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Cobb County Public Safety Director Michael Register to Retire

mike register at Board meeting
August 13, 2019

Marietta, GA - August 13, 2019 | Citing increasingly urgent family issues, Cobb County’s Public Safety Director has submitted his letter of resignation to the County Manager.  Michael Register indicated that the personal matters will require his immediate attention and will force him to move out of Cobb County.

“We understand that family comes first to Mike and are saddened that he will leave us,” said County Manager Rob Hosack.  “He did tremendous things in his short time in the position and we will be considering our options for the Public Safety post in the coming days.”

“I was deeply honored to be Police Chief and Public Safety Director and appreciated the support of the Board and County Manager,” said Register.  “I regret personal issues are tearing me away from this job, and I leave with a sense of accomplishment.”

“I will always treasure my time in Cobb County and I will always love this county and truly believe it is the greatest county in the state of Georgia with the greatest public safety employees in the state.”

Cobb County’s Board of Commissioners selected Register as the Public Safety Director just this past April.  He had served as the county’s Chief of Police and was lauded for his attention to community policing and his tireless effort to connect with a variety of groups.  Register brought a 30-year law enforcement career to Cobb.

Register indicated he intended to step away from the job on August 31st.

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Ross Cavitt | Cobb County Communications | [email protected]