Posts in Category: Police

Pokémon Go, But Go Safely 

City advises citizens to be responsible while playing the hottest new game and enjoying local sites
Pokémon Go is the latest mobile app craze to sweep the nation, and Valdosta is no exception. Citizens are coming from all over the city to the beautiful downtown area because of its abundance of PokéStops (real-life locations that are central to the ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:40:00 PM Categories: Main Street Police Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive, July 28 

The City of Valdosta has partnered with the American Red Cross for a blood drive that will save lives and honor the police and fire personnel who make a difference in our community daily. The Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive will take place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:36:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Rewards Youth  

Since the late 1990’s, the Valdosta Police Department with assistance from LODAC (Lowndes Drug Action Council, Inc) have put forth efforts to show gratitude for “exemplary kids” through the Generating Opportunities in Life For Each Resident (GOLFER) ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:07:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Lt. Brent Johnson Honored as Employee of the Month 

IN PHOTO, L-R: Commander Bernard Robinson, Lt. Earl Durrance, Capt. Matt O’Steen, Lt. Adam Bembry, Lt. Brent Johnson, Mayor John Gayle and Chief of Police Brian Childress. Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD Lt. ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, June 10, 2016 1:22:00 PM Categories: Administration Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

South Georgia Coalition for Employment Host Job Fair, April 21 

The South Georgia Coalition for Employment, a coalition consisting of the City of Valdosta, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the Valdosta/Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, “Never Too Late Program” of Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, April 18, 2016 7:16:00 AM Categories: Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23 

The City of Valdosta will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23, to recognize the many services city governments provide for the quality of life of citizens. The theme this year is “Go To Town” and will... read more
 

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range, Mar. 18 

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s, CV-22s, HH-60s and potentially other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range beginning Mar. 18, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM Categories: Environmental Fire Police Public Information

Findlay, Primrose and Niehanke Earn March Employees of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD DARE Officer Stephen Findlay, VFD Lt. Dwight Primrose and VFD Sgt. Keith Niehanke as the March 2016 Employees of the Month at the March 10 City Council ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:22:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Barry Williams Honored as 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year 

Officer Barry Williams, a 24-year veteran with the Valdosta Police Department, was honored as the 2016 Rotary Club Officer of the Year for Valdosta, at the 9th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner (LEAD) on Feb. 18. “Barry is exactly what a ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, February 19, 2016 5:17:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Officer Saves Life, Honored as Employee of the Month 

In Photo (from left): Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress, Bill Gaskins (recipient's father-in-law), Christina Braddy (recipient's wife), VPD Officer Jonathan Braddy, VPD Officer Heather Willis and Mayor John Gayle. Officer Braddy was honored as... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:39:00 PM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information
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