At the City of Canton Police
This department is staffed with exceptional men and women who are led to provide the highest level of service possible to the community. This is accomplished through practicing dedication, integrity, professionalism, creative collaboration, bold leadership
Accident reports may be picked up at the Canton Police Department. Please note that there is a $5 fee
Alarm System User Permit Application
Fill out this form and either bring
it to the Canton Police Department, email or fax it.
In Canton you should call 911 anytime you need police or fire dispatched to you, or your home or business. There is no non-emergency dispatch phone number.
Cherokee County 911 Emergency Communications Center, handles both emergency and non-emergency dispatch calls for our public safety responders.
For example, if you see suspicious behavior, even though there's not a crime in progress, call 911. Or, if you're the victim of identity theft, call 911 and a police officer will be dispatched to you to make a report.
The CPD main administrative number at 770-720-4883 (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), however, remains your point of contact if you need a copy of a police report, a background check or if you have a general question about the CPD or any of its Community Service programs.