Sheriff John Miles and the Staff of the Candler County Sheriff's Office welcome you to our website. The purpose of this site is to provide accurate information on Public Safety activity in Candler County. We will provide information on various facets of Public Safety in our county, to include certain duties of the Sheriff, Emergency Operations, Emergency Management and much more.
The primary mission of the Candler County Sheriff’s Office is to maintain public safety within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits, while providing professional law enforcement services. To attain this, the Agency enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons. The Agency recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. The Agency actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of resources.