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January 15, 2022

  DECATUR, GA–DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos will host the department’s first virtual community Q&A of 2022. The question-and-answer session will be broadcast on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 6 p.m., on the department’s Facebook page and Twitter. Questions or concerns can be submitted now on the Facebook event post, Twitter event post, Instagram event […]

January 15, 2022

      DECATUR, GA—In commemoration of National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month, DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston is hosting a virtual community forum, Human Trafficking, Social Media & Gangs: Connecting the Dots, to raise awareness about this critical issue. The event will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 1 to 2:15 […]

January 15, 2022

  UPDATE: The Rockdale Sheriff’s Office received notification on Jan. 14 that its HEAT grant was reinstated by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The grant had been temporarily suspended due to concerns over low DUI  performance and a December 2021 DUI incident involving three Rockdale deputies, one of whom was a  team member of the […]

January 13, 2022

  Vernon Jones, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, has filed a complaint with Georgia’s Secretary of State office requesting an investigation regarding a possible violation of the rules of the State Election Board. Jones stated in a news release that the alleged violation involves DeKalb County’s placement of an absentee dropbox on privately-owned property during the 2020 […]

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