Sheriff Craig's focus is on making a difference and serving the members of our community. The implementation of these programs are to serve and meet the needs of our citizens.
Many property owners associations have private Facebook groups and share images and videos of suspicious activity captured by their security system cameras with each other. In many cases, crimes have been solved using the systems’ capability.
A proactive initiative by the Pickens GA Sheriff’s Office utilizes information developed by homeowners and business owners through their security camera systems to solve crimes.
In NO WAY is this initiative intended to breach any home and business owners privacy. It simply is a method to discover additional information if crimes are committed in your neighborhood. Have questions about IN PLAIN SIGHT PROGRAM?
Tip411 is part of the “See Something, Say Something” campaign. Tip411 is a program for citizens to anonymously give information to deputies in real time.
Tip411 can be accessed by downloading the Tip411 app (links below).
Or Text “PSOtip and your message” to 847411
This is completely anonymous: your phone number and your location will not be known to anyone (including deputies).
Do you have a child, parent, or other individual with health issues that put them at risk of wandering away?
Project Lifesaver makes locating these individuals much easier. Searches that could take hours are reduced on average to only 30 minutes.
This 10-week course is designed to give citizens of Pickens County an opportunity to get an up close and personal understanding of the daily operations of the Pickens Sheriff's Office.
New dates have not been announced for 2022.
Explorers is a program designed for individuals between 14-21 years of age who are interested in a future career in public safety. The program is ran by deputies at the agency and provides an excellent opportunity to learn important law enforcement skills.
CHAMPS is a program designed to educate children on the dangers of tobacco, drugs, alcohol, social media, and bullying. Being informed and educated in an appropriate setting is the way to prepare our youth.