The MCS organized Crime Unit was formed in 1980 by the Sheriff of Cobb County, the Cobb County Chief of Police, the Marietta Chief of Police, the Smyrna Chief of Police, and the Cobb County District Attorney.
The unit was recognized by a resolution signed by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners. The MCS Board, which is compromised of the chief executive officers from each of the participating agencies, and is responsible for overall control and oversight of the unit.
MCS is sub-divided into two separate units, each with its own unit commander, personnel, and responsibilities. The two units are MCS Organized Crime Task Force Narcotics Unit and the MCS Intelligence Unit. Each department participates in this organization by providing both supervisory and non-supervisory personnel. Investigative responsibility includes both incorporated and unincorporated Cobb County.
All complaints of drug, vice, or other organized crime activity that can not be investigated by field personnel due to the complexity of the investigation is forwarded to the MCS Organized Crime Unit for investigation.
Anonymous Tip Line "Report Drug Dealers" - (770) 590-5554
Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement (CAGE) Unit
The purpose of the CAGE Unit is to identify gangs, gang activity, and gang members in Cobb County. They investigate illegal activity conducted by gangs and gang members, and pursue charges based upon gang related statutes. The CAGE Unit also performs a community education role by educating the public on gang activity.