Chief's Welcome Message

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Welcome to the Thomasville Police Department Crimewatch Portal. 

Law enforcement exists to serve the public by being an integral part of the community and by forging relationships to enhance its ability to solve problems and achieve a common goal – that of public safety. No community can function effectively without law enforcement and no law enforcement agency can function effectively without the community it serves. To that end, the Thomasville Police Department is composed of dedicated, professional men and women who are committed to serving the needs of the community. We seek to work together as we address the myriad of issues and concerns that face society with the goal of making a positive difference in the lives of our friends and neighbors. We work together with other agencies, with other aspects of local and regional government, and with you, our constituent groups, to solve problems by using a cross-functional approach. Please partner with us as we all have a role in achieving the goal of public safety.

Please check out the website and meet the people who make up the TPD. Look at the services we provide and consider ways you can join our efforts and help keep your neighborhood, business, or school safe. Learn more about protecting yourself by reviewing the material on our site, where you can also find helpful links for other agencies and community organizations, and search crime trends.  Be observant of suspicious circumstances and call us. Get involved and encourage others to do the same. Simply, get to know us and let us get to know you. Contact us if you would like a presentation at your school, neighborhood, or community meeting or if you would like to learn more about law enforcement as a career.

The mission of this agency is carried out in the service we provide – day by day; call by call. Our efforts are geared toward just that, providing professional police services to the community in each interaction we have. So please let us know your needs, concerns, and ideas. If you need a police officer in an emergency, call 911. For non-emergency needs requiring police response, contact the Thomas County Communications Center (Dispatch) at (229) 226-2101.  For administrative issues, call our Administrative Offices at (229) 227- 3249.

On behalf of all the employees of the Thomasville Police Department, thank you for visiting our website.

John Letteney, Chief of Police