Mission Statement

We are the duly elected and lawfully commissioned Law Enforcement Officers of Elbert County. We have the duty to preserve the peace and protect the lives, person(s), property, health and morals of the people. We are the keeper of the County's Jail and we are the arm and the sword of the honorable court.

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Sheriff Melvin T. Andrews

Sheriff Melvin T. Andrews

Welcome to the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office web site. We hope you find the web site useful. The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office is located in Elberton, Georgia. Sheriff Melvin Andrews is a full-time working Sheriff. Sheriff Andrews took office January 01, 2013. We are a full-service law enforcement agency that is honored to serve the men and women of Elbert County.

The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office exists to protect life property, maintain peace and order, and to provide law enforcement services. We also place a high value on public safety, awareness and crime prevention.

“If The Elbert County Sheriff’s Office can ever assist in anyway, do not hesitate to contact us.”

Serving and protecting the citizens of Elbert County. Providing a professional service, humanity, and respect for everyone.