Criminal Investigations Division


Captain Gale Bowyer- Chief Investigator

The Criminal Investigations division (CID) of The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office currently has 5 Investigators, 1 Crime Scene Technicians,and 2 Investigative Assistants assigned to the division. Chief Investigator Captain Gale Bowyer oversees and supervises this unit. The purpose of CID is to investigate all types of crimes that occur in Decatur County and to network information with other law enforcement agencies for crime suppression. CID’s primary function is to determine the identity of perpetrators of these crimes based upon the facts, evidence and to coordinate with the prosecurting attorney throughout the criminal prosecution of the offender. The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is devoted to serving and protecting our citizens.



Investigator Terry Phillips

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Investigator Ken Davidson


Investigator Cheryl Nix

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