DeKalb County Police to Provide Gun Safes and Resources at Community Outreach and Safety Fair


The DeKalb County Police Department is hosting a free Community Outreach and Safety Fair on Saturday, September 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Big Lots parking lot, 3358 Chamblee Tucker Road, Tucker. During the event, residents will receive free goodies as well as access to many useful resources listed on next page.  We will also be hosting games and playing music for the community to enjoy. 

" We want to take this opportunity to bring needed resources into the community and are asking anyone who needs a gun safe to please come out and get one free of charge.   We look forward to seeing everyone there," said DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos. 


Free items (while supplies last) 

  • Gun safes 
  • KIA steering wheel locks 
  • Vitamin kits 
  • Snacks & Icees 
  • Car seat checks 
  • Bicycle raffles 
  • Furniture raffles 
  • Food boxes 
  • Health screenings/Blood pressure checks 
  • DYI workshop kits for the youth

Information on 

  • Creating a neighborhood watch 
  • Project Lifesaver 
  • Health literature 
  • PAL Career Development Program 
  • Employment opportunities for the youth via the Worksource Bus 


Meet and greet 

  • Code Enforcement 
  • Sanitation Department 
  • DeKalb County School Board Mobile learning bus 
  • DeKalb County Police Department Specialized unit 
    • SWAT 
    • K-9 
    • Bombs 
    • Motors 
    • Community Policing Unit 

For more information, please be sure to check the department's Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts or contact PIO Elise Wells @ (404) 333-9293.