Elizabeth Robinson

Clarke County Jail
Title: Chief Jailer
Phone: 706-613-3250
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Elizabeth Robinson in uniform

Chief Jailer Robinson  began her service with the Clarke County Sheriffs Office on April 15,1991. Her career started at the Clarke County Jail. She attended and passed basic mandate training and became a certified police office in the State of Georgia.  She learned all areas of the jail daily functions. She assisted in writing the Sheriffs office Standard Operation Procedures and worked on the Transition team for the opening of Units 3 and 4. The jail section opened new surroundings and removed inmates from temporary housing trailers. Upon promotion to Sergeant in 1994, she remained at the jail as a shift supervisor, managing the daily operations of her shift. In December of 2000 she was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant as a shift Commander at the jail. In January of 2001 she was reassigned as the Court Services supervisor, commanding the court unit. This Court Unit is responsible for the courthouse daily operations, warrant entry, civil entry, sex offender registration and GCIC entry. In 2013 She was promoted to the rank of Captain and became the first female to hold this rank within the Clarke County Sheriff's Office. Captain Robinson was reassigned to the jail as the Security Operations Commander. During her tender there she received the Supervisor of the Year Award from the Georgia Jail Association for 2015. Captain Robinson supervised the moving of the inmates into the new jail now called Athens-Clarke County Jail. On April 2016 she was reassigned to the Field Section as the Field Commander overseeing, warrants, warrant service, civil, civil service, courthouse operations and GCIC entry as well as extradition and sex offender registry. On December 2, 2018, she was promoted from Chief Jailer assigned to the Athens-Clarke County Jail as the Jail Administrator.

Captain Robinson is married with two children and is very active with her church family. 

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