Choosing Healthy Activities and

Methods Promoting Safety

Sgt. Scott Raley


Email: sraley@mitchellso.com

MISSION STATEMENT: To provide an educational program to Georgia's youth, which provides guidance, and the skills, ability and knowledge to be safe, healthy, and happy, in preparation for a successful life.

Today's youth face dangers older generations could not have imagined. Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety (C.H.A.M.P.S.) was founded in 2003 by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association to address these urgent challenges.

You can support C.H.A.M.P.S. by making a donation to the Georgia Sheriffs' Association or by contacting Sgt. Scott Raley at the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office.

The flexible program includes a weekly hour long lesson from a C.H.A.M.P.S. certified deputy sheriff. Subject matter includes:

The target audience is fifth graders, and the program is tailored to meet the unique needs of students in each county so they resist self-destructive behavior. 

Good behavior is positively reinforced through fun, rewarding activities. The C.H.A.M.P.S. program is offered to every school in Mitchell county and is currently taught in the following schools: