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November 07, 2023

Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Nov. 15 Community Briefing


MARIETTA, GA (Nov. 7, 2023) -- Since Sheriff Craig Owens took office in 2021, he has remained committed to rebuilding trust between the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and its residents by being truthful and transparent. The CCSO community briefing is an event where residents can meet the Sheriff and CCSO leadership to learn more about the agency and ask questions. 

Who: Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

What: A free open-to-the-public community briefing that allows community leaders and residents of Cobb County to learn how the sheriff’s office is working hard to keep its residents safe and to understand the services the sheriff's office provides. We will also swear in our newest horses to the mounted patrol unit before the community briefing begins. 

Topics of interest include but are not limited to public safety operations, the latest frauds and scams to look out for, programs within the jail, and employment opportunities. 

Featured presenters at this community briefing include Sheriff Craig Owens; Assistant Chief Deputy Gina V. Hawkins; Col. David Gallmon, Commander of the Support Division; Col Ryan Mehling, Commander of the Field Operations Division; Col. Michael A. Williams, Commander of the Adult Detention Center; Lt. Col. Arthur Peralta, Assistant Commander of Criminal Investigations Division, Shana Adams, Administrative Manager; and Capt. Jacob Huval, Internal Affairs and Recruiting. This event is family-friendly, and refreshments will be provided. 

When: Nov. 15, 2023 | Event: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Media check-in is at 5:30 p.m. | Horse swear-in begins at 5:45 p.m.

Where: South Cobb High School | 1920 Clay Road Southwest | Austell, GA 30106

Why: This is the final community briefing for 2023 and an opportunity for the public to meet key members of the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office and receive important public safety updates. 

Cost: Free. To register for the event, click HERE.

Media: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm attendance. 

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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 https://www.cobbsheriff.org/. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Download the Cobb County Sheriff's Office App!