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Sheriff Shayne Heap

A message from the Sheriff:

The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is committed to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the laws. We, under the Office of Sheriff, will serve the Citizens of Elbert County and accomplish our mission with integrity and honor.

It is our mission to protect our children, improve and maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined in our County jail, the security of our courts and the prompt investigation of crime when it occurs.

We are totally dedicated to this mission, to the Citizens, to the County we serve and we accept the responsibility of attaining our goal of achieving excellence within our profession.

On behalf of the men and women of the Elbert County Sheriff's Office, I would like to thank you for visiting our web site. It is a great honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Elbert County. As your Sheriff I welcome your comments about the agency and suggestions for ways we can improve our services.

The intent of this site is to enhance our communication with the public and provide useful information about the Sheriff's Office. Working together we can form a partnership to make Elbert County a shining star on the eastern plains. Please come back often as information is updated on a regular basis.

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"Read all about it"

Keeping you informed on current events in Elbert County.

  • 04-25-16 - Kistovich - 420 Bust - Read More
  • 04-18-16 - K9 Alert - drug arrest - Read More
  • 03-2-16 - Burn ban change - Read More
  • 01-25-16 - Person of interest - Read More
  • 01-25-16 - 2016 Golf Tournament - Read More
  • 11-10-15 - Prestige charged with fraud - Read More
  • 11-10-15 - Letter to President - Read More
  • 10-23-15 - Burn ban change - Read More
  • 09-19-15 - Burn ban change - Read More
  • 08-20-15 - Burn ban change - Read More
  • 08-20-15 - Victims Assistance on-call position - Read More
  • 03-03-15 - CodeRED Test - Read More
  • 02-01-15 - 2015 ECSO Golf Tournament - Read More
  • 11-23-14 - Suspect of felony theft involving at-risk adult arrested - Read More
  • 11-3-14 - Elbert County resident sentenced in horse neglect - Read More
  • 10-13-14 - FaceBook Smart Card - Read More
  • 10-8-14 - Griffin arrested on eluding and drug charges - Read More
  • 09-15-14 - 2014 Drug Disposal at Walmart September 27,2014 - Read More
  • 08-15-14 - The Elbert County is hosting a mass casualty training excrercise and is looking for volunteers - Read More
  • 06-01-14 - Elbert County Sheriff's Office 4th annual Safety Fair - Read More
  • 03-01-14 - Detention Specialist position available - Read More
  • 02-14-14 - Elbert Arsonist convicted/sentenced - Read More
  • 01-27-14 - 2014 Charity Golf Tournament - Read More

"Protecting Your Children"

Below is some helpful safety information regarding sex offenders in our county. These provide information on the most commonly asked questions from our residents.

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