The mission of the Chatham County Police Department is to provide excellence in police services while building partnerships with the citizens in the community in which we serve.
Nothing is more important to the men and women of the Chatham County Police Department than providing a safe community for everyone who lives, works and visits here. Community policing is the foundation of our department, and transparency is an important part of the relationships we continue to build. We want everyone to have a clear understanding of the expectations of every officer, every time they report for duty.
Our Use of Force Policy clearly details how our officers are expected to respond when a situation has the potential to escalate, and might require an officer to act to protect bystanders or themselves from physical harm or death.
Chatham County Police Department officers are held to the highest standards, and our department policies mean:
The Chatham County Police Department adheres to the standards and best practices of The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
Anyone who believes they have information regarding police misconduct can contact the Chatham County Police Department's Office of Professional Standards at 912-650-6101, or by emailing Capt. Dean Fagerstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Proud to serve,
Chief Jeffrey M. Hadley
Chatham County Police Department
The Chatham County Police Department serves the unincorporated areas of Chatham County, which is roughly 196 square miles of the County. The men and women of this are highly trained and dedicated to the service of the citizens of their community. These are the core values every member in the department: