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SAFETY TIP OF THE WEEK: Buying and Selling Goods Advertised Online

SCMPD urges citizens to make safety the highest priority when buying and selling goods advertised online. The public is reminded of the following safety tips:

Utilize po […]

Metro’s 2016 “Jingle Bell Patrol” Underway

SAVANNAH, GA (November 30, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is taking proactive measures to address the yearly rise in crime during the holiday season by acti […]

Gun Buyback Program Not Associated With SCMPD

SAVANNAH, GA (November 23, 2016): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department supports lawful initiatives that properly remove guns from individuals who are prohibited from […]

SCMPD Majors Comment on Recent Armed Robbery-Shootings

SAVANNAH, GA (September 22, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Patrol Division and Criminal Investigations Division majors made the following remarks about re […]

Violent Crimes Investigators Respond to Holiday Weekend Violence

The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference Sept. 6 in regard to several shootings that occurred over the Labor […]

Metro Warns of New Phone Scam

SAVANNAH, GA (August 17, 2016) – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department wants to warn the public about a new telephone scam targeting citizens of Savannah and Chatham […]

Chief Lumpkin Offers Condolences to Victims of Dallas Tragedy

“The entire law enforcement community is in mourning today. Our thoughts and prayers are openly expressed to the families and friends of the officers killed or wounded in Dallas, a […]

Task Force Nets 25 Arrests in 3 Days

SAVANNAH, GA (July 1, 2016): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Task Force wrapped up another successful three-day operation that concluded with 1 […]

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Serial Armed Robber

SAVANNAH, GA (June 29, 2016) – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, Pooler Police and Port Wentworth Police are asking the publ […]

Violent Crimes Task Force Concludes Successful 3 Day Op

SAVANNAH, GA (June 26, 2016): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crimes Task Force wrapped up a successful three-day operation that netted 16 felony and […]