Serving Our Community Since 1823

Reginald Scandrett


To employ twenty-first century law enforcement Initiatives, while preserving our core values, that elevate Sheriff’s Office operations through the performance of constitutional statutory mandates, while transparently serving our community to restore public trust.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office will raise their level of excellence and bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community, creating a united front.

Integrity – Honor – Loyalty

Operational Highlights

The HCSO has been able to accomplish the following:

  • Awarded four grants totaling $339,131 to support Sheriff’s Office daily operations
  • Contracted an external certified auditor to evaluate financial services
  • Hired 83 new staff members and developed internal promotional board for Captains, Lieutenants, and Sergeants
  • Developed and successfully managed two Request for Proposals (RFP) for inmate medical services and food service contracts
  • Trained employees how to successfully utilize Blue Team Reporting system for collection of reports which includes employee files, vehicle accidents, K-9 deployments, workers’ compensation, and employee awards
  • Implemented a Chaplaincy Services program for inmate and employees
  • Completed 289 open record requests
  • Created a Leadership Training Program to improve the skills of our supervisory team
  • Enhanced security by placing deputies at each courthouse public access point
  • Acquired radio devices to assist the bailiffs in communicating a crisis(s) in the courtrooms, improved response time
  • Performed preventative maintenance checks and services of panic alarms and fire extinguishers to ensure serviceable when need it
  • Hired an administrative assistant to aid in the day-to-day operations of the Court staff
  • Designed and opened the Hero’s Café; staff dining area for employees
  • Implemented Jail K-9 program to help eliminate contraband throughout the facility
  • Implemented a Operation Facelift program to make improvement in the Jail facility
  • Partnered with Urban League for the UGLA Urban Youth Empowerment Program for young fathers
  • Collaborated with Southern Crescent Technical College to create an inmate GED program
  • Established an inmate worker “Road Crew” to maintain county property
  • Implemented the “Not in Henry County Initiative” to reduce criminal activity and address quality of life issues
  • Extradited 35 fugitives and handled 1,126 in state transports, traveling over 38,000 miles to 14 states
  • Verified and maintained accountability of 288 registered sex offenders in Henry County
  • Processed 24,553 civil papers from the Courts of Henry County
  • Implemented new Tyler Softcode Civil Process software that tracked and cleared 18,503 civil papers
  • Seized 633 items of property that included 123 weapons
  • Acquired a new tactical SWAT vehicle, serving dual purpose as a Mobile Command Post
  • Identified and dismantled gang organizations’ operations, resulting in 12 gang members being charged under the Criminal Street Gang Act
  • Investigated over 246 incidents during the school years which resulted in arrest for 133 adults and juveniles
  • Partnered with Pepsi Strong to develop and implement a De-escalation Training program for our officers and deputies
  • Conducted 213 training courses for over 323 employees
  • Participated in over 50 community events serving our community through building trust, relationships, and unity
  • Partnered with Pepsi Stronger Together and Greg Street to establish the Annual Ride-4-Unity event
  • Sponsored the “Shop with a Deputy” program for the 19th year, providing Christmas to 20 families and 37 children
  • Partnered with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and other organizations to collect relief items for victims of natural disasters from Texas, Kentucky, and Georgia
  • Continued the Grits and Grace campaign that bring faith-based community and public safety together to continue the effort of creating one Henry County



Thank you Sheriff Scandrett for honoring your campaign promise to bridge
the gap between law enforcement and our Henry County youth.


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