208 North Main Street / LaFayette, GA 30728 / (706) 639-1540
Chief:  Bengie Clift

The Police Department is divided into Administrative, Investigative, and Patrol divisions.The Administrative Division consists of Lieutenant Jason Steadman, Receptionist/Records Clerk Lindsey Wilbanks and Court Clerk Jan Bridges. Lieutenant Steadman also serves as the Departmental Training Coordinator, Evidence and Property Custodian, and Internal Affairs Investigator.



Corporal Mullis with JROTC Colorguard at LaFayette High School The Investigative Division is commanded by Captain Stacey Meeks and consists of Detective Sergeant Billy Mullis, Detective Sergeant Wesley Steele and Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force Agent, Detective Corporal Pat Doyle.  School Resource Officer, Robert Dunn is assigned to LaFayetteHigh School.  Officer Dunn conducts crime prevention seminars when school is not in session.



The Patrol Division is commanded by Lieutenant John Scoggins and Lieutenant Tom Kendrick. Serving as shift commanders are Sergeant Robert Tate, Sergeant Jennifer Jones, Sergeant Stacy Blalock, and Sergeant Chris Reynolds.

Corporal Nick Terry, Corporal Heath Owens, Corporal Dusty Clift, Corporal Ryan Wilson, Officer Brock Campbell, Officer Dustin Coker, and Officer Josh Mathis are responsible for enforcing all federal and state laws as well as local ordinances.  The Patrol Division has 14 fully-equipped, marked patrol units with all emergency equipment, including in-car video systems and dual antenna radar units.  Sergeant Tate, Corporal Blalock, Corporal Reynolds, and Officer Terry are also cross trained as firefighters and assist with the fire department.


 Animal Control

Response for DOMESTICATED ANIMALS ONLY (i.e. – dogs and cats)
Animal Control Officer is Caleb Hartshorn.  Work Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Contact Walker County Emergency Services at 911 or the non-emergency number 706-375-7810
Contact the Animal Control Officer for explanation of ordinances under the jurisdiction of Animal Control.



To pay a citation online go to www.ezcourtpay.com


Training Division

Class Schedule
Class When Instructor Registration
Advanced Report Writing April 13-14 2015 Sgt. Jennifer Jones Registration
Officer Survival May 11-15 2015 Lt. Steadman / Capt. Meeks Registration
Criminal Procedure June 8-12 2015 Robert Dunn Registration
Advanced Firearms June 15-18 2015 Lt. Steadman / Capt. Meeks Registration
Interviews and Interrogations August 10-12 2015 Robert Dunn
Emergency Medical Responder September 14-18 2015 Cpl. Nick Terry
Health and Wellness October 12-15 2015 Capt. Stacey Meeks
Search Warrants and Affidavits November 9-10 2015 Sgt. Billy Mullis
Interpersonal Communications December 14 2015 Sgt. Stacy Blalock

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