Atkinson County Sheriffs Office
The Atkinson County Sheriff's Office cares about what you think of the kind of service it provides to the community. Information provided by you helps the department deliver the best possible law enforcement service to the community of Atkinson County. Your input will be used to help shape programs, priorities, training, and discipline so that we may continue to live up to our reputation for excellence.
Our policy is to give appropriate supervisory attention to all public feedback whether it is in the form of a commendation or a complaint. We will forward commendations to the named member and thoroughly investigate any complaints we receive. That includes information received from people directly involved in an incident, witnesses, friends, or relatives of those involved. If you have a comment, you may report it to us in person, by mail or by telephone. You do not need to give us your name, but we encourage you to do so because we may need to talk to you to get additional information about the incident. If you feel strongly about our agency's performance, positively or negatively, let us know.
In Georgia, the sheriff is both a constitutional and a county officer. The constitutionality of the office derives primarily from English Common Law. Its status as a county office is drawn from a number of general constitutional provisions relating to the office. In addition to the general qualifications required of all county officers, a number of specific constitutional standards.