Sheriff: Dane Kirby
Detention Center Commander: Captain Greg Newman
The Fannin County Adult Detention Center is located at 645 West First Street in downtown Blue Ridge, directly behind the Fannin County Courthouse. The detention facility provides humane treatment for persons convicted of violating the Georgia Code and for persons charged with felonies and misdemeanors awaiting bond or court appearances. There are 84 beds in separate dormitories for men and women. There are loitering and guard line rules posted in front of the Detention Center. Please adhere to those rules when visiting the Detention Center.
The Detention Center is the location to go to secure a Fannin County property bond when someone has been charged in a criminal case. Also, the detention center is the facility where citizens may be fingerprinted for foster parenting, adoptions, political qualifying, gun permits, business/alcoholic beverages licenses, and the like.
Sheriff’s Office Phone Numbers
Dispatch Center Non-emergency 706-632-2043
Detention Center 706-632-2045
Sheriff’s Office 706-632-2044
Criminal Investigations 706-632-2044
Civil Investigations 706-632-2044
Accident Reports 706-632-2044
Incident Reports 706-632-2044