BESSEMER CUTOFF DIVISION
The Sheriff’s Office is also located in Bessemer Cut-Off Division, Bessemer. The Bessemer county jail is located next door to the Bessemer Sheriff’s Office Headquarters. There are three sub-stations located in McCalla, Oakgrove, and Sylvan Springs. Bessemer is twelve miles west of Birmingham. Sheriff Mark Pettway maintains an office in both Divisions. The Chief Deputy is second in command of the Sheriff’s Office and oversees the daily operation and administration of the Office. The Assistant Sheriff commands the Bessemer Cut-Off Division and reports to the Sheriff.