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Adel Police Department

Chad Castleberry
Police Chief
The Adel Police Departments vision is to provide professional public safety and to partner with the community to enhance the quality of life in the City of Adel, while providing a safe environment and serving the community with integrity.


Integrity:  The Adel Police Department will uphold the public trust by being honest, truthful, and consistent in our beliefs and actions, display high moral and ethical standards and act as role models within the community, always holding this department accountable to the principle of equality.

Service:  The Adel Police Department will provide quality service through a partnership with the community and a commitment to excellence. Will constantly strive to solve problems and be responsive to community needs and concerns. Will hold this department accountable to the citizens of Adel, recognizing service to others as our highest honor.

Respect:  The Adel Police Department will respect and protect the Constitutional rights of all citizens, treating them with courtesy, compassion, and dignity. We are committed to protecting the rights of our employees by enhancing their work life through fair and equal treatment.

More about us...

The Adel Police Department was founded on October 16, 1889, and over the years has grown to become the modern department that it is today. The department employs seventeen sworn officers along with four communications personnel. We also provide animal control services, operate twenty-four (24) hours a day, 365 days a year, our administrative office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00PM, and our department also provides mutual aid to surrounding care enforcement agencies when needed.

Areas of Services

A Patrol Division which is composed of uniformed officers who answer calls for service, detect and deter crime.

The Criminal Investigation Division that investigates all felony crimes and prepares cases to be presented to the District Attorney. Crime Tips: ~ dial - 911.

The K-9 Unit that consists of one handler dog trainer which supports officers in the field by searching for drugs and tracking for wanted or missing persons.

The Records Department is responsible for recorders, archiving, and maintaining all official police reports. The Records Department prepares uniform crime reports received by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Georgia Criminal Justice System Communications. For additional information or questions, Please call (229) 896-2224.