Covington, Georgia Police and Jail Information

Covington is a city in Newton County, Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.97 square miles (41.36 sq. km). The City of Covington had a population of approximately 13,118 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Covington, Georgia is Steve Horton. Steve Horton can be contacted at 770-385-2000.

Steve Horton, Mayor
Covington City Mayor’s Office
City of Covington
Covington City Hall
2194 Emory Street NW
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770-385-2000
Fax: 770-385-2060

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1527
Covington, GA 30015

Covington City Mayor

Covington, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 in Covington: 211.6; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 in Covington: 325.7; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Covington, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Covington is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.86 daily crimes that occur in Covington.
  • Covington is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Covington you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Covington has decreased by 21%.

Covington, Georgia Police Station Information

Covington Police Department

The Covington Police Department has 54 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 13,648 people.

Stacey L. Cotton, Chief of Police
Covington Police Department
1143 Oak St SE
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770-786-7605
Fax: 770-385-2160

Covington Police Dept
Covington Police Facebook

Covington, Georgia City or County Jail Information

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

Newton 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 Covington is located on Newton County. Therefore, we listed the county jails and inmate visitation information for Newton County.

Newton County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Newton County Jail
15151 Alcovy Road
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 678-625-1400

Newton Jail Visitations
Newton County Jail

Police Records Request in Covington, Georgia

Police records can be obtained from the Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department of the Covington 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.

Covington Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Covington Police Department – Records Bureau/Division/Section/Department
1143 Oak Street SE
Covington, GA 30014
Phone: 770-786-7605
Email: or

Covington Permits and Applications

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