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
Friday, June 10, 2016 1:22:00 PM
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
Monday, April 18, 2016 7:16:00 AM
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
Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:57:00 AM
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
Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM
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
Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:22:00 PM
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
Friday, February 19, 2016 5:17:00 PM
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
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 2:39:00 PM
Spring Session Begins March 17
The Valdosta Police Department has announced the 23rd Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin on Thursday, March 17, 2016 and will last for 10 weeks.
The goal of the CPA is to give citizens a better understanding ... read more
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 2:42:00 PM
Congratulations to the 10 Valdosta citizens who, after eight weeks of behind-the-scenes training with the Valdosta Police Department (VPD), graduated from the 22nd Citizens Police Academy on Nov. 12. Chief of Police Brian Childress presented each... read more
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM
In Photo (from left): Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress, Sergeant Scottie Johns, Detective Kari Keene, Mayor John Gayle, Detective Derrick Keene and Commander Leslie Manahan. Det. Kari Keene was honored as the City of Valdosta’s November 2015... read more
Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:00:00 AM