Sheriff Dane Kirby
Fannin County Sheriff Dane Kirby
Dane Kirby assumed the office of Sheriff of Fannin County on January 1, 2009.
Prior to attaining that position, he had served in law enforcement for 20 years as a trooper with the Georgia State Patrol, as a deputy sheriff in Gilmer County and as a police officer for the City of Blue Ridge Police Department.
Sheriff Kirby is a member of the Georgia Sheriff’s Association, the National Sheriff’s Association, and an advisory board member of the Zell Miller Parkway Drug Task Force. Sheriff Kirby is a life long resident of Fannin County and a graduate of Fannin County High School.
He is an avid hunter and fisherman. He is a member of Hemptown Baptist Church.