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The Fort Valley Police Department is made up of 34 full-time law enforcement officers, four administrative services personnel, and paid reserve officers. The Police Department is located in downtown Fort Valley in the former Post Office building, which was renovated in 2005 with the financial support of the Fort Valley Utility Commission. The Police Department is situated at the corner of West Church Street and Anderson Avenue and is just west of the downtown gazebo.

Fort Valley Police Department
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The Fort Valley Police Department is proud to be recognized as a Georgia state certified law enforcement agency. Approximately 100 of the almost 600 law enforcement agencies in the state have been awarded this certification. To find out more about this prestigious recognition, click on "law enforcement certification" at the left.

The department strives to serve all the members of the community fairly, equally, and efficiently. The Fort Valley Police Department is committed to providing a safe and friendly environment for all the citizens of Fort Valley and its visitors.

Any suggestions, ideas, or comments to improve the service provided by this department are welcomed. Please call the non-emergency number (listed below) or email them to the office. If you include your name and contact information, we will get back in touch with you.

About the Director

Lawrence Z. Spurgeon
Public Safety Director

Lawrence Z. Spurgeon has been with the Fort Valley Police Department since 1995. He began his career in 1995 as an intern while  attending  Fort Valley State University. He completed  police academy at the Public Safety Training Institute in Jonesboro, Georgia, in June 96. During his tenure at the Fort Valley Police Department, he spent more than 14 years in the Criminal Investigations Division progressing through the ranks as Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Major. Director Spurgeon is a graduate of the Executive Development Program through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center and the Chief Executive Training Class through the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Director Spurgeon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree from Fort Valley State University and a Masters of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University.

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Fort Valley Police Department
200 West Church Street
Fort Valley, GA 31030
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