Folkston Police Department & Municipal Court

Chief of Police 

The Folkston Chief of Police is Wesley Green. He served as a deputy for Charlton County Sheriff's Office prior to joining Folkston Police Department in September, 1986. He was appointed Chief of Police in January 2002.

The primary purpose of the Folkston Police Department is to maintain social order within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits while providing professional law enforcement services to all. To attain this, the department enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.

The department recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. The department actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to decrease the opportunities for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of resources.

Folkston Municipal Court

Folkston Municipal Court is held the first Monday of each month. If court falls on a holiday, it is usually held the Tuesday following the holiday. Municipal Court convenes at 9 a.m. upstairs inside the Charlton County Courthouse, 1520 Third Street, Folkston, GA 31537.

On the day of court, a public defender is available for any defendant wishing to have legal representation. There is no charge for the public defender. If you are unsure of your court date or have questions, please contact Folkston City Hall at 912-496-2563.


Payments can be made in person at City Hall, by mail, online, or by phone. 

Pay at City Hall

We accept cash, credit card, cashier's check or money order made payable to City of Folkston.

Pay by Mail:

We accept money orders and cashier's checks made payable to City of Folkston. Please include yellow copy or full name and citation number.

Mail payments to:

  • 541 First Street
    Folkston, GA 31537

Pay Online with Debit or Credit Card:

Pay by Phone with Debit or Credit Card:

  • Call 1-866-590-0980
  • There is a fee to pay by phone.

If You Chose to Appear in Court

Your court date and time appears on the lower portion of your citation. Court is held at the Charlton County Courthouse located at 1520 Third Street, Folkston, GA.

Payments must be received before the court date shown on citation. Failure to comply with the citation will result in your driver's license being suspended by the issuing agency in your state.