Posts in Category: Police

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

List of Shelters in Community 

The following is a list of shelters that are currently open or will be open soon. We appreciate the hospitality of those who are serving others during this great time of need. Crosspointe Church, 4100 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta– FULL Park... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:07:00 PM Categories: Fire Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Mathis Auditorium Opens as Good Samaritan Shelter 

The City of Valdosta will open Mathis Auditorium, 2300 North Ashley Street, as a Good Samaritan shelter on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 4 p.m., to shelter those who live in mobile homes, RVs or less-safe housing and need a place to weather the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:51:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works

Forecast Indicates Extremely Dangerous Conditions 

Lowndes County, Georgia – Lowndes County is officially under a Hurricane Watch. The current forecast from the National Weather Service indicates extremely dangerous conditions to include: Peak Wind Forecast: up to 80 mph sustained with gusts... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:48:00 AM Categories: City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

September-October 2017 City Beat Available Online 

The September-October 2017 City Beat newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. Many topics are included in this issue such as various public involvement programs, ways to serve in the community, Celebration of the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 1, 2017 10:22:00 AM Categories: City Beat Newsletter Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Main Street Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VPD Hosts Community Forum, Aug. 29 

The Valdosta Police Department will host its second Community Forum of 2017 on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Christ Gospel Missionary Baptist Church, at 1402 East Hill Avenue, in Valdosta. All community members and leaders in South... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 7, 2017 9:14:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information
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