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The most recent news articles and community updates regarding the Henry County Sheriff's Office can be found here.  The content of this page is updated as activities at the Henry County Sheriff's Office merit sharing with the community.  For additional information regarding a release, please contact Major Jack Oakman, Professional Standards, at (770) 288-7034.

  • Houses of Worship Active Shooter Response Training - For Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Incidents involving active shooters are happening more and more frequently around the world.  The United States is no exception.  Would your congregation know what to do if it occurred at your house of worship?  Get prepared by attending a comprehensive course on how to survive a shooting event.  Hear first-hand the experience from a survivor of the Sutherland Springs Church shooting in 2017.  Don’t be a victim.  Click for details on how to attend this event.  

  • Sheriff's Office Annual Trunk or Treat
    Looking for a safe place for your children to Trick or Treat?  Join us at the Sheriff's Office on Halloween night. read more ...
  • A 5th Grader’s Love for K-9's Turned into Action
    Nicole Hand, a 5th grade student at Rock Springs Elementary, helps Henry County Sheriff and Police K-9's in a very special, even lifesaving way.  read more ...
  • Sheriff Presents Life Saving Award
    Real life super heroes come in a variety of descriptions and ages. They don’t wear flashy outfits with capes and masks. In fact they don’t even know they are super heroes until the moment when their hearts and minds answer the “call to action”. read more ...
  • Henry County's Finest Graduate from the Police Academy
    Sheriff Keith McBrayer oversee's Oath of Office Ceremony for newest law enforcement officer's before they "hit the roads" of Henry County. read more ...
  • Sheriff’s Office Launches New Smart Phone App
    The Henry County Sheriff’s Office announces a free mobile App for smart phones intended to deliver real-time updates about crime or community events.  The app was launched this week and provides access to many Sheriff’s Office functions and contacts.  It is available free at on-line App stores for I-phone and Android products.

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  • Sheriff’s Office Receives Award from the Police Benevolent Foundation


    Sheriff Keith McBrayer accepts an award on behalf of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office for supporting the 2016 "Race for the Fallen - Glow Run". The award was presented by Patrick Cullinan for the Police Benevolent Foundation and executive board members of the Police Benevolent Association - Three Rivers Chapter.

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  • Sheriff’s Office Chaplains Complete Training
    In 1991, the Henry County Sheriff's Office Chaplain Unit was formed to meet the spiritual and personal needs of the Sheriff's Office employees.  Over the years Henry County grew and so did the staff required to support the duties of the Sheriff’s Office. read more ...
  • Deputy Wins Life-Saving Award

    Henry County School Resource Unit Deputy Joshua Moore received the 2017 Lifesaver Award from Chapter 1863 of the Woodman of the World. The Woodman annual award ceremony was held Wednesday evening, April 19th at the Woman’s Club in McDonough.

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  • Sheriff’s Office SRO Deputies Make Arrest Following Multiple Bomb Threats

    Quick and thorough action by Henry County Sheriff’s Office Deputies in response to multiple bomb threats led to the arrest of a 16 year old former student. Threats were made to five schools for various times during the day on Monday. 

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  • Henry County Deputies Take Part in the “Convoy of Care” Disaster Relief
    On, August 22, donations of clothing, toiletries, and other essentials poured into a collection site for a disaster relief effort for the flood victims of Louisiana and Henry County Deputies were there to help.

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  • Sheriff's Office Wins the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive
  • Sheriff Keith McBrayer Presents Life-saving Awards
    Sheriff Keith McBrayer presents life-saving awards to Sheriff’s Deputies Michael Corley and Richard Gaouette for their professionalism in responding to an AED call which resulted in saving a human life. read more ...
  • A Message From Sheriff McBrayer Regarding the Dallas Attacks
  • "If You See Something, Say Something!"
    An open letter form Sheriff Keith McBrayer regarding recent attacks against American Citizens. read more ...
  • Henry County Sheriff's Deputies Graduate Police Academy
    The Sheriff's Office is pleased to celebrate four of its own deputies who graduated the Police Academy on June 17, 2016. read more ...
  • Sheriff McBrayer and Deputies Welcome Summer Campers
  • Sheriff Honors Fallen At Police Week Memorial Service
    Monday, May 16, 2016 Henry County Law Enforcement and other Public Safety agencies gathered at the Henry County Public Safety Complex on Zack Hinton Pkwy to pay homage to Henry County law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.  This was part of National Police week. read more ...
  • Sheriff's Office Deputy Accepts Award from MADD For Regional Success
    On April 28th, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) of Georgia held their 12th Annual Golden Shield Honors Awards Ceremony.  Henry County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Captain Chuck Harrison and Peachtree City PD Lieutenant Matt Myers accepted the Network of the Year Award on behalf of the Metro Atlanta Traffic Enforcement Network (MATEN). read more ...
  • Sheriff's Office Implements Iris Scanning

    The Henry County Office of the Sheriff recently became the first Sheriff’s Office in Georgia to implement the Inmate Recognition and Identification System (I.R.I.S.™) for all inmate intake and release processing at the County Jail.

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  • Sheriff’s Office Honors 30 Year Employees
    This week, Sheriff Keith McBrayer honors four Deputies who have completed 30 years with the Henry County Sheriff's Office. read more ...
  • Boy Scout Troop 162 Visits the Sheriff's Office
    Boy Scouts from Henry County Troop 162, their leaders and family members visited the Henry County Sheriff’s Office on August 25.  They came to learn about the constitutional duties of the Sheriff and the various other responsibilities that are performed at the Sheriff’s Office.  To learn more click here
  • Keep Seniors Safe
    Seniors 60+ are welcome to join the Henry County Sheriff's Office along with the Stockbridge Public Safety Committee for a luncheon at the Merle Manders Convention Center on Friday, August 21 at 12:30 pm.  Learn senior safety and awareness tips as you enjoy the lunch provided.  Anyone interested must RSVP before August 19th by contacting Sharon Mitchell at 770-288-7127.  Click here for more information.  
  • Henry County Sheriff's Reserves Reach 40 Years of Service

    Reserve units exist in law enforcement agencies of all sizes and jurisdictions including many of our nation's largest. The Henry County Sheriff's Reserves have reached a landmark of 40 years of service to the citizens of Henry County. 

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  • Sheriff McBrayer Warns Residents Of Financial Fraud

    A large financial fraud scheme has been sweeping through Henry County as well as other Metro-Atlanta counties.  Residents are being asked to place money on a Green Dot card to satisfy a debt or fines from a law enforcement agency.  The Henry County Sheriff's Office does not solicit fine via telephone and does not accept Green Dot Cards for any reason.  For more information click here.


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