Announcements & News

Police Department

Chief of Police, Derrick Austin

Chief Derrick Austin began his law enforcement career in 1993. He worked for the Henry County Police Department from 1993-1996 and the Locust Grove Police Department from 1996-1999. In 1999, Austin joined the Hampton Police Department where he is currently assigned as the Uniform Patrol Commander. He has worked on the Uniform Patrol Units as well as Criminal Investigations Unit. Austin is a certified Field Training Officer, and Marijuana Identification Certified from the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. Chief Austin is a graduate from Henry County High School Class of 1989, continuing his education at Abraham Baldwin College with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Criminal Justice. Austin is also an accomplished pilot.


Administrative Division

Kim Stephens has been with the City of Hampton since 1988. She heads up the Administrative Division of the Hampton Police Department. In her capacity, Ms. Stephens handles the processing of all police related paperwork. Ms. Stephens is also a certified Court Clerk and serves as Chief Clerk for Hampton Municipal Court.

Stacy Corley has been with the City of Hampton since January 2001 and has been in law enforcement for 17 years. Stacy provides basic administrative duties for the Police Department and Court. Stacy is also responsible for customer service.


Officer Division


Criminal Investigations Division

This department is responsible for criminal investigations and crime scene processing.


This department has two agents assigned to the Flint Circuit Drug Task Force.

Uniform Patrol Division

Lieutenant J.L. Walker

Sergeant R.L. Barnes

Sergeant H.A. Stephens

Sergeant B. Mims

Segeant J. Floyd

Officer R.C. Milby

Officer P.E. Hayes

Officer L. King

Officer  S. Brady

Officer T. Robertson

Officer J. Turner

Officer M. Stroud

Reserve Officer T. Hawkins

Reserve Officer B. Lasiter

Reserve Officer J. Chapman


Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Hampton Police Department to ensure that all our citizens are served in a professional, ethical and equitable manner. The Hampton Police Department promotes the ideals of partnering with all law enforcement, social services and the public. The Hampton Police Department aspires to increase the levels of police professionalism, improve the level of training and enhance education credentials for all members of the agency.