Victims of Crime Act Grant Renewed PR 20-026

PRESS RELEASE Victims of Crime Act Grant Renewed CRISP COUNTY- October 16, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce our Victims of Crimes Act (VOCA) Grant was renewed at $146,000.00. This grant renewal will allow us to continue growing our Victim Advocate Unit. In October of 2017, we announced we were awarded a Victims of Crimes Act Grant that allowed us to hire (2) two Crime Victim Advocates. Our Victim Advocates respond to violent crime victims and/or their...



Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Awarded State Homeland Security Grant PR 20-025

PRESS RELEASE Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Awarded State Homeland Security Grant CRISP COUNTY- October 15, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that we were selected to receive an $11,250.00 State Homeland Security Grant. The Homeland Security Grant Program, administered through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency assists local efforts to build, sustain, and deliver the capabilities necessary to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond...



Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office PR 20-024

Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Crisp County, Ga - The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it has received a $54,178.00 Grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). This grant was awarded based upon the partnership with The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in helping to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities across the State of Georgia. “The loss of one life on our roads is one...



Single Vehicle Accident PR 20-023

PRESS RELEASE Single Vehicle Accident CRISP COUNTY- September 30, 2020 On September 29, 2020, around 9:50 P.M., Crisp County E-911/Communications dispatched Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, Crisp County Fire Rescue, and Crisp County EMS to an overturned vehicle. A 2003 Blue Dodge truck overturned while traveling northbound on GA HWY 300 around mile marker 4. The driver stated they swerved to miss a dear. After swerving, the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a utility pole,...



Tennessee Homicide Suspect Arrested PR 20-022

PRESS RELEASE Tennessee Homicide Suspect Arrested CRISP COUNTY- September 28, 2020 Thomas Mack Arnold, a 38-year-old male, was arrested around 4:00 A.M. September 28, 2020, without incident at mile marker 84 on GA 401/I75. Thomas Mack Arnold is wanted for homicide from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee. On September 28, 2020, around 3:40 A.M., Crisp County E-911 Communications issued a BOLO for a 1997 Green Mercury Grand Marquis occupied by Thomas Mack Arnold; a...



One Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Crisp County Detention Center PR 20-021

PRESS RELEASE One Inmate Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Crisp County Detention Center CRISP COUNTY- September 24, 2020 The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office received notification overnight from Crisp Regional Hospital that one (1) inmate housed in the Crisp County Detention Center has tested positive for COVID-19. The family of the inmate has been informed. After speaking with Crisp Regional Hospital staff and our local Department of Public Health, the decision was made to suspend all...



Crisp County Detention Center Visitations Now Digital PR 20-020

Crisp County Detention Center Visitations Now Digital CRISP COUNTY- September 23, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office now offers remote visitation. We are using HomeWAV, a fully digital, 1080p, hi-tech, video visitation technology. This new system will allow visitors to accept calls from an inmate remotely from a phone, tablet, or laptop and cost $0.30 per minute. Interested visitors can start by going to www.homewav.com to sign up. The HomeWAV site offers several video tutorials and...



Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported PR 20-019

PRESS RELEASE Crisp County Fire Rescue Dispatched to Crisp County Detention Center; No Injuries Reported. CRISP COUNTY- September 6, 2020 Crisp County Fire Rescue and Crisp County EMS responded to the Crisp County Detention Center at approximately 1:10 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020 due to a fire alarm being activated. Detention Officers found heavy smoke coming from a cell. Detention Officers evacuated the necessary cells due to smoke. No injuries were reported. Crisp County...



DUI Enforcement Campaign PR 20-018

2020 IF YOU FEEL DIFFERENT, YOU DRIVE DIFFERENT. DRIVE HIGH, GET A DUI. ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN NEWS RELEASE Crisp County, Ga — This Labor Day holiday weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with Crisp County Sheriff’s Office to get drug-impaired drivers off the roads and help save lives. The national high-visibility enforcement campaign, If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. Drive High,...



Three Vehicle Accident on GA 401/I75, No serious injuries reported PR 20-017

PRESS RELEASE Three Vehicle Accident on GA 401/I75, No serious injuries reported CRISP COUNTY- August 18, 2020 Monday, August 17, 2020, around 1:30 p.m., a Crisp County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in a three-car accident on GA 401/I75 around the 96-mile marker. An accident occurred in the north travel lanes of I75, causing a vehicle to spin out of control, striking a Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit on the inside emergency lane. No serious injuries were reported....



COUNTRY Financial® Supports the Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center Through Operation Helping Heroes Donation PR 20-016

COUNTRY Financial® Supports the Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center Through Operation Helping Heroes Donation Cordele, GA – August 7, 2020 – COUNTRY Financial insurance agent, Melody Godfrey is pleased to announce Crisp County E-911 / Communications Center as 2020 recipient of COUNTRY Financial Operation Helping Heroes donation. The $1,500 donation will be used for the new 911 operator monitors in the newly renovated state of the art facility. The center dispatches...



Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards $15,000 Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office PR 20-015

PRESS RELEASE Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards $15,000 Grant To Crisp County Sheriff’s Office CRISP COUNTY- August 5, 2020 Crisp County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The grant, which will continue through September of 2020, will help finance new Mobile Data Terminals for patrol vehicles. “The loss of one life on our roads is one too many, and the...