TEEN RAPIST GETS LIFE PLUS 30 YEARS TO SERVE

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Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a teenager who raped one young woman and tried to rape another in separate incidents will spend decades in prison. Rome DaQuie McDowell, 17, admitted that on Dec. 26, 2015, about 2 a.m., he climbed through a window into a home on Rock Creek Court. He went to […]

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COMMISSIONERS HIGHLIGHT ELDER ABUSE

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Each year an estimated 5 million (or 1 in 10) older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as many as 23.5 cases go unreported. Celebrating Elder Abuse Day brings a better understanding of all forms of elder abuse and elder […]

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COBB COUNTY POLICE: BURGLARS TARGET ASIAN/INDIAN HOMES

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The Cobb County Police Department has recently noticed an increase in burglaries targeting Asian and Indian households. The investigations have revealed many of the victims’ neighbors have seen something/someone suspicious in the area just prior to or during the burglaries. Information has been passed through word of mouth or via neighborhood Facebook pages. Please contact […]

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RSVP FOR FREE GUN SAFETY AND EDUCATION CLASS

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Cobb County Sheriff Neil Warren is offering several firearm safety and education classes this year. Each program will include a general overview of firearm types, gun safety tips, how to obtain a Georgia weapons license, use of deadly force and what to expect during an active shooter situation. There will be plenty of time for […]

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COBB COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY JOB FAIR

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Are you interested in an exciting career in Public Safety? Check out the following departments in which your service and dedication is needed! From the Cobb County Police Department The Cobb County Police Department is a CALEA accredited and nationally recognized full service law enforcement agency, with an authorized strength of over 690 sworn officers, […]

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JOE DENDY, FORMER COBB GOP CHAIRMAN, ARRESTED ON CHILD MOLESTATION CHARGES

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Joe Dendy, who led the Cobb County Republican Party for four years from 2011-2015, was arrested Friday morning on child molestation charges stemming from incidents in 2007 and 2011. The Marietta Daily Journal has the details: Dendy, 71, is charged with child molestation and aggravated child molestation, both felonies, and is being held without bond […]

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LAW OFFICIALS SAY HEROIN IS MAJOR PROBLEM IN COBB COUNTY

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Law enforcement officials say heroin is a major problem in Cobb County, citing an increase in the amount of the drug confiscated by police as well as a rise in the number in overdose deaths. “Categorically, without any hesitation … we have a heroin epidemic in Cobb County,” said Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds. In […]

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COBB COUNTY FIRE AND EMERGENCY CLASS 1 RATING

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The Insurance Services Office awarded Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services (CCFES) with its Class 1 rating, the highest rating possible. This is a first for CCFES in its 45-year service history. Cobb County is now one of only 13 fire protection areas in Georgia to have a Class 1 rating. Ratings under the ISO […]

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EAST COBB MAN TO SERVE 30 YEARS FOR SEX WITH CHILD

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Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announced that an East Cobb man has pled guilty to dozens of charges related to sexual abuse of a little girl. Timothy Joey Carroll, 59, pled guilty Tuesday morning to 58 counts, including statutory rape, enticing a child for indecent purposes, and child molestation. Carroll admitted to repeatedly taking the […]

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SIGN UP FOR PENS ALERT

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The Police Email Notification System (PENS) is maintained by Cobb Police to enhance communication between Cobb County’s five police precincts and the communities they serve. The objective of the program is the establishment of email contact with official representatives of Cobb’s homeowners associations (HOAs) and business leaders on matters of safety and security. The PENS […]

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