The City of Fulton is served by a full time police force of 34 sworn officers. The department is supported by two clerical staff and an Animal Control Officer. The Department consists of the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief, Patrol Commander (Lieutenant), Traffic and Training Sergeant who oversees two civilian employees of the City’s Traffic Department, the Patrol Division which consists of 27 officers and the Criminal Investigative Division which consists of four officers.
The Patrol Division of the City of Fulton Police Department is comprised of three platoons, each consisting of one Lieutenant, one Sergeant and 6 to 7 patrol officers. The patrol division is responsible for everything from proactively patroling city streets and enforcing parking and traffic laws, to answering 911 calls for routine nuisance type complaints to serious property crimes and violent crimes.
Criminal Investigative Division
The City of Fulton Police Department's Criminal Investigative Division is comprised on one Lieutenant and three Investigators. CID is responsible for investigating the more in depth and time consuming investigations including financial crimes, sexual abuses, drug investigations and the like.
Specialized Services - See the Links to the Left for More Details.
School Resource Officer (SRO) - The City of Fulton Police Department has a School Resource Officer, Officer Jeremy Hutchinson, who works out of an office at G. Ray Bodley High School. The purpose of the SRO is to enhance safety and security of students and staff. The SRO is also available to consult with students and staff on crime and safety matters. The SRO will also take crime reports, monitor the overall G. Ray Bodley campus and enforce laws. The SRO is a member of the Patrol Division and is assigned to Patrol when school is not in session.
DARE Officer - For several years the Fulton Police Department has provide the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program to fifth graders in Fulton's elementary schools. DARE is a national drug awareness program. Currently our DARE Officer is Sophia Graves. Officer Graves is a member of the Patrol Division and is assigned to the Patrol Division when school is not in session.
Canine - Currently the Fulton Police Department does not have a police canine.
Animal Control - Animal Control Officer Dave Ludington is responsible for handling various animal related complaints.