Sheriff Robert L. Oglesby was born
on October 2, 1958, in Jenkins County, Georgia The
Oglesby Family has lived in Jenkins County for many
generations. Sheriff Oglesby graduated from the Jenkins
County High School in 1976. He went to work with a
local mobile home manufacturer and remained there
until just prior to taking office as Sheriff.
In the spring of 2008, Robert qualified
for the office of Sheriff of Jenkins County. The voters
of Jenkins County voted for and elected Sheriff Oglesby.
He proudly took office in January of 2009. This fulfilled
a lingering dream of his since his service as a Part-time
Deputy under the leadership of, now deceased, Sheriff
Bobby Womack from 1992 until 2004. His political platform
and his heartfelt commitment is to be “A Sheriff
for All of the People.” He follows this commitment
each and every day. He is a full-time working Sheriff.
Sheriff Oglesby is married to Melody
Cooper Oglesby since February 17, 1980. Together they have 1 son,
1 daughter, and 3 grandchildren. He is a member of the
Millen Baptist Church.
You may contact Sheriff Oglesby at (478) 982-4211
or by e-mail at: Sheriff@JenkinsCountySheriff.com.