Fayetteville, Georgia

Fayetteville is a city located in Fayette County, Georgia, in the central part of the state. Fayetteville is also the County Seat of Fayette County. The population of the city is 15,945 people, and the mayor is Edward Johnson.

City of Fayetteville
City Hall
240 Glynn St S
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Edward Johnson, Mayor

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Fayetteville. There were 2 reported rapes, 14 reported robberies, and 6 reported assaults. There were also 40 reported burglaries, 462 reported thefts, and 21 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 174.6, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. There were 50 registered sex offenders living in Fayetteville, as of June 2018.

Fayetteville, Georgia – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 545 crimes reported in Fayetteville, which gave the city a crime rate of 3,177 per 100,000 persons. This is lower than the Georgia state crime rate of 3,402 per 100,000 persons, but higher than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Fayetteville.

The Fayetteville Police Department is located on Jimmie Mayfield Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is Scott Gray. Divisions within the police department include uniform patrol, criminal investigations, and the office of professional standards. The police department employs 45 sworn police officers.

Fayetteville Police Department
760 Jimmie Mayfield Blvd
Fayetteville, GA 30215

Scott Gray, Chief of Police

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is also located in Fayetteville, and the sheriff is Barry H. Babb. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include support divisions, criminal investigations, field operations, and the jail division.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
155 Johnson Ave
Fayetteville, GA 30214

The Fayette County Jail is also located on Johnson Avenue, and the Jail Division Director is Anthony Rhodes. The jail can house approximately 400 inmates.

Fayette County Jail
145 Johnson Ave
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Major Anthony Rhodes, Jail Division Director

Visitation with inmates is held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Times vary, depending on the status of the inmate. Inmates must schedule a 45 minute visit the day before the visit, and may only have 2 visits per week. No more than 2 adults and 2 children over age 3 can visit at the same time.

Fayetteville, Georgia – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is Anne Barksdale. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Anne Barksdale
240 Glynn St S
Fayetteville, GA 30214

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