Bowdon, Georgia Information

Bowdon has a population of 2,040 as of the 2010 census and is located within the limits of Carroll County. The 2016 population estimate places the total number of residents at 2,097.

The current Mayor of Bowden is Jim Chaffin. The city itself has a mission to “enhance the prosperity of the community and the overall quality of life of its citizens while preserving its rural small town character.”

Contact Mayor Chaffin:

Phone Number: (770) 258-8980

Crime in the city of Bowdon is considered to be high at a rate of 63% higher than other US cities. As of January 2018, there are 28 registered sex offenders living in Bowdon. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 73 to 1.

Bowdon, Georgia Police Station Information

Bowdon is rated a C- for crime and safety and is safer than 32% of the cities in the US. Per 100,000 people, there are approximately 9.36 crimes that occur daily in the city. As a resident, you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime, 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim to a property crime, and a 1 in 347 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime.

The year over year crime rate in Bowdon has increased by about 140% and the overall crime rate is 20% higher than the national average. Per 100,00 people, Bowdon receives an estimated 3,417 reports of crime, which is higher than the Georgia average which is 3,402 and the national average of 2,837. Of those 3.417 reported crimes, 288.7 are assaults, 577.5 burglaries, 2,406.2 thefts, and 144.4 vehicle thefts.

The Bowdon Police Department is responsible for policing the city and keeping the residents safe. The current Chief of Police is Mark Brock.

Bowdon Police Department Address:

136 City Hall Ave.
Bowdon, GA 30108

Phone Number: (770) 258-3301

The Bowdon Police Department uses the Jack T. Bell Detention Center, which is designed to house about 597 inmates at a time. Over the years, the jail has grown and can now accommodate up to 645 inmates at a time. The Jack T. Bell Detention Center is run and operated by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and you can reach the jail at (770) 830-5935.

Bowdon Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 136 City Hall Ave.
City: Bowdon
State: GA
Zip Code: 30108
County: Carroll
Phone #: (770) 258-3301
Fax #: (770) 258-8984

Additional Information:

Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 2000

Bowdon Police Department:

Bowdon, Georgia City Website:

Carroll County Sheriff’s Department:

Open Records Request in Bowdon, Georgia

Bowdon, GA has a Public Works Director who is responsible for supervising the activities of the departments that are considered to be in the public works sector. These departments usually include utilities, parks and recreation, sanitation, and more. This position is important to the city itself and works in conjunction with other departments to ensure the city is well-cared for and cleaned up. The current Public Works Director is Tim Keeton.

Contact Bowdon Public Works Director:

Phone Number: (770) 258-8980

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

All warrants for Carroll County, to include the city of Bowdon, are maintained, issued, and serviced by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department. Residents who have inquiries about warrants should contact the sheriff’s department at (770) 830-5888.

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