Police Department

The mission of the Watkinsville Police Department is to provide an exceptional level of protection to the City. Our responsibilities include enforcing traffic and criminal laws within the City limits while understanding the public's interest is for the delivery of these services to be community-oriented; thus, providing for a balanced approach to law enforcement. Our officers embrace the idea that we work for, and with, the people of this great City and together we can make our community the best place in Georgia to live, work, play, and retire. 

Will Horton

Will Horton
Interim Police Chief

Will Horton
whorton@cityofwatkinsville.com
Phone: 706-769-2100, 706-769-7891
Address:
191 VFW Drive
P.O. Box 27
Watkinsville, Georgia  30677

Education: Graduate of Plymouth High School

Professional Experience: United States Army Veteran, National Certified Wildland Firefighter, Nationally Certified Structure Firefighter, Georgia Post Certified Police Officer, 2005 Oconee County Fire Rescue Station 1 Firefighter of the Year, 2017 Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Officer of the Year, 2018 Sons of the American Revolution Life Saving award

Personal Information: Father and husband. Will loves motorcycles and dogs.

Kyle

Kyle Hibler
Sergeant

Kyle Hibler
khibler@cityofwatkinsville.com
Phone: 706-769-7891
Address:
191 VFW Drive
P.O. Box 27
Watkinsville, Georgia  30677

Mack

Mack Parks
Officer

Mack Parks
mparks@cityofwatkinsville.com
Phone: 706-769-7891
Address:
191 VFW Drive
P.O. Box 27
Watkinsville, Georgia  30677

Ryan

Ryan Mellard
Officer

Ryan Mellard
rmellard@cityofwatkinsville.com
Phone: 706-769-7891
Address:
191 VFW Drive
P.O. Box 27
Watkinsville, Georgia  30677