The men and women of the Senoia Police Department are committed to protect life, property, and the constitutional guarantees of all citizens. With community partnership as our foundation, we are entrusted to enhance the quality of life, seek solutions to community problems, and foster a sense of peace and security for all people within our city. We will honor the trust placed in us by holding ourselves to the highest standards of professional police conduct.
The City of Senoia Police Department handles any activity within the Senoia city limits. Under the direction of Chief Jason Edens, the Senoia Police Department covers approximately a 5 square mile area to provide public safety to approximately 5,000 citizens.
The department is located at 505 Howard Road. The department has 16 sworn officers, and 2 civilian employees. The department offers a full range of policing services, including preventive patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and drug prevention.
The department operates under the community policing concept, which stresses involvement with the community, and placing resources where they are most needed. It also stresses trying to remove the root causes of crime and neighborhood deterioration. The department is structured with three main divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Code Enforcement.
The primary division of the department is the patrol division which is responsible for preventive patrol, traffic enforcement, and response to calls for service. The division is divided into four shifts so that protection is provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Officers typically work a 42-hour workweek, counting time spent writing reports and attending the various courts in which their cases are presented.
There is two investigators assigned to the criminal investigations division who is responsible for in-depth investigations of crimes in order to build successful cases for prosecution. The investigators work closely with the district attorney’s staff and investigators from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office.
There is one Officer assigned to Code Enforcement. The Code Enforcement Officer deals with the ‘Disturbance of quality of life’. The Code Enforcement Officer is a GA POST certified peace officer that primarily enforces City Ordinances. This includes; Animal Complaints, Construction hours, illegal dumping, Unsightly yard, Junk Cars, Enforcement of Erosion Control, Enforcement of Tree Protection, and Sign Permitting and Enforcement.