The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is a diverse organization of professional men and women. It is the largest full-service Sheriff's Office in Georgia. Personnel are assigned to divisions and special units. Covering 328 square miles, three municipalities and a busy interstate highway, the Sheriff's Office works with other law enforcement agencies to protect the lives and property of each resident. The Richmond County Sheriff's  Office uses community policing as a means to better understand the needs of the residents and create an information exchange corridor, resulting in a level of security that enhances the quality of life in Richmond County.

Mission & Vision Statements

The mission of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is to work collaboratively with the community to prevent crime and disorder, solve related problems, reduce fear of crime and enforce the laws according to the U.S. Constitution in order to provide a safe and secure environment for all citizens of this great county.

Vision Statement

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office  is committed to providing the highest level of public service while practicing the ultimate ideals of law enforcement excellence. Using our philosophy of problem-solving oriented policing, we will partner with the community to provide compassionate service with a can-do spirit and integrity.