Special Notices

Books, Magazines & Other Publications Notice

Beginning Monday, March 4, 2019, books, magazines or other publications will be provided by the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Program’s Division by means of a book cart. Subscriptions or material directly from the publisher, a family member or any other person will no longer be allowed. All books, magazines or other publications in the inmate’s possession are to be removed by March 3, 2019.

Sheriff John T. Wilcher

Let me take this opportunity to welcome you to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office Web Site. Inside, you will find information about our agency and its' various functions. 

Also included in this site are phone numbers and E-mail addresses that you can access for further information as well as our 'Frequently Asked Questions' page for general and specific information. 

This site will be updated on a regular basis, so I encourage you to visit often. You can reach me at (912) 652-7609 or (912) 660-1012.

Mission Statement

We, the members of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, are committed to enforcing state law and providing the finest public safety services to the people of Chatham County. Our mission is to protect the judiciary, execute orders of the courts, support our law enforcement partners and provide for the care, custody and control of legally incarcerated inmates. As representatives of the first Sheriff’s Office in Georgia we will execute these duties with professionalism, integrity, and compassion.