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Americus Police Department

"It is the mission of the Americus Police Department to provide service to all citizens based on the foundations of honesty, integrity, and respect."

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The Americus Police Department is a state certified and nationally accredited law enforcement agency serving the residents and visitors of Americus, Georgia.  We are a close knit family of people who are dedicated to serving.  The department has an authorized strength of 44 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees.  The police department is organized into three divisions; the Office of the Chief, Administrative Services, and Enforcement Services.


Chief Mark A. Scott

Police Chief

119 South Lee Street



For Emergencies, Dial 911


For Non-Emergency Dispatch, call 229-937-9011

Operations Division



  • Patrol

  • Criminal Investigations

  • K-9 Unit

Support & Command Services



  • Community Services

  • Evidence/Property

  • Certification

  • Grant Writing

  • Animal Control

  • Municipal Court

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