The Criminal Investigations Division (C.I.D.), is responsible for the investigative follow up on all incident reports generated by the Uniform Patrol Division to ensure that every report written receives the proper case closure. The investigators in C.I.D. work diligently to solve crimes reported to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigators assigned to C.I.D. investigate the following:
Crimes against property
Crimes against Persons
Crimes against Children
The Sex Offender Registry
Investigators assigned to this division prepare reports for prosecution, interview victims and witnesses, prepare photo line-ups, collect and preserve evidence and develop information regarding practices and operation. Investigators work closely with the District Attorney’s Office to prosecute cases. The Criminal Investigations Division has one Lieutenant and three investigators to handle day to day investigations of criminal activity. Each investigator is assigned a week that they are on-call to respond to serious criminal incidents after hours.
Citizens wishing to report a criminal offense or activity should initially contact 770-775-8232 to have a deputy respond to make an initial incident report. For all emergency calls, contact 911.
If you have any questions pertaining to The Butts County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, please contact Major Jeff Nix at 770-775-8216.