Cochran, Georgia Information

Cochran is located within Bleckley County and had a population of 5,150 according to the 2010 census. The city is the county seat and the 2016 population estimate puts the city’s population at about 5,036.

Cochran is a rural community that has worked on progressing and building an organizational structure that supports its residents and visitors. The goal of the city is to provide an atmosphere that is secure and safe for all of those who come here. The current Mayor of Cochran is Billy Yeomans and the Mayor-Pro Tem is Fleming Gilman.

Contact Mayor Yeomans:
Email: byeomans@cityofcochran.com

As of February 2018, there were a total of 52 registered sex offenders within the city limits of Cochran. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 96 to 1.

Cochran, Georgia Police Station Information

Crime in Cochran is a serious problem and the city has an F rating for safety and crime. Cochran is safer than only 8% of other cities in the US and the overall crime rate is 128% higher than the national average. While these stats may sound shocking, what is even more shocking is that the year over year crimes has decreased by 13%.

As a resident in Cochran, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim to either a violent or property crime. Per 100,000 people, there are 17.73 crimes that occur daily in the city limits.

Cochran, annually and per 100,000 people, receives 6,471 reports of crime. Of those reported crimes, 47.2 are murders, 47.2 rapes, 118.1 robberies, 401.5 assaults, 1,086.4 burglars, 4,652.8 thefts, and 118.1 vehicle thefts.

The Cochran Police Department is the governing law enforcement agency for the city. The department has a mission and that it to ensure that the community is completely safe from all disorder and crime by focusing on crime prevention and also reducing the fear that crime may occur. The current Chief of Police is Christopher S. Coley.

Cochran Police Department Address:

102 N. Second Street
Cochran, GA 31014

Phone Number: (478) 934-4282

The Cochran Police Department uses the Bleckley County Jail, which is operated, maintained, and overseen by the Bleckley County Sheriff’s Department. The jail can be reached at (478) 934-6282.

Cochran Police Department Additional Information

Address 1: 102 N. Second Street
City: Cochran
State: GA
Zip Code: 31014-1622
County: Bleckley County
Phone #: 478-934-4282
Fax #: 478-934-3232

Additional Information:

Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 6000
Number of Officers: 17

Cochran Police Department:

Cochran, GA City Website:

Open Records Request in Cochran, Georgia

Cochran has a Utility Billing Clerk who is responsible for making sure that all utility accounts are billed properly and that records are kept and up-to-date. The current Utility Billing Clerk is Bonnie Raffield. In her role as the Utility Billing Clerk, she will make sure that all customer service and payments are handled on time and in an appropriate manner.

Contact Cochran Utility Billing Clerk:
Phone Number: (478) 937-6346
Email: braffield@cityofcochran.com

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

Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing and executing all criminal warrants in the county of Bleckley, which includes the city of Cochran. The sheriff’s office will work closely with the local police department to ensure that all suspects are apprehended in the easiest and smoothest way. If you have any questions about current or past warrants, please call the Bleckley County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 934-4545.

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