Sheriff Chris Clinton
Office of the Sheriff
Towns County, GA
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Sheriff Chris Clinton

For your convenience, the Sheriff maintains an office at the courthouse
located at 48 River Street, Suite F, Hiawassee, GA.  The administrative offices
are located at  4070 Highway 339, Young Harris, GA along with the Towns
County Detention Center.

Welcome to the website of the Towns County Sheriff's Office.  You are visitor
number                    .  We hope you find all the information you are looking for.  The website is
always being updated so please bookmark and check back often for news and important
information.  If you need further assistance, please don't hesitate to call the Office of Sheriff
at 706/896-4444.  Please see the
Contact Us page.

The primary mission of the Towns County Sheriff’s Office is to maintain social order within
prescribed ethical and constitutional limits, while providing professional law enforcement
services.  To attain this, the agency enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner,
recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the
Constitutional rights of all persons.  The agency recognizes that no law enforcement agency
can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves.  
The agency actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit
the opportunities for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of resources.

We are making some changes to make the press pages more easily accessible.  Please be
patient as we reorganize this information to make them more easily accessible.

To read the Sheriff's biography, please
click here.

The Sheriff's open letter to Congressman Collins and Senators Isakson and Chambliss
regarding Second Amendment rights is