Houston County, Georgia

Sheriff

Houston County Sheriff
Houston County Sheriff's Office
202 Carl Vinson Parkway
Warner Robins, Ga. 31088
Office: 478-542-2125
Houston County Sheriff's Office
201 Perry Parkway
Perry, Ga. 31069
Office: 478-218-4790

Cullen Talton was elected Sheriff in 1972 after serving the citizens as a County Commissioner. As the chief law enforcement officer of the County, Sheriff Talton manages a full service agency with over 300 personnel providing patrol, traffic, investigative functions, court services, and detention facilities. In addition, the Sheriff's Office is responsible for the E-911 center which receives calls and dispatches for all law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and medical services in the County.

The Sheriff Office's goal is to protect life and property, enforce the laws of the State of Georgia, apprehend violators of the law, repress crime, preserve social tranquility and safety, prevent civil disorder, provide service to the courts and provide humane safekeeping to all persons confined to the detention facility.

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Code Enforcement

The Sheriff's Office is responsible for code enforcement. The code enforcement officer works to ensure that county codes not related to building codes or health codes are enforced. In most cases as prescribed by county code a violator of a code must be advised of the violation and given at 15 days to correct the violation. To report a code violations please call Corporal Shay Little at 542-2095. For building code violations please call the Building Inspector's officer at 542-2018 and for possible health code violations please call the state health environmental health department at 542-2102.

Raffle License Information

Also, the Sheriff's Office is charged with enforcing the Georgia Raffle License law. Any group non profit group wishing to hold a raffle must apply for a license before raffle tickets are sold. To qualify for a raffle license the organization must have been in existence at least 24 months prior to submitting the application and the applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

The raffle license application must be completed with a list of elected officers, names of members of the board of directors, list of who is permitted to operate raffles on behalf of the organization, list of all persons or organizations or other legal entities that will act as surety for the applicant or to which the applicant is financially indebted or to which any financial obligation is owed by the applicant, and letters from the Internal Revenue Service and the Georgia Department of Revenue certifying that the applicant is an organization exempt under federal and state tax laws.

Copies of licenses required by any other political subdivision or rental agreement if applicable should also be attached to the license application. For more information please call Cpl. Shay Little at 542-2095.

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