According to Georgia law, fireworks are allowed on New Year’s Eve from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. The law bans people from igniting fireworks on roadways, right-of-ways, highways and within 100 yards of hospitals, nursing homes and prisons. Please respect ... read more
Monday, December 31, 2018 11:55:00 AM
On Thursday, December 20, 2018, the Valdosta Police Department celebrated the careers of three police department employees who have served the Valdosta community for many years. Detective Calvin Burgess, Detective Choice Barnes, and Captain... read more
Friday, December 21, 2018 3:40:00 PM
The Valdosta Police Department Investigative Bureau welcomes the continued assistance from the general public in keeping the community safe during the holidays. Residents have played a vital role in crime prevention by providing crime tips that have ... read more
Monday, November 26, 2018 8:14:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department and the Valdosta Fire Department are collecting donations for their annual Shop with a Cop and Shop with a Firefighter programs.
The purpose of these programs is to brighten the holiday season for Valdosta families... read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:40:00 AM
Congratulations to the Valdosta citizens who, after many weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 28th Citizens Police Academy on November 8. Interim Chief of Police Leslie Manahan presented... read more
Friday, November 16, 2018 9:45:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department honored nine personnel during a Promotion, Service and Department Awards Ceremony on Oct 8. City officials, government employees and citizens gathered to honor the dedicated service of the outstanding men and women who ... read more
Monday, October 15, 2018 11:19:00 AM
On Friday, October 5, four new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department. Zachary Fletcher, Shaun Jones, Jeremy Nelms and Ishmeal Washington are the newest members of Valdosta’s police force.
Judge Jim Tunison led the swearing-in... read more
Friday, October 5, 2018 11:14:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department is hiring for Police Officer positions and will be hosting an open testing session on October 27, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. for anyone interested in becoming a Police Officer with the agency.
If you meet the requirements,... read more
Thursday, October 4, 2018 8:34:00 AM
Halloween is approaching, and while the City of Valdosta wants your family to enjoy the holiday, it’s also important to be safe. If you plan to take your children out Trick or Treating this Halloween, the Valdosta Police Department wants you to... read more
Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:35:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department participated in the Governor’s Challenge Program for the year of 2018.
The Georgia Governor’s Challenge is aligned with the national traffic safety priorities of impaired driving, vehicle occupant protections, ... read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 11:22:00 AM