Bloomingdale Police Department
Protect and Serve

Watch Commanders

A Watch-Lt. Michael Foune
B Watch-Lt. Wayne Daniels

Administration Offices - #6 Adams Road, Bloomingdale, GA
8:00am - 5:00pm, Mon-Fri, except holidays
Phone (912) 748-8302
Facsimile (912) 748-4192  

If you have an EMERGENCY DIAL 911

Non-Emergency Dispatch Number: (912)652-6500
The Patrol Division is always available to respond to emergencies and calls for service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The Patrol Division is the backbone of any police department. We are the direct contact to the citizens that we serve. 

Our officers are highly trained professionals who have the welfare of the community as their number one priority.

We are one of the 12% of Georgia law enforcement agencies that are State Certified under standards set forth by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police you can be assured that we are using the best practices as defined by the GACP and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

We value your input on how we can to continue to provide you with the best service possible. Please contact us if we can be of assistance.

The safety of our roads and streets is a major concern. If you have any questions on any of Georgia's driving laws please feel free to contact us or any of the agencies listed to the right.. 

Please drive safely and wear your seatbelts. 

City of Bloomingdale Golf Cart Ordinance

Golf Cart Registration Forms are now available at the Bloomingdale Police Department
If you have any questions concerning the Golf Cart Ordinance or need more information on registering your golf cart in Bloomingdale please call (912) 748-8302

(A)All persons who operate or ride in motorized carts, on public roads do so with their own judgement and at their own risk, and must be observant of, and attentive to the safety of themselves and others, including their passengers, other motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the City of Bloomingdale has no liability in negligence, nuisance or under any other cause of action for losses resulting from the use of motorized carts on roads, sidewalks, recreation paths, right-of-way or other public property under this article. Any person, who operates motorized carts, is responsible for procuring appropriate insurance as may be required by any State of Georgia law or this chapter as a condition of operating motorized carts, on the roads of the City of Bloomingdale.

(B)All motorized carts operated in the city limits under this section shall be operated by a licensed driver. Ages 12 or older are allowed to operate the motorized cart but must be accompanied and supervised by a licensed driver.

(C)Hazardous activities and special rules.
  1.Blocking of public access to any public roads, sidewalks, recreation paths, right-of-way or other public property of
  the city shall be prohibited, except for permitted events.

  2.Persons using recreation paths should always give due consideration and reasonable right of way to other users
  of the recreation path to ensure safe passage for all parties.

  3.A warning or announcement shall be given by person using recreation paths when approaching slower 

  4.All operators and passengers of motorized carts shall remain seated at all times during the operation of motorized cart.

(D)Anyone in violation of this section shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00).

(E)Motorized carts may only be operated on public roads, recreational paths, right-of-way or other public property which are part of the City of Bloomingdale street system during daylight hours unless the motorized cart complies with equipment regulations which may be promulgated by the commissioner of public safety of the State of Georgia.

(F)Motorized cart owners shall maintain their motorized carts in a manner which ensures that an unobstructed view from the driver’s seat to the rear is maintained at all times the motorized cart is in operation on public roads.

(G)The maximum occupancy of motorized cart traveling on public roads, sidewalks, paths, right-of-way or other public property shall be one person per designated seat.

(H)All operators of motorized carts shall abide by all traffic regulations applicable to vehicular traffic when using the designated public roads, recreation paths, right-of-way or other public property of the City. Where recreation paths exist for motorized carts they must be used in preference to parallel roads with the exclusion of privately held paths.

(I)Failure to adhere to any of these provisions shall be a violation of this article and subject the owner of such motorized cart to the penalties set forth in a fine.

(J)Required equipment for personal transportation vehicles;
  a.All personal transportation vehicles shall be equipped with:

  1.A braking system sufficient for the weight and passenger capacity of the vehicle including a parking break;

  2.A reverse warning device functional at all times when the directional control is in the reverse position;

  3.A main power switch. When the switch is in the “off” position, or the key or other device that activates the 
  switch is removed, the motive power circuit shall be inoperative. If the switch uses a key, it shall be removable only in the “off” position;

  4.Head lamps;

  5.Reflex reflectors;

  6.Tail lamps;

  7.A horn;

  8.A rearview mirror;

  9.Safety warning labels; and

  10. Hip restraints and hand holds or a combination thereof.

(K)Registration/Fee required - $10.00 Registration Fee is required. This is a one-time fee unless a new motorized cart is obtained by the owner. A copy of this Ordinance will be provided along with an acknowledgement receipt of the Ordinance and agreement to comply with same.