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. 

Chief_Shannon BrockShannon Brock

Police Chief

Shannon Brock
sbrock@cityofwatkinsville.com
Phone: 706-769-2100, 706-769-7891
Address:
191 VFW Drive
P.O. Box 27
Watkinsville, Georgia  30677

Education: Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice – Kaplan University; Member of Alpha Beta Kappa Honor Society

Professional Experience: United States Marine Corps Veteran, Served in many law enforcement capacities for 19 years with St. Marys Police Department St. Marys, Georgia, Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified Peace Officer, Managerial Certificate thru POST and Carl Vinson Institute, POST Certified General Instructor, POST Certified Firearms Instructor, POST Certified Emergency Vehicle Driving Instructor, POST Certified Field Training Officer, Adjunct Instructor with Georgia Public Safety Training Academy,  Police Academy Advisory Board Member, Crisis Intervention Team Instructor, Standardized Field Sobriety Instructor, International Chiefs of Police Drug Recognition Expert, Taser Instructor, RADAR and Lidar Certified.

Personal Information: Father and Husband. Loves woodworking, fishing, and just enjoying life.


Will Horton

Will Horton
Sergeant

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