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Office of the Sheriff
Banks County

160 Windmill Farm Road
Homer, Georgia 30547

(706) 677-2248

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Office of the Sheriff
Sheriff Carlton Speed

Our Sheriff's Office is committed to providing the highest quality of law enforcement services by working in harmony with the community to enhance the quality of life within Banks County while at the same time maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.   Our mission is based on:
  • Professionalism
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Empathy
Our primary responsibilities include maintaining peace and order, enforcing Federal, State and Local Laws, investigating crimes, housing inmates and court services.


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