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Sheriff Edwards Elected National Sheriffs’ Association Secretary Sheriff Edwards Elected National Sheriffs’ Association Secretary
We are pleased to announce Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. was elected and sworn in as Secretary at the National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference on June 18, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky.
DARE Summer Camp 2019 DARE Summer Camp 2019
The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the DARE Summer Camp 2019, June 3-7th.
Clarke County Sheriff's Office Sheriff's Citizen's Academy graduates first class Clarke County Sheriff's Office Sheriff's Citizen's Academy graduates first class
On Friday evening, May 11th, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office concluded it’s first Sheriff’s Citizens Academy.
Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. Elected as FBI-LEEDA Second Vice President Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. Elected as FBI-LEEDA Second Vice President
We are pleased to announce Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. was elected and sworn in as Second Vice President at the National FBI-LEEDA conference on May 1st, 2019.
Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Lieutenant, Sergeant and Sr. Deputy Promotions Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Lieutenant, Sergeant and Sr. Deputy Promotions
On April 4, 2019 the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office celebrated promotions to the rank of Lieutenant, Sergeant and Senior Deputy (Corporal)
Deputy Hopkins Graduates GPSTC Athens Deputy Hopkins Graduates GPSTC Athens
Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. and the Sheriff’s Office Team would like to congratulate Deputy Harry Hopkins on his graduation from the Athens Regional Police Academy (GPSTC)
 Jail Visitation Days and Times Change Jail Visitation Days and Times Change
**Effective May 1, 2019 the following change in visitation will be implemented.**
Clarke County Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. Awarded National Sheriff’s Association’s Medal of Merit Clarke County Sheriff Ira Edwards, Jr. Awarded National Sheriff’s Association’s Medal of Merit
On March 11, 2019, Sheriff Ira Edwards Jr. was awarded the National Sheriff’s Association’s Medal of Merit.
CCSO Sheriff’s Posse Team Wins Athens Area Black History Bowl CCSO Sheriff’s Posse Team Wins Athens Area Black History Bowl
We are very proud to announce the Clarke County Sheriff's Office Sheriff’s Posse Team won first place in the 2019 Athens Area Black History Bowl on March 16th. The History Bowl is hosted each year by the Athens Area Black History Bowl Committee. This year, there were a total of five teams competing in the competition
Park v. State Court Ruling Park v. State Court Ruling
The Georgia Supreme Court has held OCGA § 42-1-14(e) as unconstitutional, in that the law requires a person who is classified as a sexually dangerous predator – but who is no longer in State custody or on probation or parole – wear and pay for a GPS monitoring device that allows the State to monitor that individual’s location.