Crime Prevention


Kathy Durrance
Crime Prevention & Community Relations

Officer Kathy Durrance is the Crime Prevention/Community Relations Officer for the Waycross Police Department. She is a 27 year veteran of the department and began her career in 1986 as a patrol officer. In 1989, under the direction of Chief Lynn Taylor, Kathy trained extensively in Crime Prevention and public speaking.

The Community Relations/ Crime Prevention Officer presents programs to the community such as Home Security, Senior Citizen Safety, Personal Safety, Stranger Danger, Gun Safety. Programs are presented upon request from clubs, schools, or civic organizations.

The Community Relations officer also coordinates the Citizen Police Academy. The Citizen Police Academy is offered to the community to educate the citizens on the tasks, training, and various other aspects of each section within the police department. It is a 10 week class that has been well received from past participants.

Senior Safety Day and Kids Fun Day are also community events that are sponsored by the police department. These are provided to educate the public and give the officers a chance to give back to the community.

For more information, or for a presentation, please contact Officer Kathy Durrance at 912.287.2921. If no answer, please leave a message.