interstate highways between Atlanta, Birmingham and Chattanooga.

Gadsden was at one time in the 19th century Alabama's second most important center of commerce and industry, trailing only the seaport of Mobile. The two cities were important shipping centers: Gadsden for riverboats and Mobile for international trade. Through the 1980s, Gadsden was a center on heavy industry, including the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and the Republic Steel Corporation.

More than a decade after the sharp decline in industry, in 1991 Gadsden was awarded the honor of All-America City by the National Civic League, an award that honored the way Gadsden's citizens, government, businesses, and voluntary organizations work together to address critical local issues.