EMS Gives “Stop the Bleed” Training to VPD

VALDOSTA, Ga.— Members of the Valdosta Police Department recently attended the Stop the Bleed training by Captain Ronda Vanek of Emergency Medical Services. Sponsored by the Georgia Trauma Commission, the training showed how to make…

Man Caught with Drugs in Hand During Traffic…

VALDOSTA, Ga.— During a traffic stop for a traffic violation, a driver attempted to conceal his illegal narcotics in his hand. The officers, who clearly saw the poorly hidden substances, began to place the driver…

Upcoming VPD Citizen’s Police Academy in March

VALDOSTA— The Valdosta Police Department would like to announce the 31st Session of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) which will be held each Thursday night from March 5, 2020 through May 7, 2020. The goal…

Overtime Duty Shift Leads to a Double Arrest

VALDOSTA— Overtime can reap some neat benefits: more money in the bank, more reputation with employers, and, for a skilled patrol officer, more arrests. On January 4, 2020, at approximately 12:55 am, a patrol officer…

Citizen Tip Leads to Narcotics Arrest

VALDOSTA, GA - On Tuesday at approximately 1:21 pm, the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Detectives followed up on a tip that there was an African American male in the 600 block of Hudson Street who had…