Byron, Georgia Information

Byron is a smaller city located in Peach County and as of the 2010 census had a population of 4,512. The newest population estimate as of 2016 is 5,133.

The city is governed by what is known as a mayor-council type of government and the current Mayor is Lawrence C. Collins. He serves alongside five Council Post members, James Richardson, Rusty Adams, Michael Chumbley, Michael Chidester, and Alan Dorsey.

Contact Mayor Collins:

Phone Number: (478) 956-3600

There are a total of 43 registered sex offenders living in Byron, as of January 2018. The current ratio of residents to sex offenders is 110 to 1.

Byron, Georgia Police Station Information

Byron is considered to be a relatively safe city and is rated an A+ when it comes to crime and safety. Byron is safer than 55% of other cities in the US and the overall crime rate is 12% lower than the national average. The total year over year crime continues to decrease by about 14%.

For every 100,000 people, there are a total of 6.82 crimes committed daily in Byron. As a resident of the city, you have a 1 in 871 chance of becoming a victim to a violent crime, a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim to a property crime, and a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim to any type of crime.

The city’s current violent crime rate is 71% lower than the Georgia national average and the city’s property crime rate is 21% lower than the Georgia average. Per 100,000 people, Byron receives 2,489 reported annual crimes, which is lower than the Georgia average of 3,402 and the national average of 2,837. Of those 2,489 crimes reported, 19.1 were rapes, 38.3 robberies, 57.4 assaults, 344.7 burglaries, 1,876.7 thefts, and 153.2 vehicle thefts.

The Byron Police Department is responsible for protecting all residents in the city along with their property. The department is divided up into five different sections with additional special task forces on hand. The current Chief of Police is Wesley H. Cannon.

Byron Police Department Address:

401 Main Street
Byron, GA 31008

Phone Number: (478) 956-2880

The Byron Police Department transports inmates and apprehended individuals to the Peach County Jail, which is operated by the Peach County Sheriff’s Department. The jail was originally designed to hold 64 beds, but was expanded in 2011 and now holds 116 beds. Residents can contact the Peach County Jail at (478) 825-3435.

Byron Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 401 Main Street
City: Byron
State: GA
Zip Code: 31008
County: Peach County
Phone #: 478-956-2880
Fax #: 478-956-2133

Additional Information:
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 5000
Number of Officers: 15

Byron Police Department:

Byron, Georgia City Website:

Peach County Sheriff’s Office:

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Byron has a City Management Department that is responsible for making sure that the day-to-day administration duties for the city are completed. In addition, this department is responsible for the financial management of the city and developing an annual budget. The current City Administrator is Derek W. Hayes. He works in conjunction with the City Clerk, Telina Allred.

Contact Byron City Management:

Phone Number: (478) 956-3600


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

The Peach County Magistrate Court is responsible for all civil and criminal arrest warrants and issues them as needed. Once the Chief Magistrate has written or approved a warrant, the Peach County Sheriff’s Office will carry out the service on it, in conjunction with the Byron Police Department, when needed. To learn more about current or past warrants, contact the Magistrate Court at (478) 825-2060.

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