THE MOVING WALL

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall "The Moving Wall" is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for thirty plus years. When John Devitt attended the 1982 dedication in Washington, he felt the positive power of "The Wall." He vowed to share that experience with those who did not have the opportunity to go to Washington. John, Norris Shears, Gerry Haver, and other Vietnam veteran volunteers built The Moving Wall. It went...



CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WILL HOST TWO HANDGUN FAMILIARIZATION CLASSES

HANDGUN FAMILIARIZATION CLASSES THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT NO COST THE CLASSROOM PORTION WILL BE HELD AT THE CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TRAINING BUILDING ON September 4th or September 24th FROM 6:00 TO 9:00 THE RANGE PORTION WILL BE HELD ON September 8th or September 29th FROM 9:00 TO 1:00, WE WILL ALSO COVER SOME MENTAL CONDITIONING AND AWARENESS OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS THE D.A.’S OFFICE WILL BE PART OF THE CLASSROOM PORTION. THEY WILL DISCUSS...



Crisp County to receive Grant for Thor Guard Lightning Detection system at Georgia Veteran’s State Park

Crisp County to receive Grant for Thor Guard Lightning Detection system at Georgia Veteran’s State Park: Crisp County will be receiving a grant to fund a Thor Guard Lightning Detection system at Georgia Veteran’s State Park. The system is an integrated warning system for lightning. The sensor continuously monitors the atmosphere’s electrostatic energy and evaluates the potential for lightning within an area. When the system determines a hazardous condition, the air-horns and...



National Boating Safety Week

In honor of National Safe Boating Week, we want to share some laws, tips, and additional resources on Boating Safety. Know Georgia Boating Laws: One of the most important "rules of the road" is the 100 foot law which includes all boats, not just personal watercraft (such as Jet Skis or Sea Doos), and requires boat operators to slow to idle speed when they are within 100 feet of docks, piers, bridges, shorelines or people in the water. The 100-foot law states, "No person shall operate...



Crisp County Sheriff's Office is State Certified!

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to keeping the trust and confidence of our community. One of the ways we accomplish this is through State Certification. Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is one of the twenty-two Sheriff agencies in Georgia that is certified. Certification is a progressive and time-proven way of helping law enforcement agencies calculate and improve their overall performances. The foundation of certification lies in the promulgation of standards containing a...



Hometown Throwdown Honoring Savannah Parker

If you would like to make a donation directly to Savannah Parker please call Planters First Bank at 1-800-648-8118. (Tyler Parker Donations Account)



Distracted Driving Awareness Month

According to the National Safety Council More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, and distracted driving is a major contributor. What is Distracted Driving? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration define distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation...



New Badge

History of the Sheriff 600 B.C. Book of Daniel Sheriffs were summoned, along with princesses, the governors, the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, and all the rulers of the provinces, at the dedication of the golden image by King Nebuchadnezzar. America’s First Sheriff 1634 – 1st American County was established in the Shire of Northampton in the colony of Virginia. The shire appointed Captain William Stone who is believed to be the first Sheriff in...



Going Behind the Badge

Throughout the year we will recognize the men and women of Crisp County Sheriff’s Office who bravely serve behind the badge every day. Through the use of social media, photos, and videos we will provide insight on the Deputies that protect and serve Crisp County. Our hope is that this campaign will help form even stronger relationships between the agency and community. We will be updating this blog post throughout the year as we recognize our Deputies. Going Behind the Badge Post...



Beyond 911: Other N-1-1 Special Service Numbers you should know

The N-1-1 codes are part of the North American Numbering Plan, a protocol that informs the assignment of phone numbers across the continent. As part of this plan, N-1-1 numbers are special short codes made to provide quick access to local services. 211 United Way- 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information help line and website that connects people from all communities and of all ages to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a...



Stay Safe This New Year's!

Happy New Year’s: New Year’s Eve is a night to have fun and celebrate the coming year. However, safety is a must when participating in the festivities. Here are a few safety tips to ensure that you’re safe and sound when the clock strikes midnight ringing in the New Year. New Year’s Eve don’t drink and drive. New Year’s Day is the 2nd most deadly day for drivers. Designate a Driver: Don’t Drink and Drive. Be Alert: Be aware of your surroundings and how others...