The Police Department is comprised of two Sections, the Field Operations Section and the Technical Services Section. Each Section is commanded by an officer holding the rank of Captain. Each respective Section is comprised of multiple Divisions that are commanded by officers holding the rank of Lieutenant.
The Field Operations Section comprises the Uniform Patrol Division which functions as the uniform patrol force for the City. The Uniform Patrol Division contains multiple specialized units to include the Traffic Enforcement Unit, the Bicycle Patrol Unit, the Anti Crime Unit, and the K9 Unit.
The Technical Services Section comprises the Special Operations Division, Records Division, and Municipal Court.
The Field Operations section is commanded by Captain Gloria Hodgson. Captain Hodgson has been employed with the City of Union City for 13 years. Captain Hodgson started her tenure with the Union City Police Department as a Patrol Officer. After several years of serving in the capacity of Patrol Officer, Captain Hodgson was promoted to Detective in the Criminal Investigation Division. As a Detective, Captain Hodgson investigated numerous crimes which led to her receiving the honor of Officer Of The Year by Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard. In April 2016, Captain Hodgson was appointed the position of Captain of the Union City Police Department - Uniform Patrol Division. Captain Hodgson can be reached at (770) 964-2288 .
The Technical Services Section is commanded by Captain Mike Jones. Captain Jones, after service in the United States Marine Corps, began his career with Union City in 1999. During his tenure with the department, Captain Jones has held the positions of Uniform Patrol Officer, Detective, and Uniform Lieutenant. Captain Jones is also a member of the department’s tactical team and regularly assists in teaching training classes to agency personnel. Any comments or concerns regarding the Technical Services Section should be directed to Captain Jones. He may be reached at (770) 964-2288.