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May 02, 2024

Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Opens New Security Checkpoint 

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Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Opens New Security Checkpoint 


MARIETTA, GA (May 9, 2024) – The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is unveiling its new security checkpoint entrance, featuring innovative technology designed to enhance the safety and security of the public. 

The new checkpoint will screen visitors and employees entering the Adult Detention Center, with an emphasis on safety for attorneys, detainees, and sheriff’s office staff. It also includes a snack center, lobby area, an innovative cell phone holding center, and the Tek-84 full-body scanner.

Who: Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

What: Security Checkpoint Entrance

The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency that provides a wide range of services including, but not limited to, Jail Operations. Strict measures are in place to ensure the safety of individuals entering the facility and the detainees housed within. This includes stringent controls to prevent contraband from entering the facility.

When: May 9, 2024 | Event: 10:00 AM -11:00 AM

Where: Cobb County Sheriff’s Office | 1825 County Services Pkwy SW | Marietta, GA 30008

Why: To increase transparency, educate the public, and inform other facilities considering similar security enhancements.


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About the Cobb County Sheriff's Office: The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency executing a broad range of services including Jail Operations, Court Security, Criminal Warrant Execution, Civil Process Service, Mental Health Transports, Forgery/Fraud Investigation, and Fugitive Investigation and Apprehension. Sheriff Craig Owens, who assumed office on January 1, 2021, leads a staff of more than 800 deputies and civilians. Under his leadership, the Sheriff’s Office boasts the most diverse command staff in its nearly 200-year history and is striving to become the leading law enforcement agency in the State of Georgia. To learn more about the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, visit Follow us on X, Facebook, and Instagram. Download the Cobb County Sheriff's Office App!