The Twin City Police Department maintains social order within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits, while providing professional law enforcement services to the citizens of Twin City. To attain these goals, the Twin City Police Department will enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both statutory and judicial limitation of law enforcement authority and the constitutional rights of all persons. The Twin City Police Department recognizes that it cannot operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens of Twin City. The Twin City Police Department actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of resources.
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Twin City Police Department had its beginning in the 1940s and has been in continuous operation since. It operates twenty-four hours, seven days a week. The department takes particular pride in nighttime security and a low crime rate for the city.
Officers routinely assist with school drop-off and pick-up, and are a presence at football games and other public functions. In addition to patrolling the streets, officers do business walk-throughs, teach Drug Awareness, Safe Touch, and Driver Safety courses in the schools, and strive to be a general presence in the community. The department also participates annually in Relay for Life events.
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; office window (for paying fines) is open until 4:00 pm.
Present violation/citation to clerk during office hours. Clerk can also look up violations by computer. Fines may be paid by check, money order, credit card, or online. NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Stray and Nuisance Dogs
Report stray and nuisance dogs to City Hall 763-2695 or the Swainsboro Animal Shelter 237-4040; a dog catcher will be dispatched if necessary.
Report animal abuse to the Police Department; for dangerous situations (animal attack), dial 911.
Police Department phone number: 763-4140. After three rings, the call is relayed to the car phone of the officer on duty if there is no one in the office to pick up. In an emergency or to lodge a complaint at odd hours, dial 911 and a local officer will be dispatched.
The Police Department is staffed by a chief, a clerk, two fulltime, and one part-time officer.
Johnny L. Lane, Chief
Janet Wilburn, Clerk