Wadley, Georgia Information

Wadley, Georgia is in Jefferson County, Georgia. During the 2010 Census, the population of Wadley was recorded at 2,061, but the estimate in 2016 was that the population had decreased to less than 1,950 residents.

The crime index in Wadley, Georgia was 217.6 which is lower than the U.S. average of 274.2. In terms of total crime, there were 59 reported incidents in Wadley, Georgia. This translates to 2,911 total crimes for every 100,000 people. This rate is lower than the Georgia state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people although a bit higher than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people.

As of January 2018, there were 14 registered sex offenders who lived in Wadley, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Wadley, Georgia:

  • Wadley, Georgia is safer than 26% of the cities in America;
  • The crime rate overall in Wadley is 3% higher than the average nationally; and
  • In Wadley, your chances of being a victim of any crime are 1in 35.

    The Mayor of Wadley, Georgia is Mayor Harold Moore who was elected in 2013. He can be reached at 478-252-8072.

    Wadley, Georgia Police Address:

    The Wadley Police Department is at:
    122 North Main Street
    Wadley, Georgia 30477
    478-252-5214

    Other Information for the Wadley, Georgia Police Department:

    In 2012, there were five full-time law enforcement officers in Wadley, Georgia, four of whom were police officers. This translates to 1.95 officers for every 1,000 residents which is below the average in the state of 2.77 per 1,000 residents.

    There are currently 12 officers in the Wadley Police Department and one of them is a PoliceOne Member.

    The Interim Police Chief of the Wadley Police Department is Jimmy Butts who began in July of 2016 after the firing of Police Chief Wesley Lewis.

    Open Records Request in Wadley, Georgia

    If you are looking for records in Jefferson County, Georgia the Sheriff’s Office can be reached by phone at 478-625-7538 and they have a website for that purpose:

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    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Wadley, Georgia

    The Sheriff of Jefferson County, Georgia is Gary Hutchins. Sheriff Hutchins can be reached at 478-625-7538 and the webpage for the Sheriff’s Office is:

    The physical address of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is:
    911 Clarks Mill Road
    Louisville, Georgia 30434

    The mailing address is:
    P.O. Box 72
    Louisville, GA 30434

    The Most Wanted in Jefferson County can be found here:

    The Jefferson County Jail was built in 2004 and can house, at most, 126 inmates. It is located:
    911 Clarks Mill Road
    Louisville, GA 30434’
    478-625-7077

    Visitation is permitted on a set schedule and inmates are allowed to have three adults and three children aged 13-16 on their list. Visitors must bring a photo ID to visit.
    The visitation schedule is as follows:
    Dorm A, Dorm B, Dorm C, and Dorm D: Tuesday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; and
    Dorm E and Dorm F: Wednesday and Saturday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    There is a webpage which provides more information here:

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