DECATUR COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Located on Spring Creek Road in Bainbridge, Ga.
Sheriff Wiley Griffin
Undersheriff: Major Wendell Cofer
Chief Investigator, CID: Captain Chip Nix
Crime Scene Unit Leader: Capt. Gale Bowyer
Sheriff's Administrative Assistant: Capt. Elizabeth Croley
Phone 229-248-3044, or 911 for Emergencies
Link to Sheriff's Office Web site: http://decaturso.com/
Decatur County Jail, Administrator Captain Donna Thompson phone 229-248-3049 or 248-3050, Fax 229-248-3850¬†
A county-wide¬†Nuisance Ordinance ¬†was adopted at the special-called April 21, meeting of the Board of Commissioners. The county's Code Enforcement Officer is Sgt. David Ellis 400-8042¬†and the Animal Control Officer is Chris Sapp, 220-5808, whose positions have been transferred to Decatur County Sheriff's Office under the supervision of¬†Lt. Rick Ashley. To report possible violations of either the county's Nuisance Ordinance or the Animal Control¬†Ordinance¬†, call the Sheriff"s Office at 229-248-3044, or for emergencies, call 911.
LINKS TO OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
Bainbridge Public Safety, Patrol/Police Division, 1707 Shotwell St., non-emergency phone 229-248-2038. Emergency -¬†911. Director: Police Chief Larry Funderburke. Fire Division Director: Fire¬†Chief Dennis Mock, phone 229-248-2032. Emergency -¬†911.
Georgia State Patrol Office¬†serving Decatur, Seminole, Early and Miller counties is now located in Colquitt, Ga., phone 229-758-2651.¬†GSP Thomasville Post, (serving Mitchell, Grady, Thomas and Colquitt counties), phone 229-225-4000, Georgia Department of Public Safety Web site.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Thomasville Office, phone 229-225-4090, GBI Web site.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Thomasville Regional Office¬†located at 2012 E. Pinetree Blvd., mailing address P.O. Box 5886, Thomasville, GA 31758-5886. Office hours 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., phone 229-226-0626, fax 229-227-3644. If no answer, dial 404-679-9000. Click here for more FBI Atlanta¬†Division listings.
U.S. Marshals Service, Web site usmarshals.gov, Macon Office phone 478-752-8280; Albany Office phone 229-430-8436; Thomasville Office phone 229-226-2314.
Georgia Natural Resources, Law Enforcement Division, phone 229-430-4252, fax 229-430-4221.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Response Center, Oil and Toxic Chemical Spills: 1-800-424-8802 or 202-267-2675. EPA Web site. Regional EPA Emergency Operations Center: phone 404-562-8700. The spill hotlines are for emergencies ONLY, including threats to human health, aquatic or amphibious animals, drinking water and public safety.