Millen, Georgia, Information:

Millen is a city in, and the county seat of, Jenkins County, Georgia, a rural county on the eastern side of the state of Georgia. The town of Millen is intersected by U.S. Route 25 and State Route 17 and it is in the location where the proposed Interstate 3 will be. Millen has an interesting history because during the civil war a prison camp was built just outside of what was then called Miller’s Junction to house Union Soldiers. Today the former Camp Lawton is now called Magnolia Springs State Park.

In 2010, the population of Millen was 3,120, but estimates from 2016 have shown a decrease to around 2,889 residents. Although there is hope for an increase in the population of Millen when, and if, the long proposed Interstate 3 is built and passes nearby.

The livability index of Millen, Georgia is 74, which is considered “very livable,” and it higher than both the state of Georgia average of 67 and the national average of 66.

If the factors which make up the livability index were given grades, Millen would receive:

“A” – cost of living and weather;
“B” – amenities and crime;
“C” – education and employment; and
“F” – housing.

Facebook Page for Millen, Georgia:

The Mayor of Millen, Georgia is Mayor King Rocker, who serves on a five person city council that are elected by district every four years. The City Manager is Jeff Brainley who can be reached at jbrantley@cityofmillenga.gov.

Millen City Hall
919 College Age
Millen, GA 30042
478-982-9100

Millen, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

There were approximately 2,458 total crimes per year in Millen for every 100,000 residents. This rate is lower than both the average in the state of Georgia which has 3,402 crimes per 100,000 citizens, and the United States which averages 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Violent crimes are also lower in Millen with an estimated 288 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, while the Georgia state average is 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens and the U.S. has 386 violent crimes per 100,000. Property crimes follow a similar trend, with Millen having an estimated 2,171 property crimes per 100,000 residents, lower than the Georgia state average of 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and lower than the national average of 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

As of March 2018, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Millen, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Millen, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Millen is 13% lower than the national average;
  • Millen is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Millen, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over crimes in Millen has not changed;

    Millen, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Millen Georgia Police Department
    919 College Ave
    Millen, GA 30442
    478-982-2750

    Other Information about the Millen Police Department:

    The City of Millen does not have a Police Chief and a Fire Chief per se, instead they have a Department of Public Safety and Dwayne Herrington is responsible for the roles of both the Chief of Police & Fire Services. Chief Herrington can be reached at dherrington@cityofmillenga.gov.

    In 2016, there were ten (10) full-time law enforcement employees in Millen, Georgia, all of whom were police officers. This makes a ratio of 3.46 officers for every 1,000 residents in the city of Millen, whereas the average in the state of Georgia for the same year was 2.50 officers per 1,000 citizens.

    Open Records Request in Millen, Georgia

    For records in Jenkins County, you should contact Elizabeth T. Landing, the Clerk of Superior Court, who can be reached at 478-982-4683 or at:

    Jenkins County Court
    Harvey Street
    P.O. Box 659
    Millen, GA 30442

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Millen, Georgia:

    The Sheriff of Jenkins County is Sheriff Robert Oglesby. Sheriff Oglesby was born in Jenkins County and his family has lived there for many generations. In the Spring of 2008 Sheriff Oglesby was elected to the office of the Sheriff of Jenkins County. He can be contacted at 478-982-4211 or by email at: OGLESBY@JenkinsCountySheriff.com.

    Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office
    224 Magnolia Ave.
    Millen, GA 30442
    478-982-4211

    To search the Sex Offender Registry for Jenkins County:

    The Jenkins Correctional Facility is run by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
    3404 Kent Farm Drive
    Millen GA 30422
    Jenkins County
    478-928-6300

    To find an inmates at the Georgia Department of Correctional Facilities:

    Visitation at the Jenkins Correctional Facility:
    9:30 – 12:30 & 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
    Dorm assignment dictates the time for the inmate to have visitation and regular permitting is allowed on state holidays.

    To send money to an inmate:
    You can send a money order with no fee;
    Or send money online via JPay.
    Here are the instructions from the Georgia Department of Corrections Website:

    For information the inmate phone system and calling rates, provided through Securus Technologies Inmate Phone System:

    If you have concerns/question about a loved one who is incarcerated within the Georgia Department of Corrections you can contact the Office of the Ombudsman and Inmate Affairs at 478-992-5358.

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