Information about Sardis, Georgia:

Sardis, Georgia is a city in Burke County, Georgia. It is part of the Augusta, Georgia Metropolitan Area. In 2010, the population of Sardis was 999, but in 2016 it was estimated that the population had dropped to around 975.

Sardis, Georgia has a livability index of 58, lower than the state average of 67 and lower than the national average of 66. If we were using letter grades to rate factors in Sardis’ score, the city would receive “A” grade in cost of living and weather, a “B” in education, and grades of “F” in crime, employment, amenities and housing.

The Mayor of Sardis is Mayor Linda Edmonds.

Town of Sardis
P.O. Box 398
Sardis, GA 30456

Crime in Sardis, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Sardis was 383.5 while the average in America is 258.6. There were 41 total crimes reported in Sardis, Georgia; however, due to the low population the rate of crimes are higher. Those 42 crimes translate to 4,284 total crimes for every 100,000 people. This rate is higher than both the state of Georgia average, with 3,402 total crimes per 100,000 people, and the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people.

When we look at only violent crimes, the rate of violent crimes in Sardis was 1,045 for every 100,000 residents. Again, this is significantly higher than both the state average of 398 per 100,000 people, and the national average of 386 crimes per 100,000 people. Regarding property crimes, the rate in Sardis was 3,239 property crimes for every 100,000 residents. The state average in Georgia is 3,005 crimes per 100,000 people and the average in America is 2,451 crimes per 100,000 people.

As of January 2018, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Sardis, Georgia.

Sardis, Georgia Police Department Address:

Sardis Police Department
P.O. Box 398
713 Charles Perry Avenue
Sardis, GA 30456

Other Information about the Sardis Police Department:

The Chief of Police in Sardis, Georgia is Chief Benjamin Sanford.

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Four (4) of the officers on the Sardis Police are PoliceOne Members.

In 2016, there were five (5) police officers in Sardis, Georgia. That means that for every 1,000 residents in Sardis there were 5.22 police, higher than average in Georgia where 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents is the average.

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For the Clerk of Superior Court of Burke County, you should contact Radeta Smith at 706-554-2279 or email her at

Clerk of Courts
P.O. Box 803
Waynesboro, GA 30830

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Sardis, Georgia:

The Burke County Sheriff is Sheriff Alfonzo Williams M.Ed. .

Burke County Sheriff’s Office
225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830

Major John Bush Jr. is the Commander of the Burke County Jail, Transportation and Inmate Work Crews. He can be reached at Major Chester Huffman is in charge of Operations and can be reached at

The Georgia Department of Corrections also manages the Burke County Jail.
Burke County Jail
225 Highway 24 South
Waynesboro, GA 30830

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