Where are we located?
We are located at 118 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia 30217
Directions from Interstate 85 – Take Interstate 85 to Georgia Highway 34 - Newnan Shenandoah, Exit 47. If you are traveling southbound turn right at the end of the ramp – if traveling northbound turn left at the end of the ramp. Continue to Georgia Highway 34 bypass and turn right. Follow that road to Georgia Highway 34 at the four way stop sign and turn right. From that location travel 18.3 miles to the intersection of Georgia Highway 34/Main Street/Davis Street (red light at intersection) and turn right onto Davis Street. Travel -0.1 miles to Franklin City Hall and Police Department, located on the Court Square. Our location is on the right.
Directions from Interstate 20 – Take Interstate 20 to Georgia Highway 61 - Villa Rica – Exit 24. If you are traveling eastbound turn right at the end of the ramp – if traveling westbound turn left at the end of the ramp. Continue on Georgia Highway 61 for 10.7 miles. Turn left onto Georgia Highway 166 and continue 3.3 miles. Take the U.S. Highway 27 ramp and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Georgia Highway 27. Travel 20.8 mile on Georgia Highway 27 and turn right onto the Georgia Highway 34 ramp. At the end of the ramp turn left onto Georgia Highway 34 and continue to the intersection of Georgia Highway 34/Main Street/Davis Street (red light at intersection) and turn right onto Davis Street. Travel -0.1 miles to Franklin City Hall and Police Department, located on the Court Square. Our location is on the right.
How do I contact the Police Department?
What is the mailing address?
City of Franklin Police Department, P.O. Box 250, Franklin, Georgia 30217
What are the hours of operation?
The police department is available for service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our administrative office, where accident reports and incident reports are issued, is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. This office is closed on all major holidays.
How do I contact the on-duty officers for assistance?
If you need assistance you can contact the Heard County Dispatch Center 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at (706) 675-3328. They will have an officer to meet with you or call you.
How do I file a complaint?
Complaints may be filed over the telephone at (706) 675-6624, in person or by printing and completing the Police Department Complaint Form, found under the Main Menu in Forms.
How do I report a crime that occurred in the City of Franklin?
If you are in an emergency situation, dial 911. If a non-emergency incident has occurred, please call (706) 675-3328 or come by our headquarters, located at 118 Davis Street in Franklin.
Do we unlock vehicles and provide battery boost?
Yes, we do. There is no fee for this service, however you will be required to acknowledge that you will not hold us liable for any damage to your vehicle while we are performing this service.
How much do copies of reports cost?
Copies of police reports are $2.00. These can be obtained in person or by mail with a signed request.
Who is the Chief of Police?
The Franklin Police Department, Chief of Police is Kevin Hannah
Who is the Municipal Court Judge?
The City of Franklin, Municipal Court Judge is Emmett Harrod
What is the fine amount for a citation?
To obtain the fine amount of a citation, contact the City of Franklin Municipal Court at (706) 675-6623 to determine the cost of your citation or from the home page of our website, click on Pay Your Traffic Citation Online (located on the right side of the screen).
What types of payments do you accept?
Cash up to $50.00, money orders, bank certified checks and credit cards (Visa or Mastercard). We do not accept personal checks.
Who should I contact about problems with my driver’s license?
Problems with driver’s license must be addressed with the Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle Safety.
Can I get an extension on my court date?
Extensions may be granted for justification. To obtain an extension you can contact the City of Franklin Municipal Court at (706) 675-6623 or appear in person on your court date. Only one (1) extension may be granted.
Where is court held?
The City of Franklin Municipal Court is held at 118 Davis Street, Franklin, Georgia 30217
How do I find out if someone is in jail?
If our agency has charged and arrested someone they will be housed at the Heard County Jail, located at 11820 Georgia Highway 100, Franklin, Georgia 30217. You can either appear in person at that location or contact them by telephone at (706) 675-6100.
How do I find out what towing company impounded a vehicle?
The Heard County Dispatch Center maintains a record of towing companies that impound vehicles and can be reached at (706) 675-3328 or contact the City of Franklin Police Department at (706) 675-6624.
How do I request a residential check while I am away?
To request a check of your residence located inside the City of Franklin while you are away you can either contact the City of Franklin Police Department at (706) 675-6624 or complete the online form located on the home page, listed as Residential Security Patrol Request.