Posts in Category: Police

VPD hosts first Youth Citizens Police Academy  

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, July 10, 2018 4:02:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Police welcome three new officers to department 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 29, 2018 2:08:00 PM Categories: Human Resources Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Graduates class from 27th Citizens Police Academy  

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, June 15, 2018 10:17:00 AM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

Community Partners come together to hold ‘Maddie Day’ on June 9 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:57:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

VPD announces community partnerships to host summer programs for youth 

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
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Wednesday, June 6, 2018 1:23:00 PM Categories: Police Press Release Public Information

James Turner Honored as May Employee of the Month  

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
 
Posted by Darla Dunning Friday, May 11, 2018 11:37:00 AM Categories: Administration Police Press Release Public Information

VPD Unveils Consumer Drug Take-Back Program 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 3, 2018 5:31:00 PM Categories: Police Public Information

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
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