Polk County Police Department

  • Agency: Polk County Police Department
  • Address: 73 Clines Ingram Jackson Road, Cedartown, 30125 GA
  • Chief: Kenny Dodd (Chief of Police)
Phone: (770) 748-7331
Fax: (770) 749-2946

Polk County Police Department is located at 73 Clines Ingram Jackson Road, Cedartown, 30125 GA. The Chief of Police of the department is Kenny Dodd. The Polk County Police Department phone number is (770) 748-7331.

Polk County Police Department News

** Press Release** Operation Southern Impact II Polk County Police Department is proud to be a part of the GBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and assisted in this multi jurisdictional operation focusing on persons who possess and distribute child pornography as well as those who are sexually exploiting children using the internet and other technology.

Good Morning Polk County! We at the Polk County Police Department are hosting a blood drive today from 9AM until 2PM. If you or someone you know would like to help us by donating please come out to the Polk County Police Department at 73 Clines Ingram Jackson Road and help save lives with your donation. Thank you in advance for helping.

The Polk County Schools have been released from lockdown. Please be patient while the teachers get the students outside. Thank you again for your cooperation.

Parents and Guardians, The Polk County School District has put out this message. We are receiving notification from several students that there is a potential threat of school violence. We have currently issued a Code Blue for all schools. Code Blue places schools in Lockdown Mode. Students will not be allowed to leave campus, and visitors will not be allowed to enter any building at this time. Law enforcement is currently investigating this matter. We will send an update with further information. Thank you, Laurie Atkins

On February 21,2018 Safariland honored Officer David Goodrich with a plaque and several other items embroidered with his name and Save #1991. This number signifies the number of lives saved by wearing their ballistic vests. This occurred during the incident where our agency tragically lost Detective Kristen Hearne on September 29, 2017. Officer Goodrich was shot twice in the incident, but his ballistic vest stopped the bullets. Although we still mourn the loss of Detective Hearne, we are grateful that Officer Goodrich is still working and with the Polk County Police Department.

***UPDATE*** On February 13, 2018 members of the Criminal Investigation Division along with Polk County Police Officer R. Akins located the juvenile in the below photos safe and sound. Thanks for the help of the community in locating this juvenile.

On February 10, 2018 Polk County Police Officers Robinson and Lloyd apprehended Mr. Colby Pope who was wanted by the Rockmart Police Department and the Polk County Police Department for numerous thefts, burglaries, and criminal trespass. Mr. Pope has been on the run for the past month avoiding apprehension. Great job by Officers Robinson and Lloyd!

The Polk County Police Department would like to extend our condolences to the Family of Officer Chase Maddox as well as the Locust Grove Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. We also want to extend our well wishes for a speedy recovery to Deputies Corley and Calloway of the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

***UPDATE*** Mr. Barfield has been located safe and unharmed by law enforcement. Please respect the family at this time and Thank you for all the support and assistance offered.

**Missing Person** The Polk County Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating Nathan Emory Barfield. Mr. Barfield left his residence at approximately 7:30AM on this date possibly wearing a burgundy fleece pull over and boots. Mr. Barfield is driving a dark blue 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee GA tag BDH6360. Any information in reference to Mr. Barfield’s location please contact Polk County 911.

On Monday January 29, 2018 Det. Brady along with other members of the GBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force were invited to the Georgia State Capital to be honored for the work of the ICAC Task Force. Senator Unterman presented Senate Resolution #588 with members of the ICAC Task Force present with her for the reading of the resolution. The Polk County Police Department is a proud member of this task force and the work in which its members do to protect our children. Thank you Senator Unterman for your support of the men and women of the GA ICAC Task Force.

The Polk County Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is requesting your assistnce in locating this missing juvenile. Any information on the location of the below pictured juvenile please contact Detective Josh Smith @ 678-246-5107 or jsmith@polkga.org. Your assistance in this matter is greatly appreciated.

This is Vinson Mountain Road. It’s still covered in snow and ice. If you have to travel today, Please use extreme caution. Best advice is to stay off the roadway. Stay safe!

This is 27 North. Black Ice has been reported in some areas. Be careful and stay safe.

This is Hwy 278 in Cedartown. Again, Officers are reporting that black ice is still on parts of the roadway. Please use extreme caution.

Officers are reporting that most county roads are covered in snow with black ice underneath. Please use caution if you have to go outside. Be careful if you are on Hwy 100 at Prior Station Road. It has had several accidents today.

The Polk County Police Department Officers report that most roads are covered with snow this morning. Even if roads look safe they may be covered with black ice. Temperatures will stay below freezing most of the day, if you don’t have to go out please stay at home. If you need help, please contact E-911. The Polk County Police Department will give updates throughout the day. Please stay safe inside.

The Polk County Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is seeking your assistance in any information about the dog in the photo below. If you have any informaiton please contact Detective J. Smith @ 770-748-7331. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

#PlantingBrotherhood Thank you for your service.

The Polk County Police Department would like to thank the Planting Brotherhood from the Dalton Police Department who donated a crêpe myrtle tree in honor of Detective Kristen Hearne.

The Polk County Police Department is requesting your assistance in helping to locate Jazmine Brown. She was last seen in the 5000 block of Buchanan Highway in Buchanan, GA on Wednesday 29 November 2017. Jazmine was last seen wearing black leggings and a dark colored shirt. Jazmine is approximately 7 months pregnant. If you have seen her or have information as to her whereabouts, please contact Polk County 911 at # 770-748-3400 or Sgt. Charles Vainrib at # 678-246-5130. Thank you.

Teen Maze 2017

Polk County Teen Maze 2017

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