City of thomson Departments

Police Department

Our mission and purpose is to enhance the quality of life, foster a sense of security and to serve and protect the citizens of our community.

We do this by:

    • Protecting Life & Property
    • Providing Public Peace, Order & Tranquility
    • Preventing Crime
    • Apprehending Criminals
    • Providing for Safe Streets

The Thomson Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life, investigating problems and incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in communities and its people. It is committed to nurturing public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. We, as peace officers, will serve and protect through dedication, professionalism and active cooperation with the community and demonstrate the highest respect for human dignity.


How do I report a crime?

To report a crime within the city limits of Thomson, dial 911. Using our E911 system ensures your call for assistance is logged properly and an Officer is dispatched to you in a timely manner.

Where do I pick up a police report?

All reports produced by the Thomson Police Department can be picked up at the office between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm. Our office is located at:

309 Main Street
Thomson, Ga. 30824

Please allow 3-5 business days for completion.
If you have any questions about picking up a report, you can call 706-595-2166.

How do I report an accident/damage after I have left the scene?

Download this form. Fill it out and turn it in to your insurance company. We do not need to be notified.

How do I find out if someone is in jail, visiting hours, etc?

To find out if someone has been arrested and is still in jail, you must contact the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center at 706-595-2040.

How do I obtain a background check or Fingerprinting?

To obtain a background check or fingerprinting contact the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center at 706-595-2040.


John Seay

John Seay

Chief of Police
Phone: (706) 595-2166
Email: jseay@thomson-mcduffie.net

309 Main Street
Thomson, Ga. 30824

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