REGISTER FOR FREE EMERGENCY TRAINING PROGRAM

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program trains people to be better prepared to respond to crises in their communities. When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site. CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that improve […]

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SUSPECT SOUGHT FOR ROBBING EAST COBB BANKS

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Police are searching for a well-dressed suspect wanted in connection to at least four armed bank robberies in Cobb County this year. The first robbery happened on February 4 when the man hit the Fifth Third Bank location on Roswell Road in Marietta. The suspect entered the branch armed with a semi-automatic handgun and demanded […]

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COMMUNITY LEADERS TO DISCUSS SKILLS LEARNED AT NATURAL DISASTER WORKSHOP

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Community leaders will have plenty to talk about after the Cobb County Emergency Management Agency free natural disaster workshop. Cobb EMA staff will host a natural disaster workshop for community leaders Tuesday, July 12, from 8 a.m. to noon. Following the course, several community leaders will stay after to talk to media about the different […]

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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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