I need to register as a sex offender. What is the process?
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Sex offender registry is conducted at the Whitfield County Sheriff`s Office Records Department, located at 805 Professional Boulevard in Dalton. Per Georgia law O.C.G.A. 42-1-12, sex offenders must report to the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office within 72 hours of arriving in Whitfield County jurisdiction. The offices are open Monday through Friday 8am-5 pm. Please bring sentencing documentation if available, identification and any paperwork from other counties or the prison/jail you were released from.