Dawson County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Dawson County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, 30534 GA
  • Chief:
Phone: (706) 344-3535
Fax: (706) 344-3537

Dawson County Sheriff's Office is located at 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, 30534 GA. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office phone number is (706) 344-3535.

Dawson County Sheriff's Office News

Our June class is filling up quickly if you can not attend June we will have another class on July 21st. **as with all of our Firearms classes, we will have a classroom session that is required and will be hosted at the Sheriff’s Office training room on July 17th and 19th. (you will have to attend one session only).

Our next Citizen's Firearms Safety class will be on June 16th, sign up now before it is full! The Firearms Safety Course is a two-part blended course consisting of an In-class portion and range-based practical portion. The classroom session is intended for all adults’ regardless or shooting experience. We will cover safe pistol handling skills, safe use, fundamentals of shooting and proper operations of both Revolvers and Semi-Automatic pistols. The classroom session is required and will be hosted at the Sheriff’s Office training room on June 12th and 14th. (you will have to attend one session only). On the range, the students will be introduced to the firearms and will complete “dry” firing exercises to get comfortable with the weapon. We will be using a mix of .22 cal., 9mm, .40 cal., and .45 ACP. The students will have the option to fire .223/5.56 cal. AR style rifles and larger rifles (time permitting). Please join us as we strengthen our community by empowering our People! Please email Ann Martin at annmartin@dawsoncountysheriff.org or telephone at: (706) 344-3535 for scheduling and details. We look forward to seeing you there. **We will host more dates later in the year, the dates will be posted one month from the class.

Our Dawson County Sheriff's Office honors all of the selfless patriots, who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our great country and defending our freedoms. Your sacrifices are in our thoughts and remembrances on this special day!

The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Big D’s Barbecue restaurant located at 6566 Highway 53 East Dawsonville, Ga (400 and 53 location). The burglary occurred between the hours of 11:00 PM on April 19 to 1:00 AM on April 20. If you know or have any information on the above subject please contact Investigator Boyce at 706-344-3535 or call the anonymous tip line at 706-265-4744.

BOLO: Stolen Vehicle On May 22, 2018 in the evening hours, a 2012 Nissan Rouge graphite blue in color, (pictured above is not the original vehicle) VIN # JN8AS5MT8CW605664 Tag # RHK5025 was stolen from the area of Grizzle Farm Road Dawson County GA. The suspect believed to have taken the vehicle is pictured above. Justin Blake Thompson DOB 9-22-1987. Thompson does have an active Felony Probation warrant in Dawson County. If anyone has seen this vehicle or has any information on Justin Thompson please contact: Investigator Lisa Brady Dawson County Sheriff’s Department 706-344-3535 Anonymous Tip Line: (706) 265-4744 lbrady@dawsoncountysheriff.org Case number: 201800001327

BOLO: Theft/Shoplifting On May 17, 2018, between 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm the females pictured above entered Bath and Body Works at 800 Hwy 400 South in Dawson County GA, both taking $714.00 dollars worth of merchandise. If anyone can identify these females or has any information please contact: Investigator Lisa Brady Dawson County Sheriff’s Department 706-344-3535 Anonymous Tip Line: (706) 265-4744 lbrady@dawsoncountysheriff.org Case number: 201800001278

This Saturday’s Shelter Dogs For Veterans charity benefit will continue rain or shine. So come out and have a good time. Help us save North Georgia shelter dogs and support our military veterans & first responders suffering with PTSD and TBI. Show your military, law enforcement, EMT, or Fire Dept. ID or tattoo to be registered for a special door prize drawing. Live music 7pm to 11 from 80’s cover band Radio Cult Saturday May 19, 2018 Juke Box Café 39 S Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-867-7625 See you there!

Saturday we hosted the first of our 5 scheduled Citizens Firearms Class of 2018, we had over 50 citizens attend and learn basic handgun skills and laws. It was a great day, perfect weather, good food, and tons of fun on the range!! Our next range day is June 16, 2018

Champs graduation at Kilough Elementary. We are so proud of all the students participating in the CHAMPS program and our School Resource Officers for their diligent efforts everyday.

The 5th Ranger Training Battalion will conduct their annual Water Jump from War Hill Park into Lake Lanier on May 9th, 2018. The Water Jump is an airborne operation where soldiers from the 5th Ranger Training Battalion parachute from Georgia Army National Guard Helicopters and land in Lake Lanier. This training enhances the morale of the unit, builds soldiers' proficiency in airborne operations, and develops law enforcement and emergency medical service inter-agency capability.

Now accepting applications for E911 Communications officers. Applications can be found online at www.dawsoncountysheriff.org. All necessary paperwork must be included or it will not be accepted. Application deadline is May 11,2018 @ 5pm,and can be turned in at 19 Tucker Ave, Dawsonville, Ga. If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Evans @ sevans@dawsoncoutysheriff.org.

2018 Dawson County Relay for Life

Earlier this date, law enforcement and fire personnel were dispatched to a missing juvenile call. In addition to the first responders, K9 Deputies were quickly dispatched in an effort to begin tracking the young man. Acting upon an observation tip by City Councilman Caleb Phillips, first responders narrowed their search. Shortly thereafter, a K9 located the juvenile unharmed. We are proud of the collective response today by our community, our Sheriff’s Office and our Fire Personnel. Working together, a missing child was returned home and is safe this evening. Thank you to all! SHERIFF JEFF JOHNSON

Below subject has been located by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit. Thank you community for all your help. Citizens-- Please be on the lookout for a 16 yr white male , brown hair, wearing blue shorts and a spongebob tank top. He was last seen at Rain Hill subdivision. This juvenile has a learning disability and has wandered from home. If you see him, please contact the Dawson County Sheriff's Office at 706-344-3636

We encourage our students to enjoy a fun, but safe and responsible Jr./Sr. Prom. We hope that everyone will do their part to keep our students guarded during this memorable evening! To help ensure that our roadways remain safe, your sheriff's office will be focusing on traffic enforcement this evening and tonight.

Come out to the sheriffs office Relay for Life motorcycle ride

It’s national telecommunications week. We want to say thank you to Dawson County’s team of 911 dispatchers. You are the best of the best and second to none. Thank you for your calm during the storm, because of you lives are saved and the men and women under your watch go home to their families daily. God bless you for all you do.

BOLO: Theft/Shoplifting On April 9, 2018, at approximately 4:30 pm the above-pictured females in their 30’s both wearing dresses, entered the Burberry store located at 800 Hwy. 400 South in the North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawson County, GA. The females stole three purses and two dresses that they concealed under their dresses. Merchandise is totaling $5,175.00. If anyone knows these females or has any information, please contact: Investigator Lisa Brady lbrady@dawsoncountysheriff.org Dawson County Sheriff’s Department 706-344-3535 Anonymous Tip Line: (706) 265-4744 Case number: 201800000907

Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division is investigating a stolen trailer taken between the dates of April 4th, 2018 and April 6th, 2018. This photo attached is an example of the 5x8 trailer was taken from 65 Blackberry Lane, Dawsonville Georgia 30534. The trailer displayed tag number (TS16W82) and VIN number 4YMBU0810JG011435. This trailer has an Open Mesh-Floor along with white rims. Any information about this trailer please contact: Investigator Peter Bartholomew Dawson County Sheriff’s Department pbartholomew@dawsoncountysheriff.org 706-344-3535 Ext. 20212 Anonymous Tip Line: (706) 265-4744 Case number: 201800000877

Crank it up for a cure! Saturday is coming, please help us by sharing this post and come by and see us for fun, food, raffles and more. All funds go to Relay for Life-- hope to see you there