Letter From the Sheriff

Welcome to the Walker County Sheriff’s Office web site! On behalf of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, I am pleased to present our official web page. In these fast paced days of change, we consider this our latest effort to keep up with new and improved technology. We have attempted to feature many different areas of the Sheriff’s Office. As you explore our site, it is our sincere wish that we will be able to provide you with answers to frequently asked questions or contact information for our employees, as well as other agencies and offices. I was elected to the Office of Sheriff in November of 1996, and took office in January 1997. I am currently serving my fourth term. It is my desire, and the desire of all the men and women at the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, to promote public safety and to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Walker County. Thank you for visiting our site; I hope you’ll come back often. Sheriff Steve Wilson

News Updates:

Walker County Sheriff’s Office Administrative Office Closings

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on the following days


Monday September 16th 2013

Monday October 14th 2013


Wednesday November 27th 2013, Thursday November 28th 2013, and Friday November 29th 2013.


Tuesday December 24th 2013, Wednesday December 25th 2013 and Thursday December 26th 2013.


Tuesday December 31st 2013 and Wednesday January 1st 2014.


During these times we will not be doing fingerprinting.


The Walker County Court House will be closed on the following days:

Monday September 16th 2013

Monday October 14th 2013

Wednesday November 27 2013

Thursday December 26th 2013

Tuesday December 31st 2013

GOHS Grant to purchase the Intoxilyzer 9000

Walker County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Steve Wilson
Post Office Box 767
Lafayette, Georgia  30728
706-638-1909 Ext. 231
706-638-6398 (Fax)


Walker County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant from
Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

The Walker County Sheriff’s office has been awarded an $8,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to purchase the Intoxilyzer 9000. 

The Intoxilyzer 9000 is utilized in obtaining the implied consent state administered breath test for prosecution of DUI offenders.

 According to GOHS data, there were 298 alcohol related fatalities in Georgia in 2010, and 52,775 impaired driving arrests during FY 2010.

Entering Auto Suspect Information

Criminal Investigation Division 

During Monday night April 29, 2013, through Tuesday morning April 30, 2013, nine residences on Merrywood Drive, Still Water Drive and Dellwood Drive had vehicles entered and items stolen.  We are asking all residents who might have seen anyone in the area walking, driving slowly, stopping in front of residences or acting suspiciously to contact Detective Dye at the following.

 If you are sending an email, please include your name, address and contact number.

 Det. Sgt. R. Dye #17           706-638-1909 Ext. 288          rdye@walkerso.com



Walker County to Participate in National Take Back Initiative

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the 6th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration this Saturday April 27, 2013, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.


Residents can drop off unused or expired prescription drugs at the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, 105 South Duke Street, Lafayette, Georgia.


A Walker County deputy will be on duty to assist residents.


In the five previous Take Back events, Drug Enforcement Administration, in partnership with state and local law enforcement have collected more than two (2) million pounds (1,018 tons) of prescription medication.