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What is the address of the Jesup Police Department?

Mailing address:
  • Jesup Police Department
  • 1355 West Orange Street
  • Jesup, GA 31546
  • 912-427-1300

Where will I report for court on a citation written by the Jesup Police Department?

  • The Recorder’s Court of Jesup is held in the courtroom located at 1355 West Orange Street.

DIRECTIONS TO THE JESUP POLICE DEPARTMENT:

If you are traveling north on GA27 (US341) you will turn left onto Sunset Blvd. and travel south to Orange Street.  Turn left onto Orange Street.  The Jesup Police Department will be on your right.  

If you are traveling south on GA27 (US341) you will turn right onto Sunset Blvd. and travel south to Orange Street then turn left.  If you are traveling east on GA38 (US84) you will turn left onto Sunset Blvd. traveling north and proceed to Orange Street.  Turn right onto Orange Street and travel East on Orange Street.  The Jesup Police Department is located on your right.  

If you are traveling south on GA23 (US301) keep to the right where GA23 and GA38 split.  Go west on GA38 (US84) to GA27 (US341), turn right.  Travel North on GA27 (US341) to Sunset Blvd and turn left.  Travel South to Orange Street.  Turn left onto Orange Street.  The Department is on the right.  

If you are traveling north on GA23 (US301) turn left at GA27 (US341) travel north until Sunset Blvd.  Turn left and travel south to Orange Street.  Turn left and the Department will be on the right side.  If you are traveling south GA169 turn right onto Sunset Blvd.  Travel south until Orange Street.  Take a left onto Orange.  The Department will be on the right.

How do I pay a traffic citation (ticket)?

  • When the Jesup Police Department issues a traffic citation, there are several ways of resolving the citation. If the person who received the citation does not wish to contest the citation, then a cash bond may be mailed to the Jesup Police Department, 1355 West Orange Street, Jesup, GA 31546. The cash bond must be received on or before the assigned court date. If the cash bond is received on or before the assigned court date on the citation, no further action on the citation is necessary. If the person receiving the citation desires to contest the citation or discuss the matter with the judge, they must appear on the assigned court date. If the citation is not paid on or before the assigned court date, and the person fails to appear in court, then the court will report the failure to appear to the state issuing the driver’s license. If this notice is sent to the state, a person’s driver’s license or privilege to drive in this state could be suspended. A bench warrant may also be issued and an additional court cost may be added to the fine. If you elect to appear in court be prepared to pay your fine if the court finds you guilty of the offense.

How do I know how much the fine will be?

  • The Recorder’s Court of Jesup sets Bond or fine amounts. The issuing officer can not adjust the fine when the citation is issued. Information about the amount of bond required for your violation may be obtained by calling 912-427-1300. All fines must be paid in cash, money order or cashier’s check.

How do I file a police report?

  • If your situation is an EMERGENCY immediately dial 911 and an officer will be dispatched. A non-emergency report should be made to 912-427-1300, if the incident occurred in the City of Jesup. Reports can be made by having an officer come to you, or by you coming to the police department.

How do I get a copy of a police report?

How do I obtain a release if my vehicle was impounded?

(Note) If there is a hold on the vehicle, it will not be released until you speak with the officer or department who placed the hold.

Where do I apply for a Georgia Driver’s License?

  • You may obtain a Georgia driver’s license from any Georgia State Patrol post.  Cash only no checks will be accepted.

Where do I get a driver’s handbook?

  • You may obtain a driver’s handbook from any Georgia State Patrol post.

I just moved here from another state, how long do I have to obtain a Georgia Driver’s License?

  • Any person who is a resident of this state for 30 days shall obtain a Georgia Driver’s License before operating a motor vehicle in this state.

How does my child take an Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program course?

Where can I renew my commercial driver’s license?

I have just moved to Georgia from another state. What documents will I need to obtain a Georgia Driver’s License.

I am a new resident. How long do I have before I am required to purchase a Georgia License Plate?

  • Any person owning or operating a motor vehicle on any public street or highway shall register his or her vehicle within 30 days after becoming a resident of Georgia. O.C.G.A. 40-2-8

Does Georgia require a special license for a motorcycle?

  • Yes. A person operating a motorcycle in the state of Georgia must have a class "M" license.

Does Georgia require motorcycle operators to wear a helmet?

  • Yes.

Is it unlawful to ride in the back of a truck?

  • It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18 to ride as a passenger in the uncovered bed of a pickup truck on any interstate highway in this state. O.C.G.A. 40-8-79

What is the law in Georgia concerning Child Safety Seats?

  • Every driver who transports a child six years of age or younger in a passenger automobile, van, or pickup truck, other than a taxicab as defined by O.C.G.A. 40-9-101 or a public transit vehicle as defined by O.C.G.A. 16-5-20, shall while such motor vehicle is in motion and operated on a public road, street, or highway of this state, provide for the protection of such child in a child passenger restraining system approved by the U.S.D.O.T. under Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. 

What is the law in Georgia concerning safety belts?

  • The driver and each occupant of the front seat of a passenger vehicle shall, while such passenger vehicle is being operated on a public road, street or highway of this state, be restrained by a seat safety belt approved under Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208. Provided that the term "passenger vehicle" includes pickup trucks for any occupant who is under 18 years of age. Each minor over four years of age who is an occupant of a passenger vehicle shall, while such passenger vehicle is being operated on a public road, street, or highway of this state, be restrained by a seat safety belt approved under Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208.

What is the Georgia Law concerning the purchase of alcoholic beverages?

  • No person knowingly, directly or through another person, shall furnish, cause to be furnished, or permit any person in such person’s employ to furnish any alcoholic beverage to any person under 21 years of age; No person under 21 years of age shall purchase, attempt to purchase, or knowingly possess any alcoholic beverages; No person under 21 years of age shall misrepresent such person’s age in any manner whatever for the purpose of obtaining illegally any alcoholic beverage; No person knowingly or intentionally shall act as an agent to purchase or acquire any alcoholic beverage for or on behalf of a person under 21 years of age; or No person under 21 years of age shall misrepresent his or her identity or use any false identification for the purpose of purchasing or obtaining any alcoholic beverage. O.C.G.A. 3-3-23

What is the Georgia Law regulating the sales and serving of alcoholic beverages?

  • No person shall allow or require a person in his employment under 18 years of age to dispense, serve, sell or take orders for any alcoholic beverages. This Code section shall not prohibit persons under 18 years of age who are employed in supermarkets, convenience stores, breweries, or drugstores from selling or handling alcoholic beverages which are sold for consumption off the premises. O.C.G.A. 3-3-24 

What can I do about a vehicle, which has been abandoned, on my property?

  • The Jesup Police Department can only tow abandoned vehicles from public property. If you have an abandoned vehicle on your property, you should make a reasonable attempt to contact the owner. If you can not locate the owner, call the non-emergency number and request an officer. The officer will check the vehicle to determine if it is stolen. If the vehicle is not stolen, you can call the wrecker service of your choice and have it towed. The charge for towing the vehicle is normally obtained by the wrecker service when the owner comes to claim the vehicle. However, you should discuss this matter up front with the wrecker service.

How do I get my animal out of the Pound?

  • You will need to contact the animal control officer at 1355 West Orange Street or phone 427-1300. The animal control officer works Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

How do I get someone out of jail?

  • The person arrested must complete the booking procedures before they can be released. Part of this booking procedure is the establishing of a bond. On traffic charges, this bond will usually be the amount of the traffic fine, if posted in cash. If a property bond is posted on a traffic case it will be double the cash fine amount. There are three accepted method of producing bond:
  • Cash Bond - American currency, cashier’s check or US Postal money order.
  • Professional Bonding Company – The list of approved bonding companies is displayed in the secretary’s office of the Jesup Police Department and in the booking area of the Wayne County Jail. We are not allowed to recommend a bonding company. You may call the bonding company and they will advise you of their procedures and fees.
  • Property Bond – Property bonds may be signed by persons who own their own property in Wayne County. In order to sign a property bond you property must be listed on the property books at the Wayne County Tax Office. In the event the property is in more that one persons name, then all parties listed on the tax book must sign the bond. The sheriff of the county where the property is located must approve property bonds from other counties before the bond can be accepted.