Rabun County Sheriff’s Office Releases Smartphone App

Announcements, Police & Government

RABUN COUNTY, Ga – Sheriff Chad Nichols announced the release of the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office smartphone app for citizens to use in order to stay safe, offer tips, and lookup information.

Users can receive push notifications from the app about alerts and updates in the area as well as access current inmates and sex offender registry in Rabun County. Additionally, citizens can submit tips to the sheriff’s office on the application. The tip feature allows users to be as detailed as they want by uploading pictures, videos, and GPS locations. Tips can be submitted anonymously too.

Created through The Sheriff’s App, the developer specializes in bringing law enforcement into the 21st century. According to PEW Research: 90% of all content viewed on a smartphone is in an app while only 10% is viewed in a browser. 77% of Americans own a smartphone (over 200 million people). On average, people check their smartphones 150 times each day.

It can integrate with most third-party systems including Southern Software, JailTracker, SmartCop, Offender Watch, and VINE.

Rabun County Sheriff’s Office joins over 60 law enforcement agencies currently using The Sheriff’s App technology to relay information to its citizens.

The app is free of charge and can be found in the Apple or Google Play store. Here’s a link to the download: https://apps.myocv.com/share/a34730525


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