Flowery Branch Police Department
5519 Main Street,
Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542
Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone Number: 770-967-6336
Fax Number: 770-967-0797
24 Hour Contact Service: Dispatch at 770-536-8812
On behalf of the Flowery Branch Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our web site. I hope you find our site informative with regard to our department. It is intended to serve as a contact with other law enforcement agencies and, most of all, to serve the citizens of Flowery Branch. Please read our mission statement here.
Chief David Spillers
The Flowery Branch Police Department is a 24 hour full service department that strives to protect and serve the community of Flowery Branch. If you would like to provide us with feedback of any nature, we encourage you to use our Citizen Feedback Form. You may address your remarks to the City Manager who will, in turn, pass them on to me.
The Flowery Branch Police Department concentrates efforts on Community Oriented Policing and an aggressive campaign against criminal activity and domestic violence. The Department seeks to enhance the safety and quality of life for all residents, visitors, and business owners in the City of Flowery Branch. Flowery Branch police officers are well-trained and have field experience with everything from criminal investigations to accident reconstruction. This enables us to provide the Flowery Branch community the service needed with a minimum delay.
Notary – No charge for City residents, $2.00 for each notary signature for out of City residents.
Background checks (Georgia only) – $20.00. You must be the requestor getting the background check. You will be required to fill out a consent form and you must have a driver’s license for identification purposes.
Fingerprinting – $10.00 for the first card and $5.00 for each card thereafter per person an ID is required, preferred is a driver’s license. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.
Pouring License for Local Establishments – $25.00 you will be given a consent form and fingerprint card to fill out and an ID is required, preferred is a Georgia driver’s license. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am thru 11:00 am.
Open Records Request – The Georgia Open Records Act establishes the right to inspect and/or receive public records, excluding those records that are specifically exempted by court order or law. Please fill out the attached form and return to our office. Either by fax at 770-967-0797 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be specific as possible with information regarding your request. Or if you wish, you may come in to police department and fill out the form.
After receiving your request we will notify you within 3 business days if there are records responsive to your request and if the records requested are subject to release. (O.C.G.A. § 50-18-71).
Responses shall include the cost to search, retrieve, copy, redact, and/or supervise inspection of the requested document(s). The cost represents the hourly rate of the lowest paid full-time employee who, in the opinion of the City, has the necessary skill and training to respond to your request. There is no charge for the first 15 minutes.
The fee for letter, or legal size copies is $.10 per page. Other types of documents are charged based upon the City’s expense to reproduce the record. Where fees for certain records are otherwise prescribed by law, such specific fee shall apply. Payment is required upon receipt of the records. If it is requested that records be certified, there is an additional fee of $1.00 for certification of the first record and $.50 for each record thereafter.
For Accident and Incident reports the cost is $5.00.
Craigslist Transactions Assistance – Due to fraudulent transactions and the potential for criminal activity associated with purchases or transactions arranged from Craigslist and other such internet sites, the Flowery Branch Police Department would encourage any resident making such a transaction to utilize the Flowery Branch Police Department as a place to meet and make that purchase or exchange. You may contact the Police Department during Monday through Friday business hours of 8 A.M. until 4 P.M. at (770) 967-6336 or outside of those hours by contacting Hall County Central Communications non-emergency line at (770) 536-8812 for a Flowery Branch Officer to be dispatched to the Police Department to assist in monitoring the safety of your transaction.