Cairo, Georgia Information

Cairo is located in Grady County and as of the 2010 census had a population of 9,607. The city is the county seat of Grady County and the newest population estimate as of 2016 estimates there to be 9,570 residents.

The current Mayor of Cairo is Booker T. Gainor. The city is known as “Georgia’s Hospitality City.” The Mayor is proud to represent Cairo and provide support to the residents in the city. Residents and visitors love the small town feel where community support and pride is high. Mayor Gainor has made history as the first elected African American Mayor in the city.

Contact Mayor Gainor:

Phone Number: (229) 377-1722

There were a total of 75 registered sex offenders living in Cairo as of January 2018. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 131 to 1.

Cairo, Georgia Police Station Information

Cairo is rated a B when it comes to crime and safety. The city is safer than 46% of other cities in the US. While the city is considered to be fairly safe, the crime rate overall is 4% higher than the current national average. For every 100,000 people, there are 8.1 crimes committed daily and the year over year crime has decreased by 12%.

As a resident in Cairo, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime, a 1 in 652 chance of becoming a victim to violent crime, and a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim to property crime.

Per 100,000 people, Cairo receives an estimated 2,957 reports of crime yearly, which is lower than the Georgia average of 3,402 and only slightly higher than the national average of 2,837. Of those 2,957 reported crimes per 100,000 people, 51.2 were robberies, 102.3 assaults, 440 burglaries, 2,200.2 thefts, and 163.7 vehicle thefts.

The Cairo Police Department is run by Chief Keith P. Sandefur. The department has multiple departments within it to aid with fighting crime, making sure children are safe as they cross the road, and more. There are a total of 25 full-time employees including the Chief. The focus of the department is on community policing and building strong relationships within the community.

Cairo Police Department Address:

4 South Broad Street
Cairo, GA 39828

Phone Number: (229) 378-3096

The Cairo Police Department works in conjunction with the Grady County Sheriff’s Office to transport inmates to the Grady County Detention Facility. The facility processes more than 2,000 people per year and visitation is allowed on Saturday from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM for last names starting A through M and on Sunday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM for last names N through Z. The Grady County Detention Facility can be contacted at (229) 377-5200.

Cairo Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 4 South Broad Street
City: Cairo
State: GA
Zip Code: 39828-8706
County: Grady
Phone #: 229-378-3096
Fax #: 229-377-2998

Additional Information:

Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 10000
Number of Officers: 25

Cairo Police Department:

Cairo, Georgia City Website:

Grady County Sheriff’s Office:

Open Records Request in Cairo, Georgia

The city of Cairo has a general government that is made up of a variety of positions that work to keep the city running day-to-day. Two of the main positions in the general government include the City Manager, which is held by Chris Addleton, and the City Clerk, which is held by Carolyn B. Lee. Both of these positions work to ensure the city runs the way it should and that residents are happy.

Contact Cairo General Government:

Phone Number: (229) 377-1722


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

All warrants are issued, maintained, and serviced by the Grady County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Cairo Police Department, when needed. For any and all questions about warrants, current or past, contact the Grady County Sheriff’s Office at (229) 377-5200.

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