Uniform Patrol Division 

This division patrols Athens-Clarke County and meets 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. In the downtown area, these officers sometimes patrol on bicycles. A majority of police reports, traffic citations, and other administrative reports are generated by this division.

The Uniform Patrol Division is divided into two patrol precincts -- East and West -- and follows the same watch schedule.

Captain Jeffery Johnson leads the East Precinct which also encompasses the Special Operations Bureau. Captain Johnson can be contacted at 762-400-7136 or via email at  
Captain Derek Scott leads the West Precinct and also commands the Traffic Unit. Captain Scott can be contacted at 762-400-7068 or via email at

Day Watch6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Morning Watch6:00 pm to 6:00 am