Police Department

6311-A Murphy Drive, Morrow, GA 30260

Michael Crumpler, Chief
P | 770.961.4006
F | 770.960.3017
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-10PM

Dedicated to Safety and Education

The Morrow Police Department is dedicated to finding new and innovative ways to combat and prevent crime. Morrow is a safe and wonderful place to live. The Morrow Police Department takes pride in providing a well-trained and dedicated team of men and women, as well as the resources needed to create a secure environment for those who live, work and visit here.

They also provide educational outreach programs to teach citizens of all ages about crime prevention and safety.

The police department strives to make Morrow a safe place to work, visit and play creating the perfect town to establish roots while enjoying easy access to Metro Atlanta.

“It is the mission of the Morrow Police Department to enhance the quality of life in the City of Morrow, by reducing crime through excellence in police service, in partnership with our community.”

Send Morrow Police A Tip

The Police Department of The City of Morrow invites you to participate in our crime prevention efforts by reporting any suspicious activity or other information pertaining to law enforcement concerns in our city. To submit a tip by phone please call 770-961-4006 or 404-577-7477, you may also email a tip to: policetips@morrowga.gov (you may remain anonymous). The information will be reviewed and forwarded to the appropriate division for prompt attention. For any emergency situation, please dial 911.

Morrow Police Headquarters is open Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8am-10pm at 770-961-4006. For general information please call 770-961-4000.

Records Division

Like all other divisions of the police department, the Records Division provides friendly customer service to the public every day. As the first point of citizen contact inside the police department, the Records Division is composed of one records secretary. The Records Division greets the public at the records office counter and is usually the first contact a citizen has with department personnel. They field questions ranging from simple directions to assisting with copies of reports.

The Records Division is responsible for issuing alcohol pouring permits for employees of alcohol serving establishments in the city.

The Records Division maintains current and historical police reports. We disseminate police related reports to individual citizens, insurance companies, police officers, and other governmental jurisdictions. Reports are also made available to the various courts on local, state and federal levels. The Records Division is also responsible for checking criminal histories requested by individuals as a pre-employment check or as required by local apartment managers as a prerequisite to obtaining a lease agreement. This is permitted when all necessary paperwork is complete.

For incident reports, the police records division can be contacted at 770-961-4006 or emailed at records@cityofmorrow.com. Accident reports may be purchased online at www.buycrash.com. For open records request, please contact the City Clerk at 678-902-0928 or by email at cityclerk@morrowga.gov.

Prices For Services

  • Incident and Accident Reports: $5.00
  • Criminal History and Background Checks: $20.00
  • Server’s License (Alcohol): $75.00
  • Notary Public (per seal): $2.00
  • First Time Vehicle For Hire Driver Permit: $80.00
  • First Time Vehicle For Hire Vehicle Permit: $80.00
  • Vehicle For Hire Driver Renewals: $65.00
  • Vehicle For Hire Vehicle Renewals: $65.00
  • Precious Metals Sales Permit: $75.00

Forms of Payment and Hours

Accepted forms of payment include cash, debit/credit cards (a 2.75% convenience fee will be added for processing). No payments are accepted by phone. Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8AM-10PM.

Uniformed Patrol Division

The most visible division of the department is the Uniform Patrol Division. The division consists of four shifts, and each shift is supervised by a Lieutenant and a Sergeant. The primary duty of the officers assigned to the Uniform Division is to respond to calls for service. They conduct preliminary investigations, investigate traffic crashes, and enforce traffic codes, criminal codes, and city ordinances. Patrol officers typically are first responders to emergency situations. In addition, uniform personnel serve a crime prevention and deterrence role while on patrol. As part of our mission to provide the highest level of service possible to the people we serve, we endeavor to promote an environment where the citizens of Morrow feel secure in their neighborhoods.

Morrow residents enjoy an average response time of less than five minutes on routine calls and less than three minutes on emergency calls. If you think that you need to call the police department, DO NOT HESITATE. We had rather you call us and not need us than need us and not call us.

MPD Reserve Unit

The Morrow Police Department Reserve Unit consists of volunteers that are Georgia POST Certified Police Officers. These Officers volunteer in many functions of the police department. All reserve officers must meet the same qualifications as full time personnel. Morrow Police Department Reservist volunteered over 2,000 hours to the City of Morrow last year.

Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division is composed of four full time detectives. The foremost responsibility of the members of this Division is to perform follow up investigations on assigned cases utilizing the resources available at the local, state, and federal levels. The logistical unit falls under the Criminal Investigation Division and is staffed by a Lieutenant as well as a civilian evidence technician. The logistical unit oversees evidence, quartermaster, armory, vehicle maintenance, and physical plant maintenance. This unit ensures that the entire police department has all the needed equipment for duty as well as the arduous task of inventory and control of the evidence function of police work.

You may contact any member of this division by calling our office at 770-961-4006. One detective remains on call each week and is available after regular business hours by contacting the Emergency Communications Center at 911.

The Morrow Police Department is a Georgia Association of Chief’s of Police Certified Agency. The Morrow Police Department has been certified since 2001. State Certification is a progressive and time-proven way of helping law enforcement agencies calculate and improve their overall performances. The foundation of certification lies in the promulgation of standards containing a clear statement of professional objectives. Participating agencies conduct a thorough self-analysis to determine how existing operations can be adapted to meet these objectives. When the procedures are in place, a team of trained assessors verifies that applicable standards have been successfully implemented. The process culminates with a decision by a joint executive committee that the agency has met the requirements for certification. Certification status represents a significant professional achievement. Certification acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective. The Morrow Police Department has been certified since 2001.