Sheriff Frank Reynolds

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Sheriff Frank Reynolds has been a resident of Cherokee County since 1981 and began his law enforcement carrier in 1994 with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office.  Sheriff Reynolds is committed to serving Cherokee County with honesty, transparency, and integrity.  As a Constitutional Officer, Sheriff Reynolds is mandated to oversee warrant service and civil process, maintain the adult detention center, courthouse security and provide general law enforcement within Cherokee County.

Personal History

  • 46 years of age
  • County resident 33 years
  • Married to Dr. Jennifer DeBord Reynolds
  • 3 children

Prior Experience

  • Pickens Sheriff’s Office, Captain
  • Department of State, WPPS HTP, IC BWUSA
  • Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, Watch Commander


  • Master of Public Administration, Justice Administration, Columbus State University
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Reinhardt University
  • Associate’s Degree from Reinhardt University
  • Riverside Military Academy

Management Training

  • Command College, Columbus State University
  • FBI National Academy, Class 244
  • Professional Management Program, Columbus State University
  • Criminal Justice Certificate, University of Virginia
  • Georgia Chiefs of Police Executive Training

Community Involvement

  • Rotary Club of Canton
  • Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce
  • Cherokee County Historical Society, Board Member
  • Published Editorials


  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving Officer of the Year, MADD
  • Reinhardt University 10 Under 10 Annual Award
  • Special Recognition from the Department of State
  • Medal of Bravery
  • Meritorious Service Award
  • Numerous letters of appreciation and commendation