Questions about Parking

Check out our Downtown Parking Regulations.

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Are you being pulled over?

What to do when an officer pulls you over.

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are you street legal?

Check and see before you get pulled over.

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child safety

The Athens Police Department supports efforts to keep your children safe. Check out the Polly Klaas Foundation for more information

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What's New

Our Force

Chief of Police
Patrol Captain
Patrol Lt.
Detective Sergeant
Detectives (2) 
Patrol Sergeants (4)
Patrol Officers (20)
Administrative Secretary
Records Clerks (2)

OUr Town

Service Area: 13.9 Square MilesService Population: 13,489 per 2012 census



Mission Statement

  • The goal of the Athens Police Department is to provide our community with the greatest quality of life by extending our professionalism through the use of every opportunity, action, and conveyance to reach our public.