Thomasville, Georgia Information:

Thomasville, Georgia is a city in, and the county seat of, Thomas County, Georgia. Thomasville is the second largest city in Southwest Georgia after Albany. Thomasville is located in the center of Thomas County, a county which is on the Georgia/Florida state line. In addition to the plantations and the historic downtown, there is a 308 year old oak tree which is one of the cities tourist attractions.

In 2016, Thomasville, Georgia was ranked at the second best historic small town on the USA Today’s “10 Best List Reader’s Choice with only Bisbee, Arizona coming in ahead of Thomasville.

During the 2010 Census, the population of Thomasville was 18,413 but the 2016 estimates place the population at 18,826.

In 2017, Thomasvile, Georgia ranked #3,387 out of 15,393 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in America,” #8,086 of 15,783 of the “Best Places to Live in America,” #117 of 285 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia,” #159 of 449 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #197 of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia,” and #193 of 449 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in Georgia,”

Greg Hobbs is the Mayor of Thomasville, although his term expired at the end of 2017. He can be reached 229-227-6987 or via email at: greghobbs@thomasville.org.

Thomasville City Council
111 Victoria Place
P.O. Box 1450
Thomasville, GA 31799

Crime in Thomasville, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Thomasville, Georgia was 294,9, while the U.S. average was only 279.1. The total crime rate in the city of Thomasville was 5,407 for every 100,000 residents compared with 3,402 total crimes for every 100,000 people in the state of Georgia and 2,837 per 100,000 nationally.

Violent crimes in Thomasville at 181 for every 100,000 are below both the state average or 398 for every 100,000 people and below the national rate of 386 for every 100,000 residents.In terms of property crime, Thomasville is far above both the state and national averages. Thomasville has 5,226 property crimes for every 100,000 people where the Georgia average is 3,005 for every 100,000 people and the average in America is 2,451 per 100,000 people.

Thomasville is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States and you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime in Thomasville. However, Thomasville is safer than 20% of cities in America and the number of total year over year crimes in Thomasville has decreased by 16%.

As of January 2018, there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Thomasville, Georgia.

Thomasville, Georgia Police Address:

Thomasville Police Department
921 Smith Ave
P.O. box 1450
Thomasville, GA 31799
229-227-3249

Other Information about the Thomasville, Georgia Police Department:

The Chief of Police of Thomasville is Chief of Police Troy Rich. He has been the Chief of Police since July of 2014.

In 2013, there were 56 full-time police officers in Thomasville, Georgia, 22 of whom were PoliceOne Members. This means that there were 1,000 officers for every 3.04 residents in Thomasville. This is higher than the state average in Georgia which employed 2,73 officers for every 1,000 residents in 2016.

Open Records Request in Thomasville, Georgia:

For records requests you should contact the Clerk of Superior and State Courts, Randa D. Wharton at 229-225-4108 or via email at randa.wharton@gscca.org,
Clerk of Superior and State Courts
325 N. Madison Street
P.O. Box 1995
Thomasville, GA 31799

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

The Sheriff of the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office is Sheriff R. Carton Powell who can be reached by phone at the Sheriff’s Office 229-225-3000 or by email at thoscoso@rose.net.

Thomas County Sheriff’s Office
921 Smith Avenue
Thomasville, GA 31792
229-225-3312

Crime Stoppers

The Thomas County Detention Facility has 32 officers and a daily population inmate on average of 170 prisoners; however, it can currently house 270 inmates. It would be possible to add additional bunks to bring the capacity up to 480 before construction would need to begin on a new facility. Captain Ron James is the Jail Supervisor and Lt. Virginia Williams in the Chief Jailer.

Visitation rules for the Thomas County Jail

Thomas County also has a Prison which is run by Robert A. Greer, Warden, although it will soon be closing its doors for good.

Thomas County Prison
324 County Farm Road
Thomasville, GA 31757,

Visitation, Mail, and Personal Property rules for the Prison:

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