Tyrone, Georgia Information:

Tyrone, Georgia is in Fayette County, Georgia about 25 miles away from downtown Atlanta. In 2010, the population of Tyrone was 6,879 but 2016 estimates indicate that it has grown since then to 7,215 residents.

In 2017, Tyrone ranked:

  • #646 of 4,873 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in America;”
  • #657 of 4,871 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in America;”
  • #1,404 of 12,574 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in America;”
  • #794 of 4,862 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in America;”
  • #10 of 110 of “Suburbs with the Best Public Schools in Georgia;”
  • #12 of 285 of “Places with the Best Public Schools in Georgia;”
  • #14 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Georgia;”
  • #14 of 77 of the “Safest Suburbs in Georgia;”
  • #15 of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in Georgia;”
  • #41 of 449 of the “Best Places to Live in Georgia;” and
  • #85 of 373 of the “Safest Places to Live in Georgia.”

    In 2016, the crime index in Tyrone was 68.3 which is far below the national average of 275.4. In terms of total crime in Tyrone, there were 1,063 crimes for every 100,000 residents. This number is far lower than the state average of 3,402 per 100,000 people and even lower than the national average of 2,837 per 100,000 people. This is true for both violent crimes and property crimes. Tyrone reported 69 violent crimes for every 100,000 people while the state average was 398 per 100,000 and the average in America was 386 per 100,000 people. Property crimes, which are usually more prevalent than violent crimes, are also lower in Tyrone (994 per 100,000 people) than the Georgia state average (3,005 for every 100,000 people) and the national average (2,451 per 100,000 people.)

    As of January 2018, there were only two (2) registered sex offenders who lived in Tyrone, Georgia. This makes the ratio of residents of Tyrone to the number of registered sex offenders 3,488 to 1 which is considerably less than the state average.

    Points regarding crime in Tyrone, Georgia:

  • The number of total year over year crimes has decreased by 23% in Tyrone, Georgia;
  • In Tyrone, your chances of becoming a victim of any crime are 1 in 95;
  • Tyrone, Georgia is safer than 81% of the cities in America; and
  • The overall crime rate is 63% lower in Tyrone, Georgia that the American average.

    The Mayor of Tyrone, Georgia is Mayor Eric Dial who can be reached by phone at 404-391-1020 or by email at edial@tyrone.org.

    Tyrone, Georgia Police Address:

    Tyrone Police Department
    945 Senoia Road
    Tyrone, Georgia 30290
    Non-Emergency Phone: 770-487-4732
    Dispatch Phone: 770-461-4357

    Other Information about the Tyrone Police Department:

    The Chief of Police is Brandon Perkins who is interested in hearing your “constructive feedback.” He can be reached at 770-487-4732 or by email.

    The Tyrone Police Department also has a Facebook Page:

    In 2016, there were 19 full-time law enforcement employees, 17 of whom were police officers. This translates to Tyrone having 2.35 police officers per 1,000 residents which is less than the state average of 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents.

    Open Records Request in Tyrone, Georgia:

    For records request in the town of Tyrone, go to this website and click on the link “File an Open Records Request:”

    For open records request in Fayette County, you should contact Captain Charlie Cowart by phone, fax, mail, email, or in person:
    Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
    Captain Charlie Cowart
    Attn: Open Records Request
    155 Johnson Ave
    Fayetteville, GA 30214
    Phone: 770-716-4712
    Fax: 770-716-4871
    Email: ccowart@fayettecountyga.gov.

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

    The Sheriff of Fayette County, Georgia is Barry H. Babb who can be reached at 770-461-6353 or by email at sheriff@fayettecountyga.gov.

    The physical address of the Fayette Sheriff’s Office is:
    155 Johnson Avenue
    Fayetteville, GA 30214

    The Fayette County Jail is run by Major Anthony Rhodes who can be reached at 770-716-4815 or by email at arhodes@fayettecountyga.gov. The jail opened in 1993 and has beds for 404 inmates, both male and female, most of whom are awaiting trial, although it also houses people who have been sentenced for 12 months or less.

    To check the jail roster, you can go to this website:

    Visitation at the jail is scheduled at least a day in advance and there are rules while visiting an inmate at the Fayette County Jail, including:

  • Visitors must be 17 years of age or older and must have proof of identification;
  • Only two adults and two children over the age of three (3) can visit at one time;
  • The first Sunday of every month is when children under the age of three (3) can visit;
  • Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and must be supervised at all times;
  • Visitors must be dressed properly and modestly;
  • Visitors caught bringing prohibited items into the jail will be prosecuted;
  • Visitors are subject to search at any time;
  • No purses or packages are allowed;
  • Food and drinks are prohibited; and
  • If you have question you can call 770-716-4734.

    If you are concerned you may have a warrant in Fayette County, Georgia, you can contact Lt. Toby Daly at 770-716-4841 or by email at tdaly@fayettecountyga.gov.

    The 10 Most Wanted Fugitives in Fayette County is currently under construction, but a link to it will be available on this page:

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