March 2013: Police Department and Municipal Court Move to Temporary Facilities
The Decatur Police Department and Decatur Municipal Court have moved into temporary offices while the Beacon Hill facility on W. Trinity Place is gutted and renovated. During the construction project, you can find police services and municipal court in these locations:
Decatur Municipal Court
Callaway Building, 120 W. Trinity Pl., Room 311
Monday-Friday, 8 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
- Pay Traffic Tickets
- Attend Court Hearings
- Post a Bond
- Request Court Continuances, etc.
Decatur Police Communications
314-C. Church St.
Open 24 Hours
- Report A Crime
- Post a Bond
- Retrieve Property
- Request Background Checks
- Obtain Vehicle Release
- Submit Open Records Requests
Decatur Police Administration and Operations
Wells Fargo Building
250 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., Suite T-130
Monday-Friday, 9 A.M.-5 P.M.
- Meet with Police Personnel
- Obtain Taxi, Door-To-Door Solicitation, Alcoholic Beverage Operations and Licensing Permits
More About the Police Dept.
The Police Department provides police protection services through programs of proactive patrolling, crime prevention and investigation. Employees of this department also provide information and general assistance to the public, special emergency services in hazardous materials incidents, extreme weather conditions and similar emergencies, and assistance to emergency medical service personnel when requested.
Decatur Police Department
Wells Fargo Building, 250 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., Suite T-130 (Temporary location)
Decatur, GA 30030
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The department's primary goals are to:
- Maintain an active presence in the business district
- Continue to expand officer involvement with neighborhood associations, the Decatur Business Association, and other community groups
- Strengthen communications and connections throughout the community
- Continue the child ID safety program to enhance safety and develop positive relationships with the youth of Decatur
- Plan and implement a pedestrian and traffic safety program
- Continue to develop the School Resource Officer program
The Police Department will implement community focused domestic violence awareness initiatives, conduct child ID programs, enhance the police records wireless network, and focus on improving technology, including upgrades of the radio system, records management software, and implementation of the next phase of the wireless E-911 system.