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…

Valdosta Battle of the Badges happening July 28

Release: As a reminder our Fire and Police Departments are hosting a blood-drive through the Red Cross. The Battle of the Badges Blood-Drive is next Wednesday, July 28. It will be held between 10 am…

Deadly shooting in Valdosta

Release: On Monday, July 19, 2021, at approximately 10:28 pm., Valdosta Police Officers and Detectives responded to the En-Market (701 East Park Avenue) after E911 received a call about a subject being shot. An officer…

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Two new officers sworn in to the Valdosta…

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta Police Department swore in two new police officers on July 16, 2021. Officer Maria Rodriguez and Officer Jake Folsom are the latest officers sworn in to serve the Valdosta community. For…

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…

VPD and VFD announce their 2021 Battle of…

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta Fire Department and the Valdosta Police Department get ready to host their annual Battle of the Badges on July 28, 2021. This is an inter-departmental competition in cooperation with the American…

VPD: Do not mix drinking and driving during…

Release: The Valdosta Police Department reminds everyone to not mix drinking and driving during Independence Day celebrations The Valdosta Police Department and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety are warning everyone before the long July…