Thomasville Police Department
921 Smith Avenue
Thomasville, GA 31792
The Thomasville Police Department is Commited to
Vigilance - Truthfulness - Tolerance
Thomasville Police Department's mission is to improve and maintain the quality of life within our community by working together to achieve a common goal, "A safe and secure city."
Thomasville Police Department is a CALEA certified organization.
Policing the "RIGHT" Way
Central to our mission are values that guide us in making the “RIGHT” decisions and help us contribute to the quality of life in Thomasville. In striving to make the “RIGHT” decision we value:
Respect - All persons have the RIGHT to be treated in a fair, dignified, courteous and equitable manner. We take an active role in understanding and working within the great diversity of our community. Further, we identify special needs as related to cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity and respond in an appropriate manner.
Integrity - Common trust marks the basis of integrity. We hold ourselves to the highest of moral and ethical standards.
Goals - We are a goal oriented organization, with clearly defined objectives. This clarity enables us to maintain a constant evolution of service within our community. The ability to set goals gives us a common objective to strive for within our community, Allowing for a unified, organizational focus and a dynamic level of service. We continuously evaluate and adjust our goals based on the current needs of the community.
Honesty - To live a “Justinian” or just life means to live honorably, with credibility and virtuosity. These qualities form the foundation of our philosophy of “Community Oriented Policing” which is also how we evaluate our ability to protect and serve to our community.
Teamwork - The central element to a well functioning organization is teamwork. We fully embrace the building of partnerships within the community and internally among our members. By working together as a team, the quality of life in Thomasville can be improved and maintained.
OPERATION ZERO TOLERANCE
During the months of June and July, from June 21 – July 7, the City of Thomasville Police Department will be participating in Operation Zero Tolerance. This initiative is Georgia's High Visibiity enforcement program that targets impaired drivers through concentrated patrols and sobriety checkpoints. During this year's enforcement campaign, police officers, sheriffs deputies and state troopers will work together to protect everyone from impaired drivers during this busy time of the year. The Georiga campaign is part of the National Over The Limit Under Arrest program.