Poulan, Georgia Information:

Poulan is a city in Worth County, Georgia in the southern part of the state. The city is part of the Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Poulan is well known for the significant revenue it generates catching speeders. The population was 851 in the 2010 census, but estimates in 2016 show that the population has decreased to around 800.

In 2017, Poulan ranked #48 out of 449 of the “Safest Places to Live in Georgia,” #128 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” and #255 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

The livability index in Poulan is 65 which is lower than both the state average of 67 and the national average of 66.

Facebook Page for Poulan, Georgia:

Dustin Grubbs is the Mayor of Poulan, Georgia.

Poulan City Hall
P.O. Box 69
204 Hunton Street SW
Poulan, GA 31781
229-776-4097

Crime in Poulan, Georgia:

In 2015, the crime index in Poulan, Georgia was 104.2, lower than the U.S. average of 249.6.

The crime rate in Poulan was an estimated 1,865 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens of Poulan. That is a lower rate than the state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people and lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 individuals. Violent crimes, which include rape, murder, assault, and robbery, also occur less often in Poulan. There were an estimated 218 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents, again lower than both the Georgia state average of 398 per 100,000 people and the U.S. average of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens. Property crime rates, which include theft, auto theft, and burglary, are also lower in Poulan with an estimated 1,647 crimes per 100,000 people. The state of Georgia average is 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 people and the national average is 2,451 crimes per 100,000 individuals.

As of February 2018, there were nine (9) registered sex offenders living in Poulan, Georgia.
Facts about crime in Poulan, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Poulan is 34% lower than the national average;
  • Poulan is safer than 52% of the cities in the U.S.;
  • The number of total year over year crime has not changed; and
  • In Poulan, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming the victim of a crime.

    Poulan, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Poulan City Police Department
    204 Hunton St. SW
    Poulan, GA 31781
    229-776-4096

    Other Information about Poulan Police:

    The Police Chief of the Poulan Police Department is Larry Whisenant.

    In 2016, there were five (5) police officers in the city of Poulan, making the ratio 6.31 officers per 1,000 residents. This is far above the Georgia state average of 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents.

    Open Records Request in Poulan, Georgia

    For records in Worth County, you should contact the Clerk of Superior Court, Brenda W. Hicks. She can be reached at 229-776-8205 Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or in person:

    Worth County Court
    201 North Main Street
    Courthouse Room #13
    Sylvester, GA 31791
    229-776-8025

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

    The Worth County Sheriff is Sheriff Jeff Hobby.

    Worth County Sheriff’s Office
    201 North Main Street Room 14
    Sylvester, GA 31791
    229-776-8211

    For the sex offender registry in Worth County:

    Worth County Jail
    201 North Main Street
    Sylvester, GA 31791
    229-776-3142

    For information on visitation at Worth County Jail:

    For other questions regarding the jail or for questions about inmates, call 229-776-3142.

    If you think you may have a warrant in Worth County Georgia, you should call the Sheriff’s Office at 229-776-8211.

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