Judge Berryl A. Anderson is the Chief Magistrate Judge of DeKalb County who oversees "The People's Court" and is responsible for small claims court, intake in criminal cases and violations of the DeKalb County Code of Ordinances.
Debra DeBerry, Clerk of Superior Court in DeKalb County is charged by the Georgia Constitution with the care, custody and control of DeKalb County’s records. In her capacity, she is able to observe trends in cases and has noticed an increase in both civil and criminal cases involving Mental Health issues.
The Mission of the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office is to protect citizens, engage in crime prevention measures, and work to provide peace of mind to DeKalb County residents. We ensure residents are protected by engaging in legally and ethically sound activities and operating efficiently while pursuing justice. We place an emphasis on assisting victims and preventing crime through community education and engagement programs. We offer peace of mind by treating all DeKalb County citizens fairly and equitably and with dignity and respect.
The Mission of the DeKalb State Court Probation department is to serve and protect the community; provide exceptional service to the Courts; promote positive growth and life style changes of offenders that will enhance the quality of life for residents of DeKalb County.
Probation is an integral part of the criminal justice system and our 41 men and women of the DeKalb State Court Probation Department are proud of their contributions to DeKalb County. Supporting the Courts, assisting adult offenders in making positive changes to their behavior, helping victims, and delivering effective prevention and intervention services for a safer and healthier DeKalb continues to support our mission.
The Law Office of the Public Defender provides legal representation to those unable to afford an attorney in all criminal cases in DeKalb County. We promote equal justice, fairness and respect for all people in the judicial system through effective and excellent legal advocacy. We are tenacious advocates for every client. In so doing, we safeguard the rights of all by providing exemplary legal representation.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office works around the clock to effectively manage the jail facility, court services and the processing of warrants. We espouse ethics, honesty, openness and fairness in our professional and personal lives. As role models, we value respect, honoring the rights and dignity of each person we are called upon to serve.
Most of the men and women who serve you live in DeKalb County, too. We all strive to make the county a safe place for residents, workers, and visitors.
We promise to be candid, open and honest in all of our dealings with the people we serve.
You can count on us to work hard to earn your respect and trust
The Office of the Solicitor-General diligently works to make a better, safer DeKalb County by preventing and deterring criminal activity through professional and impartial prosecution of crimes. The Office and its staff are committed to upholding the laws and statutes of Georgia and DeKalb County, while closely working with our police and communities to develop strategies that prevent crimes before they occur.
The men and women of the DeKalb County Police Department proudly serve over 700,000 citizens within a 271 square mile radius. It's the department's mission to enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment.
The primary purpose (Mission) of the Chamblee Police Department is to maintain social order within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits, while providing professional law enforcement services. To attain this, the Chamblee Police Department enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.
To develop and maintain a customer focused organization with attention to the safety, comfort, aesthetics, image, and functionality of county facilities through efficient service delivery by skilled and responsive staff, contractors, vendors, and outstanding leadership.
The DeKalb County Sanitation Division is a self-sustaining enterprise fund operation, providing a comprehensive and integrated solid waste management program to residential and commercial customers in unincorporated DeKalb County, and the cities with an IGA with the county.
Mission To provide an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable integrated solid waste management program for residents and businesses within the Sanitation Division service area, with a sustained focus on customer service excellence.
The MISSION of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is to reduce crime, safely house inmates, bring offenders to justice, and perform the mandated services of the Office of Sheriff with the highest level of safety, professionalism and integrity.
The VISION of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is to enhance the quality of life in Rockdale County through strong community partnerships in a way that maintains and fosters public trust.
Decatur Fire Rescue is committed to providing the highest level of care through emergency response and community services that make the City of Decatur experience safe and pleasant for all.
Decatur Fire Rescue is a dynamic and innovative Department on the forefront of creativity and exceptional service.
The Mission of the Decatur Police Department is to be open and responsive to the needs of the entire community and solve problems through community relationships, innovative technology, and exceptional service.
The Gwinnett County Police Department is committed to serving the community through the delivery of professional law enforcement services in an unbiased and compassionate manner in order to protect the lives and property of the citizens and improve the quality of life in our community. The Gwinnett County Police Department is a nationally accredited and rapidly growing police agency located in the Northeastern quadrant of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Department currently has an authorized strength of 783 sworn officers supported by 280 civilian employees with the responsibility of providing law enforcement services to approximately 800,000 residents within an area of 436 square miles.