Bainbridge, Georgia Information

Bainbridge is a city in Decatur County and as of the 2010 census had a city population of about 12,697 residents. As of 2016, the new estimated population is 12,274.

The current Mayor in Bainbridge is Edward Reynolds. There is a city election that takes place every two years and the Mayor serves a staggered 4-year term. There are two Districts to the city of Bainbridge and District A has 2 members and District B has 3 members.

Contact Mayor Reynolds:

Phone Number: (229) 248-2000


As of January 2018, there are a total of 106 registered sex offenders living in Bainbridge. The number of residents to sex offenders is 119 to 1.

Bainbridge, Georgia Police Station Information

Bainbridge has an overall crime rate that is 47% higher than the national average in the US. For every 100,000 people, there are approximately 11.4 daily crimes that occur in the city. As a resident of Bainbridge, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. The total number of year over year crimes has decreased by 11%.

Bainbridge is rated an F for crime and safety and is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States. The overall crime rate in Bainbridge is 22% higher than the Georgia crime rate average. When it comes to violent crime, Bainbridge is 11% higher than the average in Georgia.

Per 100,000 people, Bainbridge has an average yearly reported 4,161 crimes, which is significantly higher than the Georgia average of 3,402 and the national average of 2,837.

Of the 4,161 reported annual crimes per 100,000 people in Bainbridge, 32.1 were rapes, 104.2 robberies, 304.7 assaults, 1,074.3 burglaries, and 2,645.7 thefts.

The Bainbridge Public Safety Department is responsible for the protection of lives and property of the citizens within the city’s limits. The Bainbridge Public Safety Department has separate departments, which include a patrol division, criminal investigations division, fire prevention, and code enforcement. The current Director of the Bainbridge Public Safety Department is Jerry Carter.

Bainbridge Police Department Address:

510 E. Louise St.
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Phone Number: (229) 248-2038

The Bainbridge Public Safety Department transports inmates and those residents who have been arrested or apprehended to the Decatur County Jail, which is run by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. The jail does allow visitors, but all visitors must be approved first prior to arriving for their visitation. Residents can contact the Decatur County Jail at (229) 248-3050.

Bainbridge Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 510 E. Louise St.
City: Bainbridge
State: GA
Zip Code: 39819
County: Decatur County
Phone #: 229-248-2038
Fax #: 229-248-2028

Additional Information:

Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 11255
Number of Officers: 45

Bainbridge Police Department Website:

Bainbridge, Georgia City Website:

Decatur County Sheriff’s Office:

Open Records Request in Bainbridge, Georgia

Bainbridge, GA has a City Manager who is responsible for reporting to the City Council. The role of the City Manager is to make sure that city’s government operates in the most functional way possible. The current City Manager of Bainbridge is Chris Hobby, who has served in the role since 2003. Prior to beginning his career in the local government, Hobby worked for the Wal-Mart corporation in Georgia, Maine, and Delaware.

Contact Bainbridge City Manager:

Phone Number: (229) 248-2000


County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Bainbridge, Georgia

All warrants are issued, maintained, and serviced by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. For information about the status of a warrant, residents can call the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 248-3044.

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