Administration 2016-12-30T18:53:11+00:00


Chief Joel Richards

Location: 115 West Center Street
Phone: (770) 834-4451
Fax: (770) 830-2024

The Chief of Police is the executive officer of the Carrollton Police Department and is responsible to the City Manager for the proper administration of Departmental affairs. His responsibilities include formulating Departmental policies and seeing that the rules and regulations and all general orders are understood and enforced. The Chief of Police is also instrumental in the formulation and adherence to the Department’s annual budget as well as the day-to-day operations of the Department.

The Carrollton Police Department operates under the direct supervision of Chief Joel Richards. Chief Richards has served the Department since September of 1992. He has served in various capacities ranging from Patrol Officer to his now current position, Chief of Police. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Shorter University.