SERGEANTS WOMACK & BAXTER AND DEPUTY SHEPPARD COMMENDED

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On June 29, 2015 Sheriff Burkhalter received a touching email from Lieutenant John Walters, Sr. of the Rome Police Department commending the Sheriff for the performance of Sergeants James Womack and Cynthia Baxter and Deputy Miranda Sheppard. “On June 28, 2015,” Lieutenant Walters shared in...
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION OF GEORGIA, INC. PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP

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On June 15, 2015 The Constitutional Officers’ Association of Georgia, Inc. (C.O.A.G.), represented by  Sheriff Tim Burkhalter, Barbara Penson, Clerk of Superior Court and Kevin Payne, Tax Commissioner, presented Katelynn Waggoner Robinson of Adairsville a $1,500 scholarship.  Miss Robinson met the C.O.A.G. criteria and will be seeking an undergraduate degree from Shorter...
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FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PILOTS AUTOMATED PHONE SYSTEM

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office launched a new automated phone system designed to better serve county constituents. The Automated Information Services (AIS) system deployed June 16, 2015. Securus Technologies, the service provider for AIS, has had much success with their product in various other jails...
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Floyd County Sheriff’s Office Provides Safe Exchange Zone

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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office has designated a number of parking spaces at the jail facility located at 2526 New Calhoun Road as a “safe exchange zone” for online transactions and custodial exchanges. With the number of anonymous, online initiated transactions increasing, the sheriff’s office...
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2015 EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER – 1st QUARTER

    Jail Officer Consuelo Maldonado CONSUELO MALDONADO was named Employee of the Quarter ending March 31, 2015.      Officer Maldonado is recognized by co-workers as being an “exceptional employee who goes beyond her duties each day.” She is a great addition to the Jail...
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Deputy Chris Snyder submits Resignation

      The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office wishes to announce the resignation of Deputy Chris Snyder, effective May 18, 2015.  Deputy Snyder has accepted a job offer from neighboring Walker County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy.  Deputy Snyder is a 4+ year veteran of...
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Sheriff Request Independent Counsel

  PRESS RELEASE 02-11-2015 SHERIFF BURKHALTER REQUEST INDEPENDENT COUNSEL   In January 2015, Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter requested a budget hearing with the Floyd County Board of Commissioners for the purpose of making budget justifications for long needed additional personnel and equipment from previous...
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