The people's voice of reason

A message from Sheriff Franklin:

The Elmore County Sheriff Office strives to do the best job possible and readily recognize the fact that each citizen that provides input and assistance regarding matters relating to our duties only makes our mission more effective. There are a number of links that can be visited here on our website at and, if necessary, call our secret witness hotline at 334-567-5227.

Please know that we do appreciate your input and support.

Pistol Permit Requirements

In order to obtain a concealed pistol permit in Elmore County you will need to visit the Elmore County Sheriff's Office at 8955 U.S. Highway 231, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. You will need to bring a valid Alabama ID when applying for a permit. If you have recently established residency in Elmore County from out of state, you must bring your previous state ID and proof of residency in Elmore County. Upon arrival you will need to fill out a pistol permit application that will be provided to you. You will also need to provide names and telephone numbers for three (3) character references. The fee for a pistol permit is $20 per year. You may purchase a 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 year permit. Fees must be paid in cash or check.

Crime Stoppers

Do you have information concerning a crime?

Contact Crime Stoppers today to possibly earn up to $1,000 in reward money.

Call our Crime Prevention Line: (334) 215-STOP or (334) 215-7867 or visit our website at

How to pay your Fines/Citations

Fines and citations are neither paid nor collected by the Elmore County Sheriff's Office. You must go to the Circuit Clerk's Office during normal business hours. The amounts owed can be found out by calling (334) 567-1123 or (334) 567-1124. Brian Justiss is the Circuit Clerk for Elmore County. His office is located in the Judicial Complex (Courthouse) at 8935 U. S. Highway 231 on the 1st floor.

Sex Offender Watch

Check out the website below to search for registered sex offenders in your area.


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