On Thursday, July 19, during the Valdosta City Council meeting, Police Chief Brian Childress and City Manager Mark Barber held a special presentation in honor of Valdosta Police Department Commander Leslie Manahan, who graduated from an advanced ... read more
Friday, July 20, 2018 4:26:00 PM
Valdosta Police are participating in the second annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement operation – aimed at cracking down on speeders.
Georgia is one of the five states alongside Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and South Carolina... read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 4:41:00 PM
On Monday, July 9, The Valdosta Police Department welcomed twenty-six youth from Valdosta and Lowndes County ages 11-13 to the first annual Youth Citizens Police Academy.
Throughout the week all of the participants will get to meet officers, have ... read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:02:00 PM
On Friday, June 29, three new officers were sworn in at the Valdosta Police Department.
Robert Smith, Shawn Luke, and Jason Louie are the newest members of Valdosta's police force.
Judge Jim Tunison led the swearing-in ceremony. The... read more
Friday, June 29, 2018 2:08:00 PM
Congratulations to the Valdosta citizens who, after many weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 27th Citizens Police Academy on June 14. Chief of Police Brian Childress presented... read more
Friday, June 15, 2018 10:17:00 AM
The City of Valdosta, alongside the Valdosta Police Department, Valdosta Fire Department, Arbor Division and several other businesses/organizations such as Lowndes County Fire, Smallcakes, McDonalds, Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks &... read more
Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:57:00 PM
School is out and summer break has officially begun for the youth in our community.
The Valdosta Police Department is partnering with organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club, Project HOPE, Never Too Late Program, South Georgia Coalition for ... read more
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 1:23:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored James Turner as the May 2018 Employee of the Month at the May 10 City Council meeting. Turner received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and his name appears on a plaque displayed in City Hall.
Officer... read more
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:37:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department (VPD) now has a Consumer Drug Take-Back Program. VPD has contracted with a drug disposal company and has placed a Drug Drop-Box in the outer lobby at Valdosta Police Headquarters.
The type of drugs which can be... read more
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 5:31:00 PM
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
Monday, February 12, 2018 11:19:00 AM