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Director's Message

Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety
September 1, 2018

The mission of the Department of Public Safety for Cobb County is to provide Law Enforcement Services, Fire & Emergency Services, Enhanced 911 Services, Animal Control Services, Emergency Management Services, and Safety Education Programs in a professional, efficient, and cost effective manner to both citizens and visitors of Cobb County. Ingrained in that philosophy of services is a commitment to teamwork and excellence combined with a responsive, problem-solving philosophy that fosters daily interaction with the citizens we serve in a compassionate, positive manner that encourages public involvement and leads to public confidence in the county’s Public Safety Departments.