FAQ's


How do I obtain an incident report or accident report?

Both reports can be obtain at the White County Sheriff's Office
- MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- NO CHARGE FOR INCIDENT REPORTS
- ACCIDENT REPORTS  $2.00 (CASH ONLY)

How do I obtain a Criminal History?

How do I obtain a Criminal History?
- Consent form signed in person
- Need copy of driverís license
- Fee: $10.00 CASH ONLY ( CORRECT BILLS)
- MONDAY -FRIDAY 8:00 AM  5:00 PM

How do I obtain a firearms permit?

Contact White County Probate Judge  706-865-4141 the White County Courthouse
to apply and be fingerprinted
- NEW Application Fee - $77.50
- RENEWAL Fee - $30.00

Renewals must be completed either 60 days before expiration or within 30 days afterwards otherwise applicants will be required to complete a new application and will be required to pay the new application fee.

How do I determine if someone is in the White County Jail?

Call 706-865-5177
- Warrant information is not provided over the phone

FIRST APPEARANCE

- MONDAY  THURSDAY  10:00 AM
- FRIDAY  3:00 PM

How do I make arrangements to bond someone housed at the White County Jail?

A. PROPERTY BOND:
- Property MUST be in White County
- Property MUST be 2 times the amount of bond
- TAXES PAID IN FULL (Current)
- MUST BE APPROVED BY THE SHERIFF
B. CASH BOND:
- Amount set on citation
C. BONDING COMPANIES:
- 27/7 BONDING COMPANY  1-706-200-8430 
- A-ABLE BONDING COMPANY, INC. 1-800-564-8299
- EZ OUT BONDING COMPANY, INC. 1-800-848-9242
- GOLD CITY BONDING COMPANY, INC. 1-800-697-8097

What clothing are inmates allowed to have provided?

What clothing are inmates allowed to have provided?
- MEN: 4 t-shirts (crew neck and short sleeve) WHITE in color ONLY
- MEN: 4 boxer briefs (no buttons or snaps) WHITE in color ONLY
- MEN: 4  pairs WHITE socks

- WOMEN: 4 panties (full coverage) WHITE in color ONLY
- WOMEN: 4 sport bras (no wire, clasp or snaps) WHITE in color ONLY
- WOMEN: 4 pairs WHITE socks

How do I visit an inmate?

Call 706-865-5177  MONDAY THURSDAY  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
FRIDAY  8:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
- Must be approved
- 1 (one) visitor per week
- Visitation at White County Detention Center on SATURDAY is from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

MAIL FOR INMATES

- Letters written on plain paper & plain envelopes
- Written with pen or pencil
- Inmates are allowed 3 pictures up to 3 x 5 (NO NUDITY OR ANYTHING INAPPROPRIATE)
- NO CARE PACKAGES

INMATE MEDICAL

- Medical needs are handled by medical staff and not discussed with family
- Prescription medication can be dropped off in lobby MONDAY-FRIDAY and will be administered by nurse

INMATE ACCOUNTS

- Lobby kiosk (cash or credit/debit cards) money placed on inmate accounts
- Families set up phone accounts thru PAYTEL  inmate only allowed to call number that is set up  

PAYTEL  1-800-729-8355  http://www.paytel.com

Can family members get information on an inmate's medical condition?

An inmate's medical condition is not discussed with family members pursuant to HIPPA laws.

How do I apply for a job with the WHITE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE?

You would pick up application at the White County Sheriff's Office
- Complete application and return to Sheriff's Office
- You will be contacted for an interview

POSITIONS: Deputy Sheriff
Detention Officer
Administration
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 21 years of age
High school graduate
Valid driverís license
NO Felony Record
U.S. Citizen
Honorable Discharge if prior military
Copy of high school diploma/G.E.D.
Copy of birth certificate

HIRING PROCESS: Application, interview, polygraph, drug test, background
investigation, psychological and physical fitness test and final interview.

The below link is a printable application, You can print off the application and return to the White County Sheriff's Office during normal business hours.

WHITE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.pdf

Phone Numbers

 

Magistrate Office 706-865-6636
Probation 706-865-7191  N.E. Georgia
Probation 706-865-4630  Sentinel
Probation 706-867-2929 - State
Parole 706-844-4085
Public Defender 706-348-8577
District Attorney 706-865-3306
Ramey's Wrecker Service 706-865-4300
Griffiin Wrecker Service 706-219-4443
A-Able Bonding Company 800-564-8299
EZ Out Bonding Company 800-848-9242
Gold City Bonding Company 800-697-8097
White County Jail 706-865-5177
Helen Police Department 706-878-2722
Cleveland Police Department 706-865-2111
Dispatch 706-865-0911
Clerk of Court Office 706-865-2613
Drug Task Force 706-348-7410
GBI 706-348-4866
GSP - Gainesville 770-532-6922
Driverís License Examiners 770-532-5308
Juvenile Court 706-348-4858
Board of Commissioners 706-865-2235
Animal Control Office 706-219-2689
Fire Department 706-865-3855
Tax Commissioners 706-865-2225
EMA 706-865-4855
DFACS 706-865-3128
EMS 706-865-7475

White_County_Community_Resource_Handbook.pdf