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Patrol/Reserves Division 


The Patrol Division of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for patrolling the county’s roads located in an area that covers approximately 437 square miles. The Sheriff’s Office provides Law Enforcement Services throughout Henry County.

The primary concern of the patrol division is the unincorporated areas of the county, however, many times the Sheriff's Office is requested to assist city police agencies within the incorporated cities.

The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to all types of emergency and non-emergency calls for service.

The uniformed deputy in the Patrol Division is a very visible member of the Sheriff’s Office driving marked patrol vehicles.

The Patrol Division is comprised of three shifts for 24/7 coverage and our K9 & SRO Units.

K9 Unit

Deputy K9 Axel is a German Shepherd that was obtained from Tree Town Kennels and DLE (Dogs for Law Enforcement).

He is a multi-purpose K9, meaning he can be utilized for narcotic searches, article searches, building searches, track of suspects, and bite apprehension. Axel’s first shift was September 16, 2021.

SRO Unit

The SRO Unit is comprised of deputies assigned to area school districts.


Henry County Reserve Deputies provide additional patrol services as volunteers. The reserve unit consists of up to 15 members.

They will routinely help with:

 Patrol shifts

 Traffic control

 Community events

 Any other duties as assigned to supplement full-time deputies

If interested in becoming a volunteer Reserve Deputy please complete the application below: