Colquitt Georgia Police Department
- Posted by: Emily James
- Category: Community News
The Administrative Division of the Colquitt Police Department is made up of the Chief of Police. The chief of police functions as the office manager for the department. Budget maintenance is a never-ending job of the administrative division. The department’s budget has to be properly managed to provide top service within monetary limitations. It is the responsibility of the chief of police to ensure that all divisions of the department are functioning effectively and efficiently. The chief of police is responsible for the up-keep and enforcing of the agencies policies and procedures. The chief of police ensures that the department employees abide by the same laws that each are empowered to enforce. The chief of police designates and empowers division heads with the responsibilities of maintaining and leading their divisions within the department. These divisions cover every aspect of the department and are the following: Administrative Division, Records Division, Investigative Division, Patrol Division, and Probation Division.
The investigative division
The investigative division is compiled of two full time detectives, Chief Investigator Richard Morgan and Detective Ken Kirkland. If the caseload gets to be too much, Chief Scott Worsley will help relieve the caseload. Larger departments have the luxury of having a crime scene technician to work the crime scenes, such as taking photographs, dusting for fingerprints, and collecting evidence. The detectives, have to do both jobs. They process crime scenes as well as investigate those scenes. They work together with the Miller County Sheriffs Office, Pataula Drug Task Force, and GBI to give the citizens of Colquitt the best possible service.
The detectives of the Colquitt Police Department attend annual investigative courses to stay sharp and learn new investigative techniques. 11:46 AM. The county has been blessed to have a SPLOST fund which allows us the ability to purchase the latest and best equipment possible to do our jobs effectively and efficiently.
Having a 75 to 80% solve rate on all cases. This is well above the states average. One way they’re able to do this is through close contacts and tips from our citizens. The investigative division encourages our citizens to look at our most wanted section. Any information given by citizens will be confidential and remain anonymous. Any information will be greatly appreciated, you can give tips by calling Chief Investigator Richard Morgan at (229)758-1010 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Detective Ken Kirkland at phone number 229-758-1009 or send an e-mail
The Patrol Division
The Patrol Division for the Colquitt Police Department is made up of a Captain, Sergeant, Corporal/K-9, and three Patrolmen. All personnel in the division are uniformed officers. The patrol division is responsible for the constant protection of the citizens of Colquitt, Georgia. The city maintains law enforcement coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The officers work 12-hour panama shifts. The patrol division duties include but are not limited to the constant patrolling of the city of Colquitt, responding to emergency calls, accident investigation, crime scene preservation, enforcing state and local ordinances, assisting local agencies, educating the public, and special security functions.
The Patrol Division maintains a special security checklist when request from citizens are received. The officers also place troubled areas on the list. The properties are checked at different intervals of the shifts. Properties can be placed on the security checklist by calling 229-758-1000, or 229-758-3311.
The Patrol Division Supervisor is Captain Dan Stone. Captain Stone has 20 years law enforcement experience and has been employed with the City of Colquitt for six years. Captain Stone is a Georgia Post Instructor and in-charge of departmental training. You may contact Captain Dan Stone at phone number 229-758-1007 or e-mail: email@example.com.
The Probation Division
The Probation Division for the department is fairly new. A probation officer for the department leads the division. The probation officer attends Municipal Court proceedings and maintains a record of all assigned probationers. The probation officer then supervises the probationers during their probation period. The probation period is generally 12 months. The probation period gives the offender the opportunity to pay fines and fees in even increments. This lessens the load of offenders to pay in a full payment and also gives the department a way to ensure that the probationer is being law abiding. Offenders report to the probation officer on a monthly basis. The probation fee for the supervision is $35.00 per month. The probation officer can pull random urine screens to check for drug use if the sentence allows. A minimum fee is charged for this service to cover supplies. The probation officer is also in charge of the collection of fines and fees. This ensures that offenders are paying what is due to the City of Colquitt in a timely manner.
The Probation Officer for the department is Jennifer Moore. Jennifer is a citizen of Miller County. She is a 1989 graduate of Miller County High School and has been employed with the City of Colquitt for 13 years.
For the Probation Division contact Jennifer Moore at phone: 229-758-1006.
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