Posts in Category: Police

Valdosta Police to Initiate Zero-Tolerance on Littering 

Over the past several years, Valdosta has seen an increasing problem in the area of litter. The problem is becoming worse and is taking up valuable time of the City Public Works Department who must pick up trash on a daily basis alongside the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, February 12, 2018 11:19:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Warns Citizens of Scam 

The Valdosta Police Department received information from a concerned citizen about a possible scam. The citizen reported that an unknown person contacted her by telephone from an 800 number. The male caller advised that she had been selected as a... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 26, 2018 11:05:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Hosts Community Forum Jan. 25 

The Valdosta Police Department is hosting the first Community Forum of 2018 on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Trinity Presbyterian Church located, at 3501 Bemiss Road in Valdosta. All community members and leaders in South Georgia are... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:35:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

City Observes Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 

The City of Valdosta will observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m., at the Valdosta Police Department to recognize the 149 sworn personnel, 26 non-sworn support personnel and 14 part-time employees and their ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Winter Storm Update from Lowndes EMA 

LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM Categories: Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

City Manager Larry Hanson Retires From Valdosta with Exceptional 42-Year Career 

Hanson has been named the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director
Larry Hanson will retire from the City of Valdosta, effective Dec. 8 after 42 years of public service, 22 of which he served as the Valdosta City Manager. Hanson will assume his new role as the Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 1, 2017 12:58:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VPD Offers Tips for a Safe Halloween 

The Valdosta Police Department has announced that the city's annual trick-or-treating festivities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Valdosta youth are a part of an estimated 41 million... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, October 23, 2017 1:36:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Receives Reaccreditation with Meritorious Service and Excellence 

​​​​​​​Achieved by only 5 percent of 18,000 agencies nationwide
“You wouldn’t send your child to a school that wasn’t accredited, so why would anyone expect any different of law enforcement,” said Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress. “The Valdosta Police Department takes what we do seriously, and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:38:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Forums Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Curfew/Parental Responsibility Ordinance 

The Valdosta Police Department will host three community forums to hear feedback and concerns from the community on a proposed new Curfew and Parental Responsibility Ordinance. The forums will take place at the following dates and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, September 25, 2017 5:37:00 PM Categories: Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information

Safety Message from Valdosta Police Chief 

Valdosta Residents, Please help us help you Sunday night and Monday. Let's stay off the road as much as possible late Sunday night and all day Monday until the hurricane passes over us. We will have double the amount of officers on our streets... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:45:00 PM Categories: Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities
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