Powder Springs, Georgia Information:

Powder Springs is a city in southwest Cobb County, Georgia, in the northern part of the state near Atlanta. In 2010, Powder Springs’ population was 13,940, but estimates in 2016 show that the population has grown to around 15,000 citizens. This is to be expected as Cobb County is one of the fastest growing counties in the country.

In 2017, Powder Springs ranked #30 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburbs in Georgia,” #31 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Georgia,” #35 out of 110 of “Best Suburbs to Live in Georgia,” #42 out of 110 of the “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #54 out of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #68 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in the Atlanta Area,” and #40 out of 275 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Atlanta.”

The livability index in Powder Springs is 73, higher than the state average in Georgia of 67 and the national average of 66. Powder Springs ranks high the areas of amenities, education, and weather; however, it ranks poorly in housing and employment.

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The Mayor of Powder Springs is Mayor Al Thurman. Mayor Thurman can be reached at 770-943-1666 or by email at athurman@cityofpowdersprings.org.

Powder Springs City Hall
P.O. Box 46
4484 Marietta Street
Powder Springs, GA 30127

Crime in Powder Springs, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Powder Springs was 169.9 when the average crime index in the U.S. 274.6. The total crime rate in Powder Springs was 2,133 crimes for every 100,000 residents. This is 37% lower than the average in the state of Georgia of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people and it is 23% lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 individuals.

In terms of violent crimes, the rate of 347 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in Powder Springs is 13% lower than the state of Georgia average of 398 per 100,000 citizens and 10% lower than the national average of 398 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens. Property crimes are also lower in Powder Springs, 41% lower than the state average and 27% lower than the national average. There are 1,786 property crimes per 100,000 people in Powder Springs, the average in the state of Georgia is 3,005 crimes for every 100,000 citizens. The national average is 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 individuals.

As of January 2018, there were 76 registered sex offenders living in the city of Powder Springs.

Powder Springs, Georgia Police Department Address:

Powder Springs Police Department
1114 Richard D. Sailors Parkway
P.O. Box 46
Powder Springs, GA 30127

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The Chief of the Powder Springs Police Department is Chief Tony M. Bailey. Chief Bailey can be emailed at: tbailey@cityofpowdersprings.org.

In 2016, there were 30 full-time police officers in the Powder Springs Police Department, meaning that there were 2.0 police officers for every 1,000 citizens. The average in the state of Georgia in 2016 was 2.5 officers per 100,000.

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Open Records Request in Powder Springs, Georgia

Record requests from the Powder Springs Police Department:

Record requests from the city of Powder Springs should be brought the attention to the City Clerk, Kelly Axt, at:

City Clerk
4484 Marietta St.
P.O. Box 46
Powder Springs, GA 30127

Records requests in Cobb County should be addressed to openrecords@cobbsheriff.org or 770-499-4752.

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The Sheriff of Cobb County, Georgia is Sheriff Neil Warren. Sheriff Warren can be reached at 770-499-4611 or by email at Neil.Warren@CobbCounty.org.

Cobb County Sheriff
185 Roswell St NE
Marietta, GA 30090

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The Cobb County Adult Detention Center is a pretrial facility and sits on an 11-acre campus and has three towers – A, B, and C. Together, the three towers can hold 3,077 inmates.
The Detention Center is under the command of Division Commander Colonel Janet Prince. Colonel Prince can be reached at Janet.Prince@cobbcounty.org or at 770-499-

Cobb County Detention Center
1825 County Services Road
Marietta, GA 30008

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