The mission of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Office is to ensure that the community is kept informed in a timely manner about current events, programs and news. The Public Information Officers are the official spokespersons for the department relating to inquiries from the media and other various sources.

Chatham County Sheriff John T. Wilcher recognizes that an important and essential building block of a law enforcement agency is open communication with the public it serves. Sheriff Wilcher firmly believes this will ensure the confidence, respect and trust of the citizens of Chatham County.

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office will continue to maintain a close relationship with the residents of the Savannah metropolitan area and the media. This website will allow us to reach out “on-line” to disseminate timely information about department-related activities, programs and newsworthy events that impact the community.  The Public Information Office will continue to provide information that is complete, accurate, and up to date.

Media requests can be submitted via the form on the Contact Us page

Contact the Public Information Office at:

Parla Parker
Public Information Officer
Desk Phone: 912-652-7606
Mobile: 912-660-9571