East and West Patrol Divisions 

The officers in these Divisions patrol Athens-Clarke County and meet the public on a regular basis. These officers wear the uniform of the department and patrol in or out of marked police cars for high visibility. A majority of police reports, traffic citations, and other administrative reports are generated by these divisions. These officers work a 12-hour watch, beginning at 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Days Watch6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Nights Watch6:00 pm to 6:00 am

Captain Al Radford leads the East Division, which also encompasses Special Operations (Downtown Unit and Compliance Unit.) Captain Radford can be contacted at 762-400-7157 or via email at  

Captain Derek Scott leads the West Precinct and can be contacted at 762-400-7068 or via email at