Atlanta, Georgia Police and Jail Information

Atlanta is a city in Fulton and DeKalb Counties. County, Georgia. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 133.2 square miles (344.9 sq. km). The City of Atlanta had a population of approximately 420,003 in the year 2010.

Atlanta, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

The mayor of Atlanta, Georgia is Keisha Lance Bottoms. Keisha Lance Bottoms can be contacted at 404.330.6100.

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor
Atlanta City Mayor’s Office
City of Atlanta
Atlanta City Hall Tower
55 Trinity Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: 404.330.6100
Fax: 404.658.7673
Hours: Mon-Fri – 8:15 am to 5:00 pm

Atlanta City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2018 in Atlanta: 437.5; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 in Atlanta: 521.8; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Atlanta is 110% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.86 daily crimes that occur in Atlanta.
  • Atlanta is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atlanta you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atlanta has decreased by 14%.

Atlanta, Georgia Police Station Information

Atlanta Police Department

The Atlanta Police Department has 150 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately
420,000 people.

Erika Shields, Chief of Police
Atlanta Police Department
675 Ponce de Leon Ave
Atlanta, Georgia 30308-1881
Phone: 404-817-6900
Fax: 404-817-6887

Atlanta Police Dept

Atlanta, Georgia City or County Jail Information

Atlanta Most Wanted

If you locate any person found in our Most Wanted List, please call your local police or:
Crime Stoppers Atlanta – 404-577-TIPS (8477)
Atlanta Police Department Fugitive Unit – 404-546-4220

The City of Atlanta is located on DeKalb and Fulton counties. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate information of both counties.

DeKalb County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

DeKalb County Jail
4425 Memorial Drive
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone: (404-298-8145)
Fax: (404-298-8264)
Hours: 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. M-F

DeKalb Jail Visitations
DeKalb County Jail

Fulton County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Colonel Mark Adger, Chief Jailer
Fulton County Jail
185 Central Avenue, SW
9th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-613-2000, 404-613-2002

Visitation Hours at Fulton County Jail:

Visitations are from Mondays to Fridays.

Visiting hours are 9:00 am until 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm until 9:00pm.

Fulton Jail Visitations
Fulton County Jail

Police Records Request in Atlanta, Georgia

Police records can be obtained from the Central Records Unit of the Atlanta Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Atlanta Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Atlanta Police Department / Open Records
226 Peachtree St SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 546-7448
Fax: (404) 653-7987
Email: OpenRecords-Police@AtlantaGa.Gov

Atlanta Police Records

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