Welcome to the City of Griffin Police Department website.  The website is designed to inform citizens and visitors about the services we provide to our community.  The police department is a full service police department and is comprised of dedicated men and women who serve the city of Griffin each day.  I am proud to be the Chief of Police and look forward to working with our citizens, businesses, local governments and visitors to provide the best possible law enforcement services.  Thank you for visiting our website.


Michael F. Yates

Chief of Police


868 W. Poplar St.Griffin, GA 30224

Ph: (770) 229-6450

Fax: (678) 692-0409

Investigations: (770) 229-6452

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday


A nationally accredited law enforcement agency.


To provide the citizens of Griffin with the most professional, best trained and most efficient police department in the State of Georgia.

The Griffin Police Department is comprised of approximately 100 sworn officers and 11 civilian support personnel. We serve a daytime population of about 100,000 people , roughly 25,000 of those being citizens residing within the incorporated limits of Griffin, GA.

Vision Statement

The City of Griffin Police Department shall be a model of excellence in local government; a safe, well-planned community with equal opportunity for all.


The department's personnel believes that police services play a vital role in the development of a community and as such it takes responsibility for providing nothing less than the best police services to the Citizens of Griffin, Georgia.

  • Making the safety and protection of the Citizens of Griffin our Number One Priority.
  • Developing and maintaining the trust and confidence of the community in the department by adhering to the highest moral and professional standards.
  • Utilizing all of our training resources to the greatest extent possible and ensuring that the personnel of the department receive the best possible training.
  • Enforcing the laws of the City of Griffin, State of Georgia and the Constitution of the United States fairly and without favor.
  • Upholding only the highest moral and professional standards, taking responsibility and making ourselves accountable for our actions.
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Contact Numbers

Operator: 770-229-6400
Central Services: 770-229-6421
Customer Service: 770-229-6403
Environmental Hotline: 770-229-6625
Planning & Development: 770-233-4130
Police Department: 770-229-6450
Narcotics Tip Line: 678-692-0452
Public Works: 770-229-6603
For Power/Water Outages Call: 770-229-6406
National Human Trafficking Resource Center: 1-888-373-7888