Monroe, Georgia, Information:

Monroe is a city in, and the county seat of Walton County, Georgia, It is 40 minutes from Atlanta and only 50 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is therefore part of the suburban cities in the Atlanta of the Atlanta metropolitan Area. Monroe has become a thriving film location as well, making it even more popular for residents and tourists alike. During the 2010 census, the population of Monroe was recorded at 13,234 residents and estimates from the year 2016 show an increase to 13,478.

In 2017, Monroe ranked #1,136 out of 4,811 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in America,” #7,121 out of 12,574 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in America,” #48 out of 110 of the “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia.” #64 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in Georgia,” #150 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live In Georgia,” #48 out of 111 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in the Atlanta Area,” #64 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in the Atlanta Area,” and #93 out of 275 of the “Most Diverse Places to LIve in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index of Monroe is 62, defined as “somewhat livable.” It is lower than the average in the state of Georgia of 67 and the national average of 66.

Considering the factors which make up the liability index, Monroe ranks as follows:

  • “A’ – Amenities and Weather;
  • “B” – Cost of Living;
  • “C” – Education;
  • “D” – Housing
  • “F” – Crime and Employment.

    Facebook Page for Monroe, Georgia:

    The Mayor of Monroe, Georgia is Mayor John Howard. He can be reached at jhoward@monroega.gov.

    City of Monroe City Hall
    215 N. Broad Street
    Monroe, GA 30655
    770-267-3429

    Monroe, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

    In 2016, the crime index in Monroe was 395.4, which is higher than the United States average of 278.0. There were 147 reported crimes in Monroe; however due to the low population of the town, there are in actuality 4,680 total crimes for every 100,000 residents, a rate which is much higher than the 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 residents on average in the state of Georgia and 2,837 crimes per 100,000 citizens nationwide.
    Violent crimes, which include murder, rape, robbery, assault, and robbery, occur have a rate of 828 violent crime per 100,000 residents in the city of Monroe. The average rate in the state of Georgia is 398 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens on average in the state of Georgia and the national average rate is 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Property crimes are also higher in Monroe, with 3,852 crimes per 100,000 residents which is greater than the Georgia state average of 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 residents and the national average of 2,341 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

    As of March 2018, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Monroe, Georgia.

    Facts about crime in Monroe, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe is 65% higher than the national average;
  • Monroe is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Monroe, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over crimes in Monroe has increased by 9%;

    Monroe, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Monroe Police Department
    116 S. Broad Street
    Monroe, GA 30655
    Non-Emergency Dispatch – 770-464-0310
    Administration – 770-267-7576
    Emergency – 911

    Other Information about the Monroe Police Department:

    The Chief of the Monroe Police Department is Chief Keith Glass. He oversees a 42 person agency.

    In 2015, there were 34 police officers on the Monroe Police Department, making there an average of 1,000 citizens for every 2.47 officers, whereas in the same year in the state of Georgia the average was 2.49 residents for every 1,000 officers.

    Facebook Page for the Monroe Police Department:

    Open Records Request in Monroe, Georgia

    For records from the Monroe Police Department:

    Record requests from the Walton County, Georgia County Clerk, Leta Talbird, ltalbird@co.walton.ga.us or 770-267-1370.

    Record requests from Walton County, Georgia:

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

    The Sheriff of Walton County is Sheriff Joe Chapman. Sheriff Chapman was elected Sheriff in the year 2004 and has kept the position ever since. He can be reached at 770-267-1458.

    Walton County Sheriff’s Office
    1425 South Madison Avenue
    Monroe, GA 30655
    770-267-6557

    Sex Offender Registry in Walton County:

    Major Wade Harris is the Jail Commander of the Walton County Jail. He can be reached at 770-267-1012 or via email.

    Walton County Detention Center
    1425 South Madison Avenue
    Monroe, GA 30655
    770-267-0887

    To see a list of inmates in the Walton County Jail:

    Security – The Walton County Jail takes security very seriously and inmates are allowed to have in their possession only materials which are authorized. Any other items that are either brought into the Walton County Jail or items which are inappropriate could result in prosecution of both the individual and the individual.

    Visitation – Visitation is permitted with friends, family members, relatives, legal counsel and ministry. The dates and times will be posted inside of each cell and it is the inmate’s responsibility to notify visitors of the dates and times of visitation. You are allowed two members per visitation and each visitation period can last for 30 minutes. A child who is able to walk is considered to be a visitor. A valid picture ID is required when someone comes to visit (i.e. a Passport, a Driver’s License, or a State ID) and the visitor must be there at least 30 minutes prior to the beginning to the of visitation. If you are late your visit may be cut short or forfeited. If you do not comply with the instructions of the law officials your visitation privileges can be lost.

    Visitors must wear appropriate clothing and are subject to search at any time. Visitors may not carry cell phones into the jail under any circumstances.

    Visitation Schedule:
    THURSDAYS
    Cell 1 0800 – 0300
    Cells 3 & 4 0830 – 0900
    Cells 5 & 6 0900 – 0960
    Cell 9 (Rooms 1-15) 1000 – 1030
    Cell 9 (Rooms 16-31) 1030 – 1100
    Cell 10 (Rooms 1-15) 1100 – 1130
    Cell 10 (Rooms 16 – 31) 1300 – 1430
    Cell 11 (Rooms 1 – 15) 1330 – 1330
    Cell 11 (Rooms 16-31) 1400 – 1430
    Cell 12 (Rooms 1 – 15) 1430 – 1500
    Cell 12 (Rooms 16 – 31) 1500 – 1539
    Work Release 1530 – 1600

    SATURDAYS
    Work Release 1430 – 1500
    Cell 1 1500 – 1530
    Cells 3 $ 4 1530 – 1600
    Cells 5 & 6 1600 – 1630
    Cells 7 & 8 1900 – 1930
    Cell 9 (Rooms 1 – 15) 1930 – 2000
    Cell 9 (Rooms 16-31) 2000 – 2030
    Cell 10 (Rooms 1 – 15) 2030 – 2100
    Cell 10 (Rooms 16 – 31) 2100 – 2130
    Cell 11 (Rooms 1 – 15) 2130 – 2200
    Cell 11 (Rooms 16 – 31) 2230 – 2300
    Cell 12 (Rooms 1 – 15) 2230 – 2330
    Cell 12 (Rooms 16 – 31) 2300 – 2330.

    Inmate Services:

  • Health & Medical;
  • Food Services;
  • Exercise;
  • Legal Resources
  • Religious Activities;
  • Commissary;
  • Personal Property
  • Administrative Review; and
  • Mail Policy – some mail may be deemed unacceptable by prison authorities, especially those with pornographic pictures or gang activity on them. Mail such as these will not be given to the intended recipient and, if there is evidence of a crime, may be used to prosecute both the sender and the recipient of said mail.

    If you think that you may have a warrant out of Walton County, Georgia, you should call the Sheriff’s Department as soon as possible, at 770-267-6557.

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