Roswell, Georgia Information:

Roswell, Georgia is located in northern Fulton County, in the northern part of the state of Georgia. During the 2010 census the population of Roswell was 88,346 but estimates from 2016 show that the population has grown to 94,598 citizens.

In 2017, Roswell ranked #350 out of 15,783 of the “Best Places to Live in America,” #5 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in Georgia,” #7 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia,” #7 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #9 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #37 out of 449 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in Georgia,” #7 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Live in the Atlanta Area,” and #16 out of 110 of the “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index in Roswell, Georgia is 84, which is defined as “exceptionally livable.” On the livability index, the state average is 67 and the average in America is 66.

If we were to grade factors in Roswell on a letter scale, the city would receive mostly “A” and “B” grades except in the area of cost of living, where it would get an “F.”

The Mayor of Roswell, Georgia is Lori Henry who won a runoff election in 2017 for the title. Her term will end on December 31, 2021. Mayor Henry can be reached by phone at 770-594-6288 or at mayorhenry@roswellgov.com.

Roswell City Hall
38 Hill Street
Roswell, GA 30075

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Crime in Roswell, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Roswell was 134.2, considerably smaller than the national average of 277.5. There were a total of 1,845 crimes reported in Roswell, meaning that for every 100,000 citizens there were 1,928 crimes committed. This is a lower rate than there is in the state of Georgia, with 3,402 total crimes for every 100,000 people and lower than the national crime rate of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people.

When we separate the total crimes into violent and property crimes, the trends are similar with Roswell being lower than both state and national averages. There were 140 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens in Roswell. This is 62% lower than the state average of 398 violent crimes per 100,000 people and 61% lower than the national average of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Property crime rates are also lower in Roswell with 1,779 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens. The state average is 3,005 crimes for every 100,000 people and the average in America is 2,451 crimes per 100,000 citizens.

As of January 2018 there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Roswell, Georgia, making the ratio of citizens to sex offenders 2,928 to 1. The number of sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is much smaller than the average in Georgia.

Facts about crime in Roswell, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate is 32% lower than the national average and 43% lower than the average in the state of Georgia;
  • Roswell is safer than 60% of cities in America; and
  • Your chances of becoming the victim of any crime are 1 in 52 in Roswell, Georgia.

    Roswell, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Roswell Police Department
    39 Hill Street
    Roswell, GA 30075
    770-640-4271

    Other Information about Roswell Police:

    The Chief of Police is Rusty Grant. Chief Grant can be reached at rgrant@roswellgov.com.

    In 2016, there were 196 full-time law enforcement employees in Roswell, 141 of them were police officers. There were 1.47 officers for every 1,000 residents in Roswell in 2016. The average in the state of Georgia that year was 2.50 officers for every 1,000 citizens.

    The Roswell Jail/Detention Center closed in 2017. Inmates are now held at the Fulton County Jail in Alpharetta.

    Open Records Request in Roswell, Georgia

    Records requests in Roswell should go to the City Clerk, Marlee Press. She can be reached at 770-594-6280 or by email at mpress@rowellgov.com.

    City Clerk of Roswell
    38 Hill Street
    Suite 115
    Roswell, GA 30075
    770-594-6280

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

    The Sheriff of Fulton County is Sheriff Theodore Jackson.

    Administrative Offices of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office:
    Fulton County Justice Center Tower, 9th Floor
    185 Central Ave. S.W.
    Atlanta, GA 30303

    Fulton County Jail
    901 Rice St. NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318

    North Fulton County Jail – Alpharetta
    2565 Old Milton Parkway
    Alpharetta, GA 30009
    404-612-3433
    404-612-3434

    For information on whether someone is in custody, you should call the North Fulton County Jail at 404-612-3432.

    For information on visitation, mail, or anything regarding inmates you should call the North Fulton County Jail at 404-612-3437 or 404-612-3433.

    Most Wanted in Fulton County:

    If you think you may have a warrant in Fulton County, you are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 404-612-5129 or 404-612-5130.

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