Welcome to the virtual home of the Pickens Sheriff’s OfficeSheriff-Craig-Silhouette2

We are excited to offer this service to our community and others who are interested in our office. We are a full service law enforcement agency that serves a community of approximately 30,000 full time residents.

It is an honor to serve as your sheriff, and I sincerely want to thank each of you for the trust and support you have given me. Your input and suggestions are important, and we will continue to be available to you, while working diligently to protect the lives and property in Pickens County.

We strive to provide the citizens of Pickens County with a safe place to live with professional, competent, and courteous law enforcement service. Our motto is to “Determined to make a Difference.” We are determined and with your support, together we can make a Difference in our community.

I am so fortunate to serve with such a wonderful group of men and women in the Sheriff’s Office. They are dedicated to serving each of our citizens and visitors of  Pickens County. The public trust in our office is greatly appreciated and serves as a constant reminder of the tremendous responsibilities of our office.

Thank you again for visiting our Web site. If my staff or I can be of any assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call on us.


Sheriff’s Auxiliary to Host a K-9 Demonstration

Auxiliary K-9 Demonstration

Sheriff’s Auxiliary is selling tickets for this incredible Gator!

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Auxiliary Raffle 

Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy

After filling in with applicants from past classes, the Pickens Sheriff’s Office still has a few slots remaining for the 2014 Sheriff’s Citizens Academy.

The Citizens academy will allow you to learn all about the Sheriff’s Office while having fun and meeting the men and women who work there! The Academy will run on Tuesday and Thursday nights from March 11th through April 10th. Each night you will be fed a delicious supper from one of our sponsors.

Come go on patrol! Learn what to look for at a crime scene! Take a peek at how the deputies are trained and make new friends as you learn how your Sheriff’s Office operates!

Space is limited, so sign up today. Click here for Application

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Deputy Ryne Kirkland being sworn in after completing his mandate training. Congratulations Deputy Kirkland! — ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday April 17th, 2014 - 5:30 pm

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Pickens County Government is seeking a full time 911 Communications Officer. This position is responsible for receiving, monitoring and dispatching radio communications traffic for the public safety agencies throughout the county, including all E-911 calls. Candidate must be willing to work 12 hour rotating shifts on nights, weekends and holidays. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; 18 years of age or older; ability to type 25 words per minute; and some computer knowledge is preferred. Applicants must consent to a background investigation. Drug screen is required. Interested candidates with the above qualifications may obtain an application packet at Pickens County Administrative Offices, 1266 E. Church Street, Jasper GA 30143. Pickens County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ... See MoreSee Less

Monday April 14th, 2014 - 2:20 pm

Peggy Young-ScogginsKristina Scoggins3 days ago

Amanda Pressley RoperCassie Roper3 days ago

Amanda Pressley RoperAdrian Santana Frix3 days ago

Carson PayneCatherine Whitley3 days ago

Karris Bugg PadgettCharlie Padgett3 days ago

Amanda Caulder McClureCassie Defoor3 days ago

Brandie GarrisonDolena Kelley Whiting3 days ago

Linda HydeLisa Logan Childers3 days ago

Katrina GaydenJoni Goode3 days ago

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Pickens SO updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday April 11th, 2014 - 2:52 pm

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The men and women of the Pickens Sheriff's Office would like to wish Lt. Kris Stancil best of luck as he enters the next phase of his life. We are proud of you Kris and have no doubt you will continue to "Make a Difference". ... See MoreSee Less

Friday April 11th, 2014 - 9:42 am

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Pickens Sheriff's Citizen's Academy 2014 was a huge success! Thank you to the Citizens that participated. We hope you enjoyed the last 5 weeks as much as we did. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday April 11th, 2014 - 9:28 am


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