Body found in Valdosta creek

Release: On August 11, 2021, at approximately 8:37 am., Valdosta Police Officers and Detectives responded to the 900 block of Melody Lane, after a citizen called E911, to report that he had observed a person…

VPD: Update on Valdosta shooting

Release: Victim: Jaques Sherman, African American male, 34 years of age, Valdosta resident On August 1, 2021, at approximately 2:37 am., Valdosta Police Department Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to the 2100 block of Bemiss…

Valdosta traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Release: Offender: Tomlin, Kavious, African American male, age 24, resident of Valdosta On July 28, 2021, at approximately 12:25 am., a Valdosta Police Department Patrol Officer made a traffic stop in the 1800 block Canterbury…

VPD August hiring event

Release: Valdosta Police Department (VPD) is seeking/hiring qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. We are holding an open testing hiring event on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at 6p.m. We allow entrance 30 minutes…

Shooting on Park Avenue in Valdosta

Release: On July 7, 2021, at approximately 4:50 pm., Valdosta Police Officers were at a traffic stop in the area of Patterson Street near East Park Avenue, when they heard several gunshots. Shortly after hearing…

Valdosta man arrested after attempted robbery

Release: Offender: Mitchell, Eric, African American male, age 23, resident of Valdosta On June 16, 2021, at approximately 1 am, Patrol Officers with Valdosta Police Department responded to the 400 block of Northside Drive after…