Citizensí Survey on DeKalb's Police Services Available The DeKalb County Police Department is conducting a survey of its citizens to gather impressions about county police services. The survey is a requirement of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) process. READ MORE CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY
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 DeKalb County Police Department was enacted by the General Assembly on August 17, 1914. Since the department's inception, there have been a total of 19 Police Chiefs that have paved the way for its success. The DeKalb County Police Department currently operates out of six area precincts. Within those six precincts are approximately 1,112 sworn police officers and 498 support staff employees.
The DeKalb County Police Department is a CALEA accredited organization. Its members are devoted to ensuring the community is a safe place to live and work.