Welcome to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Website.  

                 Welcome to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department website. Jefferson County is nestled between Douglas and Cherokee lakes and the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains. Our county is a great place to live, work, and enjoy all sorts of recreational activities. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is committed to the diligent Service of those within Jefferson County. Courtesy, honesty, fairness, and compassion will be the foundation of our service. With this foundation we will earn and keep the public trust. The men and women employed with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department are committed to serve and protect through cooperative efforts between the citizens of our county and our department. My door is always open to the people of Jefferson County particularly if you have any concerns, questions, comments or ideas. Again thank you for visiting our site and please feel free to contact us if we can be of service.     

                                                                                                         Sincerely,

                                                                                                         Sheriff G.W. "Bud" McCoig