Inmate Database Lookup

Information on current and former detainees is now available in the new Inmate Database. Lookup arrest dates, release dates, criminal charges, and see photos,...

New Sex Offender Map & Registry Search

Now available on our website: Sex Offender Map and Registry Search! Hover over the ‘Offenders’ category in the top navigation bar, then select the...

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lifelong resident of Worth County, Sheriff Jeff Hobby is a former Georgia State Patrol officer of 11 years with over 2300 hours of POST Training and is a graduate of Thomas University with a Criminal Justice degree. Areas of law enforcement certification include Administrative/Budget Planning, Drug/DUI Detection, Police Tactics, Ethics & Professionalism, Theft, Accident Reconstruction, Crimes Against Children, Critical Incident Report, Radar Operation, and Drug Interdiction. With a passionate conviction that effective crime prevention calls for a strong partnership between citizens and law enforcement, Sheriff Jeff Hobby is dedicated to issues of domestic violence, drug crimes, sex offenders, jail operation, and ways to effectively supplement the department’s budget.

Sheriff Jeff Hobby was sworn into office Dec 18, 2012, filling a position held for 28 years by then-retiring Sheriff Freddie Tompkins.

‘It is the mission of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office to work in partnership with the citizens of Worth County toward providing a safe environment while enhancing the quality of life consistent with the values, upstanding morals and diversity of the community. We are committed to the enforcement of laws, the protection of life and property, while respecting individual rights, human dignity and community morals and values at all times.’

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