Canton Police Department

  • Agency: Canton Police Department
  • Address: 221 E Marietta St, Canton, 30114 GA
  • Chief: Todd Vande Zande (Interim Chief of Police)
Phone: 770-720-4883
Fax: 770-345-1409

Canton Police Department is located at 221 E Marietta St, Canton, 30114 GA. The Interim Chief of Police of the department is Todd Vande Zande. The Canton Police Department phone number is 770-720-4883.

Canton Police Department News

We remember those who have sacrificed this Memorial Day. "They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation." -Henry Ward Beecher

♩♬Schoooool's out for summer!....♪ ♫

Thanks for the memories Canton Elementary! You will truly be missed.

Can you identify this individual? This pictured individual is wanted for questioning in reference to a shoplifting event that occurred at the CVS on Marietta Highway in Canton. On May 5, 2018, the individual allegedly entered the CVS and asked an employee for a plastic bag. She then filled the bag with merchandise and left the business without paying. If anyone recognizes or can identify the individual pictured, please contact the Canton Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. Phone: 770-720-4883

If you get the chance today, please wish Officer Summer Curran a Happy Birthday. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to our department and community we serve. What you do makes a noble difference every day!

What a great community! Thank you Dunkin' Coffee (121 Marietta Hwy, Canton) for hosting Coffee with a Cop. Photos by Stan Oliver

We love this community! Thank you Walmart for the cases of water. #policeweek

Please say "Hi" to the Canton Officers you see while you're attending the Arts Festival this weekend.

Our Honor Guard Officers were proud and humbled to represent the department during last night's National Police Memorial event in Woodstock, Ga. All Public Safety agencies in Cherokee County joined together to honor the fallen from 2017 and 2018 to date.

We would like to thank Reinhardt University for their gracious delivery of pizza to the department today in honor of National Police Memorial Week. Our employees really enjoyed the meal and want to let the University and all citizens know how much we appreciate your support and partnership. @ Canton Police Department, GA

“CPD Commander receives Leadership Award” Over the past year, Operations Bureau Commander Captain Jeff Tucker has attended the FBI- Law Enforcement Executive Development Association’s (LEEDA) Supervisor Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute, and Executive Leadership Institute program. During the course of his studies, Captain Tucker engaged in topics to include personality diagnostics, leadership case studies, mentoring, developing your people, performance management, risk management and credibility. In addition, he was involved in such areas as command discipline and liability, dealing with problem employees and leading change within an organization. Furthermore, the Captain engaged in other studies such as generational leadership, paradigms and change objectives, power and influence, transactional and transformational leadership and the future of law enforcement. Captain Tucker just recently completed this intense program and has been awarded the FBI - LEEDA Trilogy Award and will be recognized for this very important accomplishment during a City Council Meeting in the future. Canton Police Chief Mark J. Mitchell stated, “I am extremely proud of Captain Tucker for the commitment, dedication and hard work he put into finishing such a very important training program. All of our employees are vital to the success of this organization so, we must invest in their career development which not only improves their skill sets but also continues to develop our department into a premier professional agency that supports our employees and the community we serve.” Photo by Photography by Dwight

Can you identify this individual? The pictured male is wanted for questioning in reference to Identity Theft. This individual is accused of using a credit card, not belonging to him, to make multiple purchases at the GameStop and VapeRite in Canton. If you have information as to the identity of the pictured individual, please contact Detective Tom Priest at the Canton Police Department. phone: 770 720-4883 or Email: tom.priest@cantonga.gov

If you get the chance today, please also congratulate Officer Alexzander Crawford for his first year with the agency. Thank you sir for the commitment, mindset and attitude you exhibit each day for our department and citizens we serve. What you do makes a noble difference!

If you have a moment today, please congratulate Officer Robert Marinaccio for his first year with our department. In fact, he has been in our profession for over thirty (30) years. Thank you for your dedicated service with our organization and our community we engage with each day. Continue to make a noble difference!

We were proud to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics today, hosted by Woodstock Police, GA. Law enforcement agencies throughout the county joined together in raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics.

Please help us congratulate Sgt. Scott Hoffman. He was awarded the Rotary Club's Officer of the Year award for the Canton Police Department.

Community Message!

If you have a second today, please congratulate Lt. Matt Baldwin for his twenty-one (21) years with our organization. In fact, this is his twenty-fifth (25) year in our profession. Thank you sir for your many years of loyal and dedicated service to our agency and community we engage with each day. What you do makes a noble difference!

Officers were dispatched to Etowah River Park for a juvenile that was separated from her family while kayaking. We are proud to report that she is safe and back with her family.

If you have a moment, please wish Officer Louis Salas a Happy Birthday. We truly appreciate your commitment and passion you have for our department and community we serve. Continue to make a noble difference sir!! Happy Birthday!!🎂

Today is our last Read with a Cop for the year. We are very proud of our great partnership with Canton and Hasty Elementary and had an awesome year reading and connecting with the children in our community. Have a great summer and we will see you next school year!

The pictured individual is wanted for questioning relating to a shoplifting event that occurred at the Walmart on Riverstone Parkway in Canton. The suspect has tattoos down his right arm and hand. If anyone recognizes or can identify the individual pictured, please contact the Canton Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 770-720-4883.