Mission Statement

To provide an educational program to Georgia’s youth, which provides guidance, an the skills, ability and knowledge to be safe, healthy and happy, in preparation for a successful life.

Georgia Sheriffs’ Association
P.O. Box 1000 Stockbridge, Georgia 30281
770-914-1076 (phone) 770-914-1179 (fax)


Capt. Michael Cox teaches the C.H.A.M.P.S. (Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting safety) Program inDecatur County . C.H.A.M.P.S. is taught to the fifth grade students in all schools in Decatur County that have a fifth grade.

C.H.A.M.P.S. lesson that are covered in the program are:

Alcohol, ATV, Boating Safety, Bullying, Home Alone, Child Abduction, Choices and Consequences, Cocaine, Gangs, Hunting Safety, Leaders Followers, Internet Safety, Marajuana, Methamphetamine, Peer Pressure, Positive Alternatives, Stress,Tobacco, and Violence.

Capt. Cox also speaks with in the elementary schools, local churches, Boy Scout Troops, and Cub Scout in reference to safety related topics.

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