A Message from Sheriff Wiley Griffin:

As Sheriff of Decatur County Georgia, I would like to welcome you to the Sheriff’s Office website. Our primary goal is to protect the citizens of Decatur County. We are a team dedicated to preserving the quality of life for all Decatur County citizens. The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office commitment is to combine progressive law enforcement with progressive business practices. Justice shall be delivered with integrity and compassion. As a result, you will obtain the most advanced law enforcement services available for each dollar you entrust to us.

– Sheriff Wiley Griffin





Decatur County is located in the Southwest corner of Georgia, borders with Seminole County to the west, Grady County to the east, Miller, Baker and Mitchell Counties to the north and Gadsden County, Florida to the South. Our county seat is Bainbridge; other cities are Attapulgus, Climax and Brinson. Decatur County, one of the largest counties in Georgia, is 623 square miles of beautiful rural country setting.


“A Policeman” by Paul Harvey

For Information please contact – Chief Deputy Wendell Cofer-
Adminstrative Office hours M-F 8:00 am- 5:00 pm

912 Spring Creek Road Bainbridge, Georgia 39817
Sheriff's Office: 229-248-3044 Fax: 229-248-3850 Jail: 229-248-3050