What the Ball Ground Police Department lacks in size, it makes up for in the professionalism and high level of service provided to the residents and traveling public!

The Vision:
Through our concern, our enthusiasm, and our contributions as committed law enforcement professionals, we shall make every effort to inspire a sense of community and belonging for all.

Our Mission:
It is our mission to provide a safe haven and respite for all who live and visit our city; to assure quality of life for all; to cherish and maintain honored traditions and principles; and, in these challenging times, to always be innovative and diligent in these pursuits.

• We value all human life and value the dignity entitled to all lives.
• We value honor, ethics and integrity as the basis for community trust.
• We value professional excellence.
• We value and advocate the inalienable constitutional rights of all victims and the accused.
• We value fair and impartial enforcement of all laws.
• We value all employees and members of the Ball Ground Police Department.
• We value the commitment of our service to our community and its quality of life.

Additional Services:

• Vacation Home Checks – Click to complete and email form to arrange for the Police Department to provide additional security checks on your home or business while you are away.

If you are a City of Ball Ground resident and are planning to be away from your home, let the Police Department know! Download a Home Security Advisory form, print it, and fill out the required information. Bring or mail the form to the Police Department.

Department Leadership:


Bryon Reeves, Chief of Police

     Chief Reeves began his career in 1997 with the Georgia Department of Transportation Enforcement Division.  He worked there until 2000 when he transferred to the Georgia State Patrol as a dispatcher and after a few years transferred to the Executive Security division as a Police Corporal working security on the grounds of the Governors Mansion.  In January 2005 Chief Reeves joined the Ball Ground Police Department as a patrol officer; and in 2008 was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  As Sergeant he obtained Supervision and Management certification through Ga. POST, and became Field Training Officer coordinator, and training coordinator for the department.  He also completed all levels of accident reconstruction training through the Ga. Public Safety Training Center. He also attended training for Police Applicant Background Investigation from the IPTM in Jacksonville Fl.

In 2013 he was appointed Chief of Police.  Chief Reeves has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Reinhardt University, and is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Cherokee, and in 2013 completed Georgia Chiefs Executive training class.  Chief Reeves has been an active member of the Cherokee Multi Agency Narcotics Squad control board and served as chairman in 2017.  Chief Reeves has also completed the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association or LEEDA trilogy training through the FBI-LEEDA program in 2018.

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