Canton, Georgia Police and Jail Information

Canton is a city in Cherokee County, Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.7 square miles (48.5 sq. km). The City of Canton had a population of approximately 22,958 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Canton, Georgia is Bill Grant. Bill Grant can be contacted at 770-704-1500 and by email at

Bill Grant, Mayor
Canton City Mayor’s Office
City of Canton
Canton City Hall
110 Academy St.
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770-704-1500
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Canton City Mayor

Canton, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 in Canton: 66.2; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 in Canton: 154.3; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Canton, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.7 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has decreased by 3%.

Canton, Georgia Police Station Information

Canton Police Department

The Canton Police Department has 33 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7,500 people.

Stephen Merrifield, Chief of Police
Canton Police Department
151 Elizabeth St,
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770-720-4883
Fax: 770-345-1409
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Canton Police Dept

Canton, Georgia City or County Jail Information

We have not found any information regarding most wanted offenders in Canton Police Department. As Canton is located in Cherokee County, we have listed the most wanted list of Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

Cherokee Most Wanted

The most wanted offenders are listed according to last name, first name, middle name, DOB, sex, race, hair color, eye color, height, weight, convictions, etc.

The City of Canton is located on Cherokee County. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information for Cherokee County.

Cherokee County Jail Information

The Cherokee County Jail has the capacity of holding 512 inmates. The physical location of the jail is:

Cherokee County Jail
498 Chattin Drive,
Canton GA 30115
Phone: 678-493-4155
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Visitations Hours at Cherokee County Jail:

On-Site Visitation:

Housing Unit (F, N, P, Q, R, and IWF):
Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9:40 p.m.

Housing Unit (A, H, J, K, L, and M):
Sunday, Tuesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9:40 p.m.

Remote Visitation:

7:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. (Standard Visits)
4:00 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. (Male IWF only)
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. (Confidential Visits)

Cherokee Jail Visitations
Cherokee County Jail

Police Records Request in Canton, Georgia

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

Canton Open Records

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Canton Police Department – Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department
Attn: Open Records
151 Elizabeth Street
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: 770-720-4883
Fax: 770-479-0791

Canton Police Records

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