900 City Hall Drive Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742 706-866-2512 Emergency: 911
Our Deepest Sympathy goes out to Steve Blevins of the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department on the loss of his dear wife, Jan.
Please be a part of these events to help the Blevins family with medical expenses.
July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM (Rain date: July 27): Motorcycle Ride to help Blevins family with medical expenses. If you ride, come on out! $20 per rider, $5 per passenger, lunch afterward. Starts at Fort O City Hall (turn onto City Hall Dr. by Steak-n-Shake on Battlefield Pkwy). Registration: 9:30. Ride starts at 11:30. Info: Kevin Shadwick: 423-580-3394; Mike Cannon: 423-298-6963.
July 29, 2014, 5 PM-8 PM: Chick-fil-A Spirit Night for the Blevins family. Chick-fil-A on Battlefield Pkwy.
Note: This is not the official web site or page of the FOPD. This is a FortOGeorgia.com photo and info page designed to let the community see the police department through new eyes. FOPD on the web.
Facts & Figures about the Ft. O Police Department
The Ft. Oglethorpe Police Department consists of three divisions:
- Uniform Patrol
- Criminal Investigation
The Administrative Division is made up of:
- The Chief of Police
- The Administrative Captain
- Two full-time and one part-time administrative personnel
The Uniform Patrol Division is made up of 24 Officers divided into four separate 12-hour shifts. That's one Watch Commander (a Lieutenant) and five uniform officers per shift.
The Criminal Investigation Division is made up of five detectives. That's one Investigatvie Commander (a Lieutenant) and four Detective Sergeants.
Below, Ft. Oglethorpe police officers lead an escort of the Transformers fire truck (behind the red Ft. O fire truck) into the August 2011 Cruise-In on Hwy. 27.
FOPD uses Ford Crown Vic (Police Interceptor) cars as its primary patrol vehicles.
The Investigative Division uses assorted unmarked makes and models of cars.
Ft. Oglethorpe Citizens Police Academy: FortOGeorgia.com info page.
Many thanks to Police Chief David Eubanks and Lieutenant Steve Blevins for their help in compiling this page.