“To serve and protect through dedication, professionalism, active cooperation with the community, and respect for human dignity.”
Routine patrol work, directing traffic, enforcing motor vehicle regulations, answering calls concerning domestic disturbances, fires, auto accidents, robberies and other criminal activities. At the scene of the crime or accident, conducts preliminary investigations, preserves crime scene, gathers evidence, questions witnesses, etc. Also makes arrest and transports prisoners. Serves civil court papers, warrants, and subpoenas. Employee prepares accurate, legible and concise reports regarding incidents and criminal cases. Also serves as an officer of the court in guarding prisoners and keeping peace in the courtroom as well as testifying in criminal cases. Also is called upon to work ball games, parades and other special functions.
The employee has frequent contact with public and requires considerable tact in dealing with the public in trying situations.
While work is performed under the supervision of the Sheriff, a high degree of judgment and reliance must be exercised by employee on an independent basis.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must be certified under the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Act
Of excellent moral character
Deputy Hank Bagwell
Deputy Will Owen
Deputy Jim Shingler
Deputy Ed Moorhead
Deputy Craig Carr
Deputy Kyle McLeod
Deputy Justin Henry
Deputy Lucas Davis
Chief Deputy Melvin Henry
229-524-5217 ext: 7102
Executive Assistant, Deputy Tanna Harrison
229-524-5115 ext 7107