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Sheriff Ezell Brown
Sheriff Brown has been with the
Newton County Sheriff's Office and in
law enforcement since 1973. His daily duties consist of fulfilling his constitutional obligations to the citizens of Newton County.

Throughout his tenure in law enforcement, Sheriff Brown has received countless achievement awards, accolades and distinctions through his service and community involvement. He is currently the Regional Vice President of the Georgia Sheriff’s Association and on the Board of Directors for the Newton County Salvation Army and serves as an Executive Board Member for Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
Chief Deputy Jerry Carter
Chief Deputy Jerry Carter has been in law enforcement since 1985, and is second in command under the Sheriff.  Chief Carter (1.) Supervises and evaluates staff; (2.) Develops, implements and enforces policies and procedures; (3.) Conducts meetings and trainings with the Command Staff; (4.) Directs operational activities; and (5) Completes other  duties as assigned by the Sheriff.

Chief Carter has a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and has completed hundreds of hours in advanced law enforcement trainings throughout his career in law enforcement.

Captain Doug Kitchens
Captain Kitchens has been in law enforcement since 1978.
He is the Commander of Court Services and training, and is responsible for managing the security function for the Newton County Courthouse and Administrative Buildings.


Captain Marty Roberts
Captain Roberts has been in law enforcement since 1985, and is currently the Commander of the Support Services Unit. He is responsible for managing the Road Crew as well as procurement of supplies.

Captain Sammy Banks
Captain Banks has been in
law enforcement for over 29 years, and is responsible for administering the operations
of Uniform Patrol, Traffic Unit, School Resource, HEAT Unit, C.H.A.M.P.S. and Community Outreach.

Captain Keith Crum
Captain Crum has been in law enforcement for over 35 years. He is the Commander of the Criminal Investigation
Division, Crime Scene Investigation Unit, Sex Offender Registration Unit, and various other programs.


1st Lt. Brice Smith
1st Lt. Smith is the Commander of the Detention Unit, and is responsible for administering the daily operations of the Detention Center, Work Release, Transport, Warrants, Inmate Services and other units.

Juanita Threadgill
Juanita Threadgill has been with the Sheriff's Office for
23 years. She is the Administrative Supervisor for
the Sheriff's Administration.
She is responsible for supervising the daily functions of the administrative staff.


Brandy Burch
Ms. Burch is the Commander who oversees Personnel, Grants and Independent Contractors. Her duties include grant management, managing financial accounts, forfeited and seized funds/property, and strategic planning.


Rep. Hank Johnson hosts a restoration resource fair for ex-offenders
Posted: February 21, 2020

Pizza delivery driver robbed by knife
Posted: January 22, 2020

Newton County family helps lost elder find way back home
Posted: January 13, 2020

BOLO: Burglary
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Discharging Firearms Code
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