Carroll County Correctional Institute

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The Mission of the Carroll County Correctional Facility is to provide a support Labor Force (Under Supervised Crews) to various departments within the County for an overall cost saving to the County while effectively managing the Inmate population and providing opportunities for positive change.

There are currently more than 246 State Inmates who have been sentenced through the State Court at the Carroll County Correctional Facility at 96 Horsley Mill Road. Carroll County is compensated for Inmates by the State of Georgia Department of Corrections at an approximate rate of $22 per day per Inmate, which includes (feeding, clothing, and housing). 

Warden Wilson asks Carroll County Citizens, County Employees, and Families to always be aware of your surroundings and use extreme caution when interacting with Inmates working in the community. You will identify Inmates by their clothing of (Orange or White Shirt, White Pants with Dark Blue Stripe Down Leg). Personal conversation, physical contact, providing private unauthorized transportation, conducting business with an Inmate, and/or being alone with an Inmate is not allowed. Warden Wilson states that citizens are not allowed to give Inmates any contraband such as (magazines, pictures, money, food or drink, cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, cell phones, nor allow them access to use your cell phone or house phone or give them any other personal items) doing so, will put yourself and others in danger

If you see an unsupervised Inmate in the community, who is alone and off of county property and not with a “Uniformed Carroll County Corrections Officer”, you should Immediately call 770-830-5905 or 911 and report the incident, providing (Inmate Location).

The Prison Rape Elimination Act Of 2003

Congress enacted the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) to address the problem of sexual abuse of persons in the custody of U.S. Correctional agencies. PREA call for federal, state, and local corrections systems to have a zero-tolerance policy regarding prison rape (as defined by PREA) in prisons, jails, police lockups, and other confinement facilities. The Act applies to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders and to community-based correctional agencies.

Carroll County Prison Zero Tolerance Policy

Carroll County Prison mandates zero tolerance towards all forms of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment in the facility. Carroll County Prison operates with the scope of Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) and the DOJ National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape (Final Rule, Dated, June 2012) or Subpart A of the DHS Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities (79 Fed. Reg. 13100 date March 7, 2014), Carroll County Prison will comply with these regulations as required.


All cases of alleged sexual conduct shall be promptly, thoroughly, and objectively investigated. Upon substantiation of any allegation of sexual conduct, appropriate disciplinary actions will be taken against the employee, contractor, volunteer, or individuals at Carroll County Prison. Those actions may include possible criminal prosecution. If the allegation potentially involves criminal behavior, Carroll County Prison will ensure that allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment are referred for investigation to an agency with the legal authority to conduct criminal investigations.

Warden - Otis Wilson

Deputy Warden - Alex Rainwater

PREA Compliance Manager / S.A.R.T. Leader

Captain - Jeremy Cook

Business Manager - Bill Shackleford


Administrative Assistant - Wanice Odell


Chief Counselor - Sherry Kimball


Carroll County Correctional Institution

96 Horsley Mill Road

Carrollton, Georgia 30117

Phone: 770-830-5905

Fax:      770-830-5904

How Do I Report Sexual Abuse or Sexual Harassment?
County Prison Inmates Call: 1
Call PREA Hotline at *7732 (*PREA) from any Inmate Phone
You may also report allegations to any Staff Member, or write to one of the following:

Statewide PREA Coordinator
300 Patrol Road
Forsyth, Ga. 31029

P.O. Box 1529
Forsyth, Ga. 31029

Director of Victims Services
2 MLKJr. Dr. SE Suite 458 East Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

Carroll County C.I. PREA Report History                             

2017 The facility received three (3) PREA Reports - One (1) was ruled unfounded and two (2) were ruled not PREA status. 

2018 The facility received twelve (12) PREA Reports - Seven (7) were ruled not PREA, three (3) unfounded and two (2) were ruled to be substantiated and received further investigation and processing. 

2019 The facility received two (2) PREA Reports - with one (1) claim ruled unsubstantiated and one (1) claim ruled as substantiated with aggressor facing disciplinary or criminal charges for harassment. 

2020 The facility received two (2) PREA Reports - with one (1) claim being ruled unfounded and one (1) claim unsubstantiated. 

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