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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/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.

 

Investigations

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.

 

Patrol

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

Corporal Nick Terry, Corporal Heath Owens, Corporal Chris Reynolds, Corporal Dusty Clift, Officer Brock Campbell, Officer Ryan Wilson, and Dustin Coker 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.
PLEASE SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOGS AND CATS

 

Fines

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

 

Training Division

Class Schedule
Class When Instructor
Health and Wellness Awareness October 6-8 2014 Capt. Stacey Meeks
Search Warrants & Affidavits November 12-13 2014 Cpl. Billy Mullis
Interpersonal Communications December 8 2014 Sgt. Stacy Blalock

2015

Crime Scene Processing January 12-14 2015 Sgt. Billy Mullis
Advanced Traffic Law February 9-11 2015 Sgt. Jennifer Jones
Specialized Patrol Techniques March 9-11 2015 Sgt. Stacy Blalock
Advanced Report Writing April 13-14 2015 Sgt. Jennifer Jones
Officer Survival May 11-15 2015 Lt. Steadman / Capt. Meeks
Criminal Procedure June 8-12 2015 Robert Dunn
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

Click here for class descriptions

Click here for LPD Training Registration Form

 

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