Information about Smyrna, Georgia:

Smyrna, Georgia is located in Cobb County, Georgia which is northwest of Atlanta and has been one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia and one of the most densely populated. It is part of the Atlanta–Sandy Springs-Roswell Metropolitan Statistical Area. During the 2010 census, the population of Smyrna was 51,265. In 2016, it was estimated that Smyrna had a population of 56,664.

Smyrna, Georgia has a livability index of 76, higher than the state of Georgia at 66 and higher than the U.S. average of 65. If we were to give letter grades to factors that contribute to a happy and healthy city, Smyrna would receive a grade of “A” in weather and amenities, a “B” in education, and a “C” in crime, cost of living, employment and housing.

The city of Smyrna has a website,

The Mayor of Smyrna is Mayor Arthur Max Bacon who has been the Mayor of Smyrna since 1985. He can be reached by email at maxbacon@smyrnaga.gov.

Smyrna City Hall
2800 King Street
Smyrna, GA 30080

Crime in Smyrna, Georgia:

The crime index in 2016 in Smyrna, Georgia was 222.2 which is smaller than the national crime index of 281.5. There were 1,745 crimes, either violent or property crimes, that occurred in Smyrna, Georgia. For every 100,000 people there were 3,053 crimes in Smyrna, Georgia. While that is lower than the state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people, it is higher than the average in the U.S. of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people. This makes the overall crime rate in Smyrna 10% lower than the state average, but 8% higher than the national average.

The violent crime rate in Smyrna, Georgia is 14% lower than the state average and 11% lower than the national average. The rate of property crimes was 2,710 for every 100,000 people in Smyrna, lower than the state average of 3,005 for every 100,000 residents and higher than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 residents.

The overall crime rate in Smyrna, Georgia is 8% higher than the national average, but Smyrna is safer than 32% of cities in the United States. The number of total year over year crimes have increased by 1% in Smyrna, Georgia.

As of January 2018, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Smyrna, Georgia, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders 1,350 to 1. The number of sex offenders compared to the number of residents is much smaller than the average in Georgia.

Smyrna, Georgia Police Address:

Smyrna Police Department
2646 Atlanta Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
770-434-9481

Other Information about the Smyrna Police Department:

The Chief of the Smyrna Police Department is David M. Lee.

Most Wanted in Smyrna, Georgia:

In 2016, there were 127 full-time law enforcement employees, 90 of whom were police officers. The ratio of citizens to police officers was 1.57 officers for every 1,000 residents in Smyrna, Georgia. The state average is 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents.

Open Records Request in Smyrna, Georgia

For records requests from the Smyrna Police Department:

For records requests from the Smyrna City Clerk’s Office:

For information on records from the city of Smyrna, Georgia:

For records in Cobb County, Georgia:
You should call 770-499-4752 or by emailing openrecords@cobbsheriff.org

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

The Sheriff of Cobb County is Sheriff Neal Warren. Sheriff Warren can be reached at 770-499-4611 or via email at Neil.Warren@cobbcountyga.org.

Sheriff Warren has a Facebook Page:

Cobb County Sheriff’s Office
185 Roswell St. NE
Marietta, GA 30090

Cobb County Adult Detention Center
1825 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30060
770-499-7200

Inmate Mail should be sent to:
Cobb County Jail
Inmate Full Name and ID#
P.O. Box 100110
Marietta, GA 30061

Known as the Work Deployment Center, the Annex houses 384 non-violent offenders who are released during the day and return at night.

Cobb County Sheriff’s Office
Operations Annex
1877 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30008
770-499-4340

Colonel Janet Price is the Division Commander who oversees the Detention Centers. She can be reached at 770-499-4220 or Janet.Price@cobbcounty.org.

To search for an inmate in the Cobb County Detention Center:

For information on scheduling the visitation of inmates in the Cobb County Detention Center, you should call 770.852.3799.

For information on visitation you should call 770.499.4359.

For information regarding warrants in Cobb County, you can call the Warrant Division at 770-499-4697

Most Wanted in Cobb County:

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