• Uniformed Patrol Division Responds to Shots Fired Call

    On December 9, 2022, at 22:02, the Uniformed Patrol Division was dispatched to 2565 Cartersville Highway in reference to a shots fired call. There were also reports of a large fight / argument on scene. Upon the arrival of Patrol Officers, a vehicle was observed attempting to leave the incident location. Our Patrol Officers were […]

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  • Polk County Woman Charged with Arson

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Virginia Dawson, 20, of Rockmart, has been charged with arson. The incident occurred at a 980-square-foot mobile home on Blue Hold Road in Rockmart. The occupants were home at the time of the fire. “At approximately 3:51 p.m. on December 6th, Ms. Lawson […]

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  • Safety Briefing at the Polk County School District

    Yesterday, our Chief Randy Turner and Chief Todd Queen from Rockmart Fire were invited to a Safety Briefing at the Polk School District. Most of the key stakeholders were in attendance to make sure that our First Responders are prepared to work together for the safety of our students and staff in all schools throughout […]

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  • Rockmart City Police Department’s K9 Gena has received donation of body armor

    Rockmart City Police Department’s K9 Gena has received donation of body armor. Rockmart City Police Department’s K9 Gena has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Gena’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Scooter- Born to Love-Trained to […]

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  • Attempted Traffic Stop Leads to a Drug Bust

    Our officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a GMC Terrain on Highway 27 (S) / Lewis Road for an Improper Lane Change. Officers also observed several other driving mannerisms consistent with DUI. The vehicle came to a stop, and our officers made contact with the driver (identified as Adrian Robinson – 40yom from […]

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  • Uniformed Patrol Division Arrested Bruce Privett

    On July 24, 2022, at 20:08, our Uniformed Patrol Division received a tip that Bruce Privett (44-year-old male – Rockmart) was observed at his residence on Vinson Mountain Road. Mr. Privett had active arrest warrants for Terroristic Threats (F), Aggravated Assault (F), and Pointing a Pistol at Another (M). Mr. Privett had eluded law enforcement […]

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  • Rockmart Police Department is Investigating a Residential Fire

    We are currently investigating a residential fire that occurred at 808 Jones Avenue at/around 4:30 A.M. on July 12, 2022. We are asking for the help from anyone in the vicinity of north Jones Avenue or Hunter Street that may have video surveillance at/about 4:20 – 4:35 A.M. to contact our office. Thankfully the residence […]

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  • Man flees traffic stop with puppy in hand

    Polk County, Ga. – Earlier this morning, Officers with the Uniformed Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on a white Ford F-250 on Blue Hold Road / Atlanta Highway. When the vehicle stopped, a male passenger fled from the vehicle on foot. Officers from our agency, and the Rockmart Police Department responded to the area […]

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