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Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to protect life and property, through the maintenance of peace and order, and the provision of law enforcement services.

The Sheriff's Office represents all citizens and our belief in equal treatment under the law is sincere. We shall enforce the law impartially without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, or situation in life and shall be diligent in protecting all citizens in the lawful exercise of their civil rights.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain peace and order
  • Enforce Federal State and Local
  • laws
  • Investigate Crimes
  • House Inmates
  • Court Services


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the implementation of the OffenderWatch program. OffenderWatch provides law enforcement officers with a method of exchanging information about Sex Offender movement with other jurisdictions, but it also includes citizen-friendly features available via a web page.