SAVANNAH, GA (October 16, 2017) –  Effective Oct. 27, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will move its operation center from the Whitefield Avenue Precinct located at 9306 Whitefield Avenue.

All personnel housed at the Whitefield Avenue precinct will be temporarily housed out of the Southside Precinct, 7804 Abercorn St., Suite 118, which is located about 3 miles from the Whitefield Avenue location. There will be no interruption of police services in the Whitefield Precinct coverage area. Metro officers will continue to respond to calls for service in that area until February 2018 at which time Chatham County Police Department will take over services in unincorporated Chatham County. Details concerning those changes will be released at a later date.

If any residents have any concerns or questions pertaining to their needs in the Whitefield area, Lt. Torrance Garvin and his staff can be reached at (912) 651-3187 until Oct. 26. Then they can be reached at 912-351-3400 after Oct. 26. Residents can visit the Southside Precinct to file reports for incidents occurring in the Whitefield Avenue Precinct coverage area.