Welcome to the Seminole County Georgia Sheriff’s Office web site. The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement agency made up of five divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Detention, Probation, and K-9. We also house and operate the county’s E-911 Emergency Dispatch Center.

The Sheriff’s Office serves a community of 9, 365 citizens. We have 36 dedicated employees that are committed to providing the highest level of services possible to the citizens of Seminole County.

I take great pride in serving as the Sheriff of Seminole County. The success of this agency depends on the support of the community we serve.

Sheriff Heath Elliott


Registering Multipurpose Off-Highway Vehicles
Effective December 1, 2023, owners of multipurpose off-highway vehicles (MPOHVs) may voluntarily register their vehicles so they may be driven on county roads. For vehicles that qualify as MPOHVs, owners will be able to register their vehicles and receive a certificate of registration and a license plate. MPOHVs will not be titled.

For more information:

Policy Bulletin MVD-2023-06B – Registering Multipurpose Off-Highway Vehicles



Seminole County is partnering with Hyper-Reach for public notification during severe storms and other emergencies. Follow this link to register. http://hyper-reach.com/gaseminolesignup.html.  If you have any problems or questions, please contact our office at 229-524-5115.

For more information read our press release:  Hyper Reach press release


Open Records Request

Open Records Requests are processed in this office Monday thru Friday (excluding holidays) 9am – 5pm. You may submit your request in person at our office, by mailing a request to our office or by faxing a request to 229-524-8528. You may also send a request via email to pwhaley@seminoleso.org.  If you have any questions, please contact Paula Whaley at 229-524-5115.


In order to provide the best level of service to this community, our office would like to know if you have any problems when interacting with our staff.  If you wish to file a complaint on any employee with Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, please complete the attached form.  The form must be returned to our office either in person or by mail.  All complaints will be investigated.

Complaint Form


Have you been a victim, or do you know someone who is a victim of Domestic Violence.  Click here for a list of  resources.  https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/domestic-violence/.