The Effingham County Sheriff's Office takes an active approach to humanely enforce County Ordinances and State Laws as they pertain to domestic animals and the public's health, safety and welfare.
- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Humane Enforcement Deputies are Effingham Counties first Nationally Certified Animal Control Officers.
- The Effingham County Humane Enforcement Deputies respond to animal issues county-wide. Deputies respond to all calls involving domestic animals and wildlife.
- Humane Enforcement Deputies respond to weekend calls on an emergency basis only.