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MAKING COBB COUNTY BETTER AND SAFER EVERYDAY WITH TRUTH, TRUST, AND TRANSPARENCY.

Craig D. Owens Sr. | Cobb County Sheriff


Our Mission

The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is committed to giving the most professional, fair, and impartial law enforcement and detention operations possible while ensuring accountability, respect, and community-oriented partnership.

In November 2020, Owens made history by becoming the first African-American elected to be sheriff of Cobb County. Running on a platform of truth, trust, and transparency.

Read the Sheriff’s Bio.

More than 30 years of service to his local community and the United States military

Command Sergeant Major in the Army Reserve, Craig led a division of 14,000 personnel across 34 states

Husband, Proud Father and Grandpa.

Popular Services

The Most Frequently Requested
Cobb County Sheriff Services

Background Check

Fingerprinting

Bad Checks

Raffles

Careers


Are you seeking an opportunity for professional growth and development within the law enforcement community? You can have a rewarding, fulfilling and long-term career with Cobb County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Community
Engagement

Community Engagement is at the core of our work at the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office. The Community Engagement team works closely with churches and other religious groups, civic organizations, schools, and others to strengthen ties and restore trust between the community and law enforcement.