Detention Center - Jail Division
Division Commander – Captain Stewart Cawthon
The Butts County Detention Center is a pre-trial detention center, as well as the largest division at the Butts County Sheriff’s Office. The Detention Center consists of both male and female inmates. There are currently three female dorms with the capacity to house 36 female inmates. There are currently twelve male dorms with the capacity to house 284 males, for the maximum occupancy of 320 inmates.
The staff within the Detention Center consists of twenty eight officers, divided into four teams working twelve hour shifts. The health and well being of the inmates is maintained by our onsite medical department within the facility during the duration of their incarceration in our facility.
If you have any questions pertaining to the Detention Center – Jail Division, please contact Captain Stewart Cawthon or Lieutenant Mary Weaver at 770-775-8216.