Public Safety

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DeKalb County Office of Public Safety

Mission of Public Safety

The mission of the DeKalb County Office of Public Safety is to provide the highest quality public safety services to the citizens of DeKalb County, Georgia. Directed by Chief Joseph "Jack" Lumpkin, deputy chief operating officer of public safety, the office is made up of the following:

  • DeKalb County Police Department
  • DeKalb County Fire Rescue
  • DeKalb County Animal Services and Enforcement
  • DeKalb 911 Emergency Communications Center
  • DeKalb Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)
  • DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office.

Departments and Directors

Police Department
Chief Mirtha. V. Ramos
Phone: (770) 724-7440
Fax: (770) 724-7443
Fire Rescue Department
Chief Darnell D. Fullum
Phone: (678) 406-7731
Fax: (678) 406-7805
Animal Enforcement Services
Coordinator Tamica Pack
Phone: (404) 294-2091
Fax: (404) 294-2947
911 Emergency Communications Center
Director Marshall Mooneyham
Phone: (770) 724-7494
Fax: (770) 724-7555
DeKalb Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)
Director Joseph K. Cox
Deputy Director Lt. D. Ward
Phone: (770) 270-0413
Fax: (770) 724-7830
Medical Examiner's Office
Director Patrick Bailey
Phone: (404) 508-3500
Fax: (404) 508-3504