Decatur, Georgia Police and Jail Information

Decatur is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 sq. km). The City of Decatur had a population of approximately 19,335 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Decatur, Georgia is Patti Garrett. Patti Garrett can be contacted at 404-370-4102 and by email at

Patti Garrett, Mayor
Decatur City Mayor’s Office
City of Decatur
Decatur City Hall
509 North McDonough St.
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-370-4102
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday -Friday

Decatur City Mayor

Decatur, Georgia Jail and Mugshot Information

Violent crime rate in 2018 in Decatur: 106.2; U.S. Average: 207.3
Violent crime rate in 2017 in Decatur: 89.8; U.S. Average: 215.2

Facts about crime in Decatur, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.9 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has not changed.

Decatur, Georgia Police Station Information

Decatur Police Department

The Decatur Police Department has 49 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 13,500 people.

Mike Booker, Chief of Police
Decatur Police Department
420 West Trinity Place
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-373-6551
Fax: 404-370-4117

Decatur Police Dept

Decatur, Georgia City or County Jail Information

DeKalb County Jail Information

DeKalb County Jail is located in DeKalb County, Georgia. The physical location of the DeKalb County Jail is:

DeKalb County Jail
4425 Memorial Drive
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone: 404-298-8145
Fax: 404-298-8264
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Visitations Hours at DeKalb County Jail:

Daily, 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. (Video Visitation)

DeKalb Jail Visitations
DeKalb County Jail

Police Records Request in Decatur, Georgia

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

Decatur Records Request

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Decatur Police Department – Records
Attn: Deputy Chief Scott Richard
509 N. McDonough Street
Second Floor
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-370-4102
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Decatur Open Records

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