Other Information

  1. Accident or Incident Report Requests

    If you need a copy of an accident or incident report, you can obtain them in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office.

  2. Background Checks & Fingerprinting

    Backgrounds and fingerprints are done by our G.C.I.C. Division and Jail Staff located at the Jefferson County Law Enforcement Center, 911 Clarks Mill Road in Louisville.

  3. Employment Criteria

    Get information regarding the requirements for becoming a member of the Sheriff's Office.

  4. Firearm Permits

    All applicants must undergo a criminal records check and be fingerprinted. The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a resident of Jefferson County.

  5. Metal Recycling

    Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 10-1-360, secondary metals recyclers who purchase regulated metal property in any quantity must register with the appropriate sheriff’s office(s).

  6. Open Records Request

    If you wish to file an Open Records Request, you may do so in writing.

  7. Report Suspicious Activity

    Report Suspicious Activity - Non-Emergency Only! If this is an Emergency, please call 9-1-1. If you wish to inform the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office of ongoing suspicious activity, please fill out this form. Please enter as much accurate information as possible to ensure the Sheriff's Office is able to act on your information. If you need to notify us of something that is in progress, please call 911 or the non-emergency number at 478-625-7538 or 478-625-4014. Reminder: Filing a false report is a crime and can result in prosecution.

  8. Traffic Complaints

    If you wish to file a traffic complaint, please complete this online form. The information you provide will be passed along to our traffic units so they can increase patrols and enforcement if needed.

  9. Useful Links

    Find helpful legal services and resources from around the web.