Blakely, Georgia Information
Blakely is located in Early County and as of the 2010 census had a total estimated population of 5,068. As of the 2016 population estimate, there were approximately 4,702 residents.
The current Mayor of Blakely is Anthony Howard. He was born and raised in the city and is proud to work here and call the city home. As the Mayor, Anthony is proud to represent the residents in the city and enjoys a great game of Friday night football by the local teams.
Contact Mayor Howard:
Phone Number: (229) 723-3677
As of January 2018, there were a total of 69 registered sex offenders living in the city limits. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 70 to 1.
Blakely, Georgia Police Station Information
Blakely is rated an F for crime and safety and is safer than 14% of cities in the US. The overall crime rate in the city is 4% lower than the national average. Per 100,000 people, there are approximately 7.47 crimes that occur daily and as a resident, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. The overall year to year crime rate has decreased by about 9%.
The overall crime rate in Blakely is 4% lower than the national average, but it is 20% lower than the Georgia average. While it seems that Blakely has a lower crime rate than the national and Georgia average, it does not share similar statistics when it comes to violent crime. In fact, Blakely has a violent crime rate that is 82% higher than the Georgia average and 87% higher than the national average.
Per 100,000 people, Blakely sees an average of 2,728 reported crimes annually. Of these reported crimes per 100,000 people, 41.3 were rapes, 62 robberies, 620 assaults, 454.6 burglaries, 1,487.9 thefts, and 62 vehicle thefts. That is a total of 723 violent crimes and 2,005 property crimes per 100,000 yearly.
The Blakely Police Department is in charge and tasked with the duty of protecting the residents in Blakely and their property. In addition to the Blakely Police Department, the Early County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for providing service and protection to the residents in Blakely. The current Sheriff is William Price.
Blakely Police Department Address:
402 East South Blvd.
Blakely, GA 39823
Phone Number: (229) 723-3414
The Blakely Police Department utilizes the Early County Sheriff’s Department to accept and house inmates who are awaiting trial, have been apprehended, and those who are serving short sentences. The Early County Detention Center can be reached at (229) 723-3484.
Blakely Police Department Additional Information
Address: 402 East South Blvd.
Zip Code: 39823
Phone #: (229) 723-3414
Type: Police Department
Population Served: 5000
Blakely, Georgia City Website:
Early County Sheriff’s Department:
Open Records Request in Blakely, Georgia
In Blakely, there is a permits, licensing, and ordinances division that is responsible for issuing the appropriate licenses and permits for buildings, codes, alcoholic beverages, zoning, and special events. The purpose of this department is to make sure that all residents follow code and that all buildings are safe and up to date. The current Building Official in Blakely is Kenneth Jones.
Contact Blakely Licensing and Permits Department:
Phone Number: (229) 723-3677
County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Blakely, Georgia
All warrants are issued, maintained, and serviced by the Early County Sheriff’s Office. For information or questions about warrants, call the Early County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 723-3214.
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