Emerson, Georgia

Emerson is a city in northern Georgia, in Bartow County. Cartersville is the County Seat of Bartow County. Al Pallone is the mayor of Emerson, and the city has a population of 1,470 people. City Hall is located on Highway 293.

City of Emerson
City Hall
700 Highway 293
Emerson, GA. 30137

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Emerson. There were 3 robberies, 8 assaults, and 1 rape. There were also 13 reported burglaries, 77 reported thefts, and 1 reported auto theft. This gave the city a crime index of 476.7, which is much higher than the United States national crime index of 278.1. There were 3 registered sex offenders living in Emerson, as of June 2018.

Emerson, Georgia – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 103 crimes reported in Emerson in the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 6,662 per 100,000 persons. This is much higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,402 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Emerson.

The Emerson Police Department is also located on Highway 293, and the Chief of Police is Stan Bradley. The police department also employs 12 additional police officers.

Emerson Police Department
700 Highway 293
Emerson, GA. 30137

Stan Bradley, Chief of Police

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is located on Cartersville, and the sheriff is Clark Millsap. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include the drug task force, court services, criminal investigations, jail, training, and patrol.

Bartow County Sheriff’s Office
104 Zena Dr.
Cartersville, GA 30121

Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Clark Millsap, Sheriff
770-382-5050 ext 6065

The Bartow County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office. Visitation is done only through video conference, and appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Major Gary Dover is the Jail Administrator.

Gary Dover, Jail Administrator
770-382-5050 ext 6000

Emerson, Georgia – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Robbie Swords. It’s the responsibility of the City Clerk to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Robbie Swords
700 Highway 293
Emerson, GA. 30137

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