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Telfair County Sheriff Overview

Telfair County is located in the central region of Georgia, USA where the total population is 16,591. Here, the county seat is McRae-Helena, which happens to be the biggest city around this area. This county was created on December 10, 1807, and it was named after Edward Telfair. He was the 16th governor of Georgia and also a member of the Continental Congress. Telfair County has a total area of 444 square miles, and the zip codes of this county are 31083, 31544, 31055, and 31549.

Sheriff Chris Steverson conducts patrols across the county to ensure the citizens of this area remain in peace. He can be contacted through the following details:

Contact Information

Country: USA

Address 1: 124 E Oak St

City: McRae

State: GA

Zip Code: 31055-1604

County: Telfair County

Phone #: 229-868-7000

Fax #: 229-868-7025

Additional Information

Type: County Jails

Official Facebook Page:

Inmate Search in Telfair County Jail

Unfortunately, Telfair County Jail doesn’t maintain an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. Therefore, you should call at 229-868-6621 and make an inquiry to the jail staff. When communicating, you have to provide the details such as the first and last name of the inmate or ID number or date of birth of the inmate correctly. It will get you fast results.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

The visitation policy at Telfair County Jail requires all inmates to submit the names of the visitors in advance. Therefore, all visitor must register their name first. Besides, you must carry a valid government ID or driving license and submit it to show as a proof of your identity. Anyone with a previous record of felony or probation would face a denial of visitation.

Telfair County Jail uses ‘Pay Tel’ as their official phone carrier with which inmates can make calls to their family and friends. All they need to do is buy pre-paid calling cards from the commissary store.

Sending an inmate mail to Telfair County Jail is possible if you use U.S. Postal Service. Note that all incoming mail would be checked by the jail administration for contraband. When writing mail or letter, you should use the following mailing template:

Name of the Inmate

Telfair County Jail

11 East Oak Street

McRae, Georgia, 31055

For depositing commissary funds to an inmate’s account, you can use postal money orders or cashier’s check. However, you are not allowed to deposit cash funds directly. Inmates need this fund to purchase different products or services from the commissary store.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

Each registered sex offender’s information is recorded on either national or state based sex offender database. All these criminals have been charged with either a sex crime or a kidnapping crime. A sex offender is a person who has committed a sex crime including rape, statutory rape, molestation, child pornography, and incest. A sex crime is any illegal act that involves forced sexual conduct against a person. You can locate any sex offender at Telfair County Jail if you navigate to the following link:

Bear in mind that the search result will show you the primary last known addresses or block where the sex offenders are living on. You need to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bondsman

You can bail a prisoner out of Telfair County Jail if you post the bail money to the court. Typically, the bail money is 10% of the total money charged for a crime offense. The court will review the crime and decide how money one should pay as fees for whatever crime they have committed. If the bail money set is too high or if you are going through financial trouble, you should get help from a bail and bondsman. A bail and bondsman would post the bail money and charge a minimum of $100. Others might charge 10-15% of the total bail money.


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Telfair County Jail
Address: 19 E Oak St, McRae, GA 31055

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

This private page will be used to keep the public updated on current activities of Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson. Contact 229-868-6621 or
Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson added 8 new photos.6 days ago

The Telfair County Sheriff’s Office & Telfair State Prison will be offering a beginner’s defensive handgun course Saturday May 26th starting at 9:00 am and lasting approximately 3.5- 4 hours. This course will be held at the Telfair State Prison firing range in McRae Helena. The Address is 210 Long Bridge Road, McRae Helena, GA.

Grilled Hotdogs and Hamburgers will be served.

In order to make sure every slot is filled, a $20 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Deposits will be refunded at sign-in on the morning of the class.
Due to safety procedures we can only take the first 20 participants who sign up through the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office. (229-868-6621) Priority will be given to Telfair County residents but others are encouraged to sign up to fill any extra slots. The Instructor will be Deputy Scott Harper a certified firearms and tactics expert, who has extensive experience in military and civilian law enforcement firearms training, including serving the U.S. State Dept. overseas as the Lead Firearms Instructor and Training Division manager for the Diplomatic Support Center in Erbil Iraq.

The course is designed to help anyone that has little to no experience handling a handgun. This is a great introduction course and will help you become more comfortable using your handgun. You will need to be at least 18 years of age, bring your own handgun and at least 50 rounds of ammunition. We hope to see you there! Contact the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office at 229 868 6621 to reserve a seat in the class.

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson updated their status.7 days ago


Mr Flaherty has been located and he is healthy and safe! Many thanks for the almost 70,000 Facebook assists! Also special thanks the extremely professional deputies of the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office down in Florida.
Thanks again to all of the many facebookers who helped to quickly get the word out.
Sheriff Chris Steverson

Attention Facebook friends, we are currently searching for a gentleman named Mr. Lester “Les” Flaherty who was recently diagnosed with dementia.

Flaherty, a white male with gray hair, pattern bald on top, and a prominent gray mustache is missing along with his 1996 Red Ford Extended cab F250 pickup truck.

Truck has damage to hood from a falling tree, and damage on drivers side rear bumper from backing into a pole.

Truck has a Florida license plate L591PA

Mr. Flaherty was last seen @ 2:30pm at his residence on Bowen Padgett Rd in southern Telfair Co.
He is a white male 6’00” 225 lbs, 76 years of age.

Mr Flaherty has a home in Dixie County, Suwanee Florida and usually travels from their residence to Statenville Ga / Jasper Florida and on down to Suwanee in Dixie Co.

He also has a family member in Navescent medical center in Macon Ga. The attached photo of the red ford truck is NOT the actual truck but very similar.

Please assist us by sharing this post with those who will help us locate Mr. Flaherty including your public safety contacts. Contact Telfair Wheeler 911 at 229 868 7833 or call me direct at 912 381 5591 with any information. Farmers and hunters please check your fields and other off road properties.
Thanks in advance for all assistance.

Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson added 2 new photos.4 weeks ago

In the area of the jail , Piggly Wiggly several trees and power lines down, as well as a few snapped power poles, Ga power on the ground working to get power back and city workers working to clear street. Stay away from downed power lines and report them asap! No major property damages or injuries reported. Thanks!

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson added 2 new photos.4 weeks ago

For those who have been asking about the new cell phone law which will be enforceable on July 1st 2018, upon Governor Deal’s signature, here is everything you need to know. Thanks Judge Rooney Bowen III for sharing.

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson shared Casey Cagle’s video.1 month ago

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The only candidate for governor endorsed by the NRA

Telfair Co. Sheriff Chris Steverson

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We owe every law enforcement officer in our state a great debt. I will always Back the Badge because I appreciate the great sacrifices made by our men and women of uniform. Thanks Wayne for hosting another great Law Enforcement Appreciation BBQ.

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