H.I.P.E. UNIT

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Welcome to the official website for the Lovejoy Police Department. As our mission statement outlines, the men and women of the City of Lovejoy Police Department are committed to the protection of life creating a professional working atmosphere which enables a better Quality of Life for the Citizens of Lovejoy. We are committed to ensuring every Citizen is treated with courtesy and professionalism regardless of race, creed, color or religion. The Lovejoy Police supports the Mayor and Council and ensuring the Police Department is fair and compassionate while enforcing the City Ordinances, State Laws and the Constitution of the United States without Prejudice and Malice.

NEW UNIT - H.I.P.E. UNIT

The Crime Suppression Team (H.I.P.E. Unit) is tasked with addressing a multitude of issues using nontraditional patrol techniques in an attempt to deter criminal activity which results in an improved quality of life for citizens and visitors throughout the City of Lovejoy. 

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 Uniform Patrol Officer

Police headquarters is located in the City Hall building at 2296 Talmadge Road., Lovejoy, GA 30250

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm 

CLOSED - The administrative office will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day.

Chief M. A. Gaddis | Office of the Chief
Lovejoy Police Department Headquarters
2296 Talmadge Rd.
P.O. Box 220, Lovejoy, GA 30250
Office: (678) 610-9748 | Fax: (678) 610-9757
Email: m_gaddis@cityoflovejoy.com

911 (24-hour Emergency Telephone)
(770) 477-3550 (Non-Emergency Telephone)

TIPS - CONTACT LPD

Email: LPD@cityoflovejoy.com

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  • Reports will be ready within five business days of the incident or accident.
  • Reports will be emailed within 48 hours of online payment. If you do not receive within this time, please call (678) 610-9748 or email lpd@cityoflovejoy.com
  • Juvenile Reports: Parents of a juvenile may receive a copy of certain types of reports (i.e. traffic collision reports). Availability of these records is restricted to court personnel, the minor, parents or guardian, attorneys involved in the case, and other persons designated by statute. Questions: contact Clayton County Juvenile Court
  • Domestic Reports -  WILL NOT be sent via email. You must pick up in person with proper identification.

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VEHICLE TOW RELEASE

Bring the following documentation to the Police Department during business hours in order to obtain a release.  *An appointment is not required.

  • Current Drivers license
  • Current Registration
  • Current Insurance

Vehicles are held at Tara Wrecker (770) 478-4170

PROPERTY RELEASE

Email Sgt. A. Turnbull to schedule an appointment - a_turnbull@cityoflovejoy.com

GENERAL PATROL REQUEST 

 You can either PRINT GENERAL PATROL REQUEST - Bring in person or send via email to lpd@cityoflovejoy.com


Crisis Hotlines 

  • The Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741-741 about any type of crisis 24/7.  


Addiction Support 

  • The Summit Wellness Group - Highly-rated Georgia-based dual diagnosis provider that features a wide selection of online support guides. 

  • The GARR Network - Georgia-based association of accredited sober living homes throughout the state. 

  • Recovery in Georgia - Locally run independent addiction recovery resource that features treatment centers, support meetings, and prevention resources for Georgians. 


Overdose Prevention 

  • HarmReduction.org - Features harm reduction strategies and provides information to help people identify, respond, and prevent overdoses. 

  • Opioid Overdose Rescue - Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference videos.