Pelham, Georgia Information:

Pelham is a city in southern Mitchell County, Georgia which is in the southwestern part of the state. In 2010, the population was recorded a 3,898, but an estimate from 2016 showed that the city had actually lost about 250 residents.

In 2017, Pelham ranked #142 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

The livability index in Pelham is 72, higher than the Georgia state average of 67 and higher than the U.S. average of 66.

Facebook Page for Pelham, Georgia:

The Mayor of Pelham is Mayor Steven Turner.

Pelham City Hall
128 West Railroad Street
Pelham, GA 31779

Crime in Pelham, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Pelham was 192.2, lower than the average in the U.S. of 262.7. The crime rate is based on the number of crimes that would occur if the population was 100,000 so it can be compared between large cities and small towns. In terms of total crime, there were 2,371 crimes per 100,000 individuals, 30% lower than the average in the state of Georgia with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 citizens and 16% lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people.

Violent crime rates are lower in Pelham also, with 164 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents. This is 59% lower than the average in the state of Georgia, which had 398 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, and 58% lower than the average in the United States of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Property crimes had a rate of 2,208 crimes per 100,000 people, 27% lower than the average in Georgia with 3,005 crimes and 10% lower than the national average of 2,451 crimes per 100,000 residents.

The overall crime rate in Pelham is 16% less than the national average and Pelham is safer than 52% of the cities in America. Your chances of becoming the victim of any crime are 1 in 43 in the city of Pelham.

As of February 2018, there were 100 registered sex offenders living in Pelham, Georgia.

Pelham, Georgia Police Department Address:

Pelham Police Department
108 Hand Street
Pelham, GA 31779

Other Information about Pelham Police:

The Police Chief of Pelham is Nealie McCormick who can be reached a 229-294-6003.

Open Records Request in Pelham, Georgia

Record requests in Mitchell County should be directed to the Mitchell County Superior Court Clerk, Adayna Broome, at the following address:

Mitchell County Superior Court Clerk
Adayna Broome, Clerk
11 West Broad Street, Room 109
P.O. Box 427
Camilla, GA 31730

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

The Sheriff of Mitchell County, Georgia is Sheriff W.E. Bozeman.

Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office
4815 Highway 37 East
P.O. Box 28
Camilla, GA 31730

The Jail Administrator is Captain Russell Sheppard who can be reached at 229-336-2030.

Mitchell County Jail
4815 Highway 37
P.O. Box 28
Camilla, GA 31730

Mail for Inmates should be addressed to:
Inmate’s Name
℅ Mitchell County Justice Center
P.O. Box 28
Camilla, GA 31730

Inmates are allowed 20 minutes for visitation for those who are on the inmate’s list. Inmates can have four (4) people on their list:

For information about commissary:

If you have questions regarding phone use by inmates, medical care, or any other questions, you should call 229-336-2030,

If you are concerned you may have a warrant in Mitchell County, you should call the Sheriff’s Office at 229-336-2032.

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