Americus, Georgia Police and Jail Information

Americus is a city in Sumter County, Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.7 square miles (28 sq. km). The City of Americus had a population of approximately 17,041 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Americus, Georgia is Barry Blount. Barry Blount can be contacted at 229-924-4411 and by email at

Barry Blount, Mayor
Americus City Mayor’s Office
City of Americus
Americus City Hall
101 West Lamar Street,
Americus, Georgia 31709
Phone: 229-924-4411

Americus City Mayor

Americus, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 in Americus: 461.0; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 in Americus: 615.6; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Americus, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Americus is 168% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.96 daily crimes that occur in Americus.
  • Americus is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Americus you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Americus has decreased by 15%.

Americus, Georgia Police Station Information

Americus Police Department

The Americus Police Department has 45 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 18,000 people.

Mark A. Scott, Chief of Police
Americus Police Department
119 S Lee St
Americus, Georgia 31709-3597
Phone: 229-924-3678
Fax: 229-924-8972

Americus Police Dept

Americus, Georgia City or County Jail Information

Sumter County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Sumter County Jail
352 McMath Mill Road
P.O. Box 726
Americus, GA 31709
Phone: (229) 924-4094
Fax: (229) 924-3450
Hours: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Sumter County Jail

Police Records Request in Americus, Georgia

We have not found any information about police records on Americus Police Department. Instead, police records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Open Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Records Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Paula Martin, City Clerk
City of Americus
3rd Floor Municipal Building
101 West Lamar Street,
Americus, Georgia 31709
Phone: 229-924-4411 ext. 244

Americus Open Records

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