Information about Sparks, Georgia:

Sparks, Georgia is a town in Cook County, Georgia. Sparks is in the center of Cook County and the county itself is in Southern Georgia, close to the Florida state line. In 2010, the population of Sparks, Georgia was 2,052. It was estimated in 2016 that the population had decreased to 2,002.

In 2017, Sparks ranked #52 of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” and #100 of 285 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia.”

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The Mayor of Sparks, Georgia is Mayor Gino Martini who has been the Mayor of Spark since February 2005. He can be reached at 775-353-2311 or by email at gmartini@cityofsparks.us.

Sparks City Hall
115 Colquitt Street
Sparks, GA 31647
229-549-8211

Crime in Sparks, Georgia:

Crime is a serious problem in Sparks and the city has received an “F” rating in the area of crime. In 2016, the crime index in Sparks, Georgia was 456.2 which is significantly higher than the national average of 244.7. Although there were a total of 95 crimes reported to the police, due to the small population that means that for every 100,000 residents there were 4,752 total crimes. This is a higher ratio than either the state average of 3,402 crimes for every 100,000 people and higher than the national average of 2,837 for every 100,000 residents.

The higher crime rate in Sparks is true for violent crimes and property crimes. Although there were only 12 violent crimes reported to the police in Sparks, that means that there were 600 violent crimes for every 100,000 people. The state average in Georgia is 398 per 100,000 people and the average in America is 386 per 100,000 individuals.

The same is true with regards to property crime. The number of property crimes reported was only 83; however, again with such a small population the rate actually goes up. There were 4,152 property crimes per 100,000 people in Sparks compared to 3,0005 per 100,000 which is the state average in Georgia. The national average when dealing with property crimes is 2,451 for every 100,000 individuals.

There are 18 registered sex offenders living in Sparks, Georgia as of January 2018.

Facts about crime in Sparks, Georgia
• Sparks is safer than only 14% of the cities in America and the overall crime rate is 68% higher than the national average;
• Your chances of becoming a victim of a crime in Sparks is 1 in 22;
• For every 100,000 people there are 13,02 crimes per day in Sparks; and
• The number of total year over year crimes in Sparks has increased by 39%.

Sparks, Georgia Police Address:

Sparks Police Department
115 Colquitt Street
Sparks, GA 31647
229-549-8211

Other Information about the Sparks Police Department:

The Chief of Police in Sparks is Chief Brian Allen. The Sparks Police Department has 112 sworn and 47 personnel within the Police Department. There are also more than 45 citizen volunteers.

The ratio of police officers to residents in Sparks is 1.50 officers for every 1,000 residents which is lower than the state average of 2.50 officers for every 1,000 residents

Open Records Request in Sparks, Georgia:

For records request from the city of Sparks

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

The Sheriff of Cook County is Sheriff Douglas G. Hanks.

Cook County Sheriff’s Office
1000 County Farm Road
Adel, GA 31620
229-896-7471

The physical address of the Cook County Jail
Cook County Jail
1000 County Farm Road
Adel, GA 31620
229-896-7471

The address for inmate mail
Inmates Name
Cook County Jail
1000 County Farm Road
Adel, GA 31620

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Most Wanted in Cook County, Georgia

Warrant Division in Cook County, Georgia

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