Barrow County, GA

Tactics Used

Buyer Arrests
Reverse stings
Auto seizure
Community service
Public education
Neighborhood action
SOAP orders
John school
Web stings
License suspension

Barrow County is an area containing approximately 70,000 residents, and is located about an hour northeast of Atlanta, Georgia (containing the city of Winder, about 20 miles west of Athens).  In January, 2013, the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office conducted a reverse sting in an undisclosed area of the county that resulted in the arrest of three  johns.  The names, ages, and towns of residence of those arrested were released to the public.

Key Partners

  • Barrow County Sheriff’s Office
State Georgia
Type County
Population 72158
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