The purpose of this unit is to maintain jail records, departmental investigative reports, criminal history investigation, traffic citations, served warrants and juvenile files and transmit appropriate paperwork to the court systems for prosecution.

The division operates Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am until 5:00 p.m.

Records Fee Schedule:

Our Records Division only accepts cash payments.

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are simply a review of an individual to determine any criminal activity. Often times, an employer may require a criminal background check for employment purposes.

In order to obtain a criminal background check, you must:

  • Appear in person at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Records Division
  • Provide a government issued picture identification; a Social Security Card is not acceptable
  • You must provide your name, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security Number

Bookin Photo Affidavit Form

Inmate arrest bookin photo/mug shots are protected under O.C.G.A. 35-1-19. Upon signing this form, you hereby swear or affirm that you shall not cause or allow said photograph to be:

  1. Placed in a publication or posted to a website or transferred to any person to be placed in a publication or posted to a website; if
  2. Removal or deletion of such arrest booking photograph from such publication or website requires the payment of a fee or other consideration.

Making a false statement in connection with receiving this photograph is a misdemeanor and shall be guilty of a violation of O.C.G.A. 16-10-20 of the Georgia Criminal Code.

To obtain a bookin photo/mug shot, please fill out this form and email it to:


Records Division Contact Information

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Records Division
8470 Earl D. Lee Blvd.
Douglasville, GA 30134
Main Phone: (770) 920-4920
Fax: (770) 920-3927

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm
(Not including county holidays)

Name Position Phone
Lt. Todd Vande Zande Division Commander 770-920-4901
Jillian Ridge Division Supervisor 770-920-7140
Linda Sewell Records Supervisor 678-486-1224