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July 10, 2023

Cobb County Sheriff Hosts Free Family Fun and Hiring Event

MARIETTA, GA (July 6, 2023) -- The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a free, open-to-the-public family fun and hiring event that allows families of law enforcement applicants to be part of the hiring process from start to finish. 

Applicants will speak with members of the different units that make up the sheriff’s office, conduct an interview, and take the physical agility test in one stop. 

Families of CCSO staff and leadership will also host a Q&A session to share what it’s like to have a loved one serve as a deputy and to answer any questions a loved one may have. In addition, the sheriff’s office will give away over $10,000 worth of school supplies to students and teachers at the event. 

What: A family fun and hiring event featuring food trucks, a live DJ, bouncy houses, face painting, backpack and school supplies giveaways, and static displays of cutting-edge equipment. Members of S.W.A.T., mounted patrol, K-9, and more will also be present.

When: July 8| Media Check-in: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Event: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Where: Cobb County Safety Village| 1220 Al Bishop Dr.| Marietta, GA 

Why: When Sheriff Craig Owens took office in 2020, there were 100 Deputy Sheriff vacancies, and in June 2023, vacancies were down to 34. Join us at our family fun and hiring event to help spread the word that we are giving away school supplies for teachers and students, and if they want to join the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office, the time is now!

Media: Email Nikki Glanton, Communications Director, Cobb County Sheriff’s Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call her cell at 404-661-5319, to confirm attendance. 


About the Cobb County Sheriff's Office: The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency that executes a broad range of services which include but are not limited to Jail Operations, Court Security, Criminal Warrant Execution, Civil Process Service, Mental Health Transports, Forgery/Fraud Investigation, and Fugitive Investigation and Apprehension. Sheriff Craig Owens took over the office on Jan. 1, 2021, and leads a staff of more than 800 deputies and civilians. Under his leadership, the Sheriff’s Office has the most diverse command staff in its nearly 200-year history and is on the path to becoming the best law enforcement agency in the State of Georgia. To learn more about the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Download the Cobb County Sheriff's Office App!