Woodstock, Georgia Information

Woodstock, Georgia is in Cherokee County, Georgia and is part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. The population was 23,896 during the 2010 census, but the estimated population in 2016 was over 30,000 residents.

The Mayor of Woodstock is Donnie Henriques who has served as Mayor since 2005 and he served on the City Council from 1999-2003. This is his fourth consecutive term as the Mayor and he will serve until December 31, 2021.
Mayor Henriques can be reached at 770-592-6001.

Woodstock ranked #9 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Georgia,” #10 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #17 out 77 “Safest Suburbs in Georgia,” and #95 out of 373 of the “Safest Places to Live in Georgia.”

There were 647 reported crimes in Woodstock, or 2,071 crimes for every 100,000 residents. That is lower than the state rate of 3,402 per 100,000 residents and lower than the national rate of 2,837 per 100,000 residents.
Property crimes occur more often than do violent crimes, with 96 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 1,975 property crimes per 100,000 residents in Woodstock. This is significantly lower than the state’s overall rate of property crimes at 398 per 100,000 citizens and 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents of Georgia.
The US average is 386 per 100,000 residents for violent crimes and 2,451 per 100,000 residents for property crimes.

As of December 19, 2017 the number of registered sex offenders who live in Woodstock is 77 which means that there are 326 residents for every sex offender in Woodstock.

The crime rate in Woodstock is 254.9 which is low compared to the U.S. average of 322.2.

Quick facts about crimes in Woodstock, Georgia:

  • There are 5.67 crimes every day in Woodstock for every 100,000 residents;
  • The total crime rate in Woodstock in 27% lower than it is in the US;
  • The city of Woodstock is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US; and
  • Your chances of being a victim of any crime are 1 in 49 in Woodstock, Georgia.

    Woodstock, Georgia Police Station Information

    Calvin W. Moss is the Chief of Police of Woodstock and has been since February 27, 2012. Before becoming Chief of Police in Woodstock, he served with the Atlanta Police Department for over 30 years.

    There are 55 full-time law enforcement employees in Woodstock, with 50 of them being police officers. That works out to be 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is lower than the state average of 2.5.

    Woodstock, Georgia Police Department Address:

    The police department is located at:
    12453 Highway 92
    Woodstock, GA 30188

    Woodstock Jail Information

    Inmates are held at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center at:
    498 Chattin Drive
    Canton, GA 30115

    The detention center holds up to 512 people both before they are sentenced and after. The website for the Cherokee County Detention Center is:

    Open Records Request in Woodstock, Georgia

    For information on records you can contact the City Clerk, Rhonda Pezzello, at rpezzello@woodstockga.gov.

    The City Clerk’s physical location is:
    12453 Highway 92
    Woodstock, GA 30188

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

    The Sheriff of Cherokee County, Georgia, where Woodstock is located, is Sheriff Frank Reynolds. The phone number of Sheriff Reynolds is 678-493-4100 and the website is:


    If you are concerned you have a warrant in Woodstock, Georgia, you can call the city at 770-592-6000.

    For warrants within Cherokee County, you can call 678-493-4251. They also have a website:

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