Does the police department check child restraint seats?

Yes, the department has several officers certified as child restraint technicians. Call (706) 278-9085, press 9 and ext 120 to set up an appointment. Please call ahead of time, due to the variety of the officers' schedules.

You may also contact the Dalton Fire Department at 706-278-7363 or the Whitfield County Health Center at 706-272-2446.

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 Where do I pay a traffic citation?

Citations written by Dalton Police Officers are paid at Dalton Municipal Court located at 535 N Elm St. Municipal Court’s phone number is 706-278-1913 or visit the Municipal Court section.

Citations written by Whitfield County Sheriff’s Officers or State Patrol Officers (within Whitfield County) are paid at Probate Court, located at the Whitfield County Courthouse on Crawford Street. Probate Court’s phone number is 706-275-7400.


 To whom do I report traffic-related problems in my neighborhood?

The Traffic Unit routinely responds to citizen’s traffic concerns. You can contact them by phone at 706-278-9085, press 9 and ext 124, to submit a request.