Police Department

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CONTACT US: For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1 Non-Emergency: 706-613-3345
Main Office: 706-613-3330 Crime Stoppers Tip line: 706-705-4775

ACCPD's CALEA Public Comment Portal Now Open Through April 3, 2024

CALEA_ROUND_VISITThe purpose of the portal is to receive public comments regarding the Athens-Clarke County Police Department's compliance with CALEA standards, engagement in the service community, delivery of public safety services, and overall candidacy for accredited status. Your comments can be in the form of commendations or concerns. 

- Learn more about CALEA: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies -


About The ACCPD

The department has an authorized strength of 254 sworn positions, 64 civilian positions, and 33 crossing guards.  We were the 48th police department to be nationally accredited by CALEA and the first to receive state certification through the GACP. 


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The department is divided into three main bureaus, each led by a Deputy Chief.

Field Operations Bureau


The Field Operations Bureau consists of the East And West Patrol Divisions.

Operational Support Bureau


The Operational Support Bureau consists of the Criminal Investigations Division and the Administrative Services Division.

Community Services Bureau

Deputy Chief Willie Brinkley, Community Services Bureau

The Community Services Bureau consists of the Community Outreach Division and the Communications and Technology Division. 

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