About Us

About Us

Welcome to the Clayton County Police Online. Clayton County Georgia is one of the original five counties to comprise the Atlanta Metropolitan Area and is located just south of the Atlanta City Limits. At just 143 square miles, Clayton County is the third smallest county in the state of Georgia, however as home to Hartsfield – Jackson International Airport and with a population of over 260,000 residents, Clayton County is also the fifth most densely populated county in the state.

The Clayton County Police Department is a nationally accredited agency by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA). The police department is managed under the direction of the Chief of Police who is appointed by the five elected members of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners. With an authorized strength of 385 sworn personnel, over 500 employees and an annual operation budget of $38 million dollars, the Clayton County Police Department is the primary responder for all calls for police services within the unincorporated areas of Clayton County.

With over 75 years of service as a county police force, we are proud of our reputation as a progressive police department and demand the best of all of our employees.