378 Beasley Street
Blairsville, Georgia 30512
Mack Mason – Sheriff
Phone: (706) 439.6066
Fax: (706) 439.6068
Jail: (706) 439.6080
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Sheriff Mack Mason is the chief law enforcement officer in Union County. He was elected to his first four-year term in November, 2012. The Sheriff’s Office operates multiple divisions and is responsible for the operations of the Union County Jail.
The Sheriff has a staff of 31 deputies assigned to patrol, school resources, court services, civil service, and or criminal investigations.
The Patrol Division has 13 deputies and provides security to the residents of the county 24 hours, 7 days a week. Each deputy is provided a late-model Crown Victoria cruiser, equipped with the necessary equipment to perform the highest standards of law enforcement. All deputies are certified Georgia Peace Officers and completed their training through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. All Deputies are required by the State of Georgia to undergo 20 hours of continuing education/training each year. Union County Sheriff’s Office requires, at minimum, an additional 20 hours of continuing education/training. Additionally, all Union County enforcement officers are CPR and First Aid trained enabling them to effectively respond to any and all emergency situations.
The Jail Division maintains security at the jail and is specifically trained jail management procedures. They receive and process arrestees from the Georgia State Patrol, Blairsville Police Department, Union County Sheriff’s Office, and various other State and Regional law enforcement agencies.
The Criminal Investigations Division investigates crimes against persons and property. They also assist other agencies with crimes that are multi-jurisdictional, upon request.
The Court Services Division transports inmates to and from court appearances and transfer them to other facilities when appropriate.
The Animal Control Division ensures that animals that are unattended or neglected are appropriately handled in the most humane fashion possible.