Moultrie, Georgia, Information:

Moultrie is a city in the center of Colquitt County, Georgia. It is also the largest city and the county seat of Colquitt County. Moultrie is the third largest city in Southwest Georgia and is an agricultural community set in the Southern Rivers part of Georgia. During the 2010 census, the population of Moultrie was recorded at 14,268; however estimates from the year 2016 show that the population has increased slightly, to 14,361.

In 2017, Moultrie ranked #74 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

Moultrie has a livability index of 66, which is considered to be “somewhat liveable,” yet it is only one less than the Georgia state average livability score of 67 and is equal to the national livability score of 66.

Moultrie scores well, “A” and “B’ grades in the areas of: Weather, Amenities, and Cost of Living;
It scores mediocre, “C”, on Education; and
Moultrie scores poorly, “D” and F” grades in the areas of: Employment, Crime and Housing.

Facebook Page for the City of Moultrie:

The Mayor of Moultrie, Georgia is Mayor William McLeod McIntosh. Mayor McIntosh has served as the Mayor of Moultrie since 1983.

City of Moultrie
P.O. Box 3368
Moultrie, GA 31776

Moultrie, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Moultrie was 530.7, which is almost double the national average of 278.2. There were 1,090 reported total criminal “incidents” in Moultrie in one year; however that is not an effective way to compare the crime rate between large and small cities so we use the base rate of 100,000 citizens. When we use the base of 100,000 residents, there were 7,578 total crimes in Moultrie per 100,000 residents. This is a rate which is 123% higher than the average in the state of Georgia which has 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 citizens and it is 167% higher than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Violent crimes, which include murder, rape, robbery, and assault, have rates in Moultrie which are 40% higher than the average in the state of Georgia and 44% higher than the average in the United States. There were 556 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens in Moultrie, Georgia, while the average rate in Georgia was 398 crimes per 100,000 residents. The average nationally was 386 crimes per 100,000 individuals. Property crime rate are also much higher in Moultrie than they are elsewhere, 134% higher than the state average in Georgia and 187% higher than the average nationwide. There were 7,022 property crimes for every 100,000 residents in Moultrie, Georgia, while there were only 3,005 per 100,000 citizens in Georgia. The average in the United States was 2,451 crimes per 100,000 people.

As of March 2018, there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Moultrie, Georgia. The ratio of the number of residents in Moultrie to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.

Moultrie, Georgia Police Department Address:

Moultrie Police Department
128 1st Street SW
Moultrie, GA 31768

Other information about the Moultrie Police Department:

The Chief of Police of the Moultrie Police Department is Chief Sean Ladson. Chief Ladson can be reached at 229-616-7470, the non-emergency line of the Moultrie Police Department, or by email at


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In 2015, there were 40 full-time law enforcement employees in the city of Moultrie, 36 of who were police officers. The ratio of police officers to citizens was 2.47 officers for every 1,000 citizens which is below the Georgia state average of 2.49 police officers per 1,000 residents for that year.

Open Records Request in Moultrie, Georgia

For records from the city of Moultrie, you should contact the City Clerk, Tina Coleman, at 229-668-0023 or by email at
City Clerk
21 1st Avenue NE
Moultrie, GA 31768

For records in Colquitt County, you should contact the Colquitt County Clerk of Court, Lynn G. Purvis, at 229-616-7420.

Lynn G. Purvis
Colquitt County Courthouse
9 South Main Street
2nd Floor, Room 214
Moultrie, GA 31768

Lynn G. Purvis
P.O. Box 2827
Moultrie, GA 31776

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

The Sheriff of Colquitt County is Sheriff Rod Howell.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office
200 Veterans Parkway N.
P.O. Box 188
Moultrie, GA 31776

Sex Offender Registry in Colquitt County:

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The Colquitt County Jail is run by the Georgia Department of Corrections. There is also a Colquitt County Prison at the same location that is run by the Georgia Department of Corrections as well.

Colquitt County Jail
200 S. Vandenberg Dr.
Moultrie, GA 31768

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If you think that you may have a warrant in Colquitt County, you should call the Sheriff’s Office at 229-616-7430.

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