The fee for a background check is ten dollars () and the only form of payment accepted is cash. 16-6-4 Child Molestation; Aggravated Child Molestation O. To request a background check, you will need to bring a Georgia driver`s license or Georgia identification.
It is our mission at the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office to promote a feeling of safety and security to the citizens of this community. First Appearance hearing are generally conducted via video, with the judge at Magistrate Court and the inmate located in jail in a multi-purpose room.
We are determined to provide a high quality of law enforcement services related to the protection of life and property, by taking active steps to prevent criminal activity. The hearings are held every day with the exceptions of Sunday and county holidays.
Dalton, Georgia 30720, telephone number 706-278-3029. E-mail address; [email protected] INVESTIGATION The Detectives assigned to General Investigations are responsible for investigating all unsolved criminal cases reported to the Sheriff’s Department. It is our sincere hope, at the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office, that this program will help kids to make it through the school years and into adulthood harboring a drug free attitude.
Additionally, the unit investigates other crimes which require specialized training or expertise, such as homicide, child abuse and/or molestation, forgery, computer crimes and domestic violence. There is a war underway on our streets and in our homes.
We pride ourselves on ethics, honesty, openness, and fairness in our profession. (Note: This law was amended during the 1998 Legislative Session by Senate Bill 39.) The information that is presented in this website is compiled from information gathered through registration of convicted sex offenders as defined herein and information obtained from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation which is obtained from documents submitted by the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, and/or any other agency or department as set forth by statute. The Criminal Investigation Division of the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Department is comprised of four sections; General Investigations, Narcotics, Evidence Section and the Records/Permits Section.
We value respect, honoring the rights and dignity of each person we are called upon to serve. The offender must be convicted of a crime that is by its nature a sexual offense, such as: O. A total of twenty-eight personnel are assigned to these sections.
NARCOTICS DIVISION The Narcotics Unit of the Sheriff’s Department is an integral portion of the Criminal Investigation Division. Teach the child how to win this battle and the war is all but over.
In addition to conducting complex narcotic investigations, the officers execute search warrants, pursue asset forfeitures of drug money, and assist with vice related investigations.
42-1-12 (i)(3) states "the Georgia Bureau of Investigation or any sheriff maintaining records required under this code section shall release relevant information collected under this code section that is necessary to protect the public." However, due to the fact this information is continually changing, the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office makes no expressed or implied guarantee concerning the accuracy of this information.