The tinting of vehicle windows is a common practice and many Georgia residents choose to do this for aesthetic appeal, passenger UV protection, vehicle interior protection, keeping a vehicle’s interior temperature cooler, and privacy from onlookers. Most Georgia residents know that laws exist governing how dark and where window tint can be placed. This has … Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Tip of the Month – September 2023
In 2018, a Walker County Sheriff's Deputy was requested to assist a motorist on Highway 27 who had struck a deer. When the deputy arrived, he activated his emergency (blue) lights, pulled alongside the roadway behind the motorist’s vehicle, which was in a southbound direction of the right lane. As the deputy exited his patrol … Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Tip of the Month – June 2023
Imagine this scenario. You are traveling down one of Georgia’s highways or the Interstate system, such as U.S. Highway 27, Georgia Highway 2, or Interstate 75. You are in the far left-hand lane (also known as the fast lane or passing lane) and you meet another vehicle traveling in the same direction, but that vehicle is traveling … Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Tip of the Month – May 2023
Rossville, GA - Two people stand accused of animal cruelty following the discovery of a hoarding case over the weekend in north Walker County. A deputy with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office made the find while looking for a suspect at 1906 Blossom Road on an unrelated case Saturday. While searching the residence, the deputy … Continue reading Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County
LaFayette, GA - Three people face a charge of arson following a multi-jurisdictional investigation. The Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year old Brandon Chase Blakemore of Rossville, 20-year old Jacob Nathan Adkins of LaFayette and 22-year old Ryan Nicolas Adkins of Rossville. Authorities say the arrests stem from an investigation into a series of burglaries, … Continue reading Three People Charged with Arson in Walker County
The Walker County Sheriff's Office will square off against the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office in the 2021 Battle of the Badges blood donation drive. Walker County won last year's event and holds a 4-2 lead in the friendly competition.
LaFayette, GA - Walker County will join other communities across the country during "Police Week" to salute the selfless work of law enforcement officers and acknowledge the debt we owe those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. On May 15th, Peace Officers Memorial Day, Walker County will pause to remember eight … Continue reading Peace Officers Memorial Day is May 15