Committed to DeKalb
Sheriff Mann has participated in over 130 community events, including:
- Hosting Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless.
- Meals on Wheels with Senior Connections.
- African American Male Read at Toney Elementary School.
- School Safety Patrol inductions.
- Toys for Tots.
- Shop with a Cop.
- National Safety Night Out.
- Veterans appreciation events.
Keeping Us Safe
- Arrested 57 of 61 individuals wanted for murder in 2015.
- Apprehended 965 of 1212 individuals wanted for other violent offenses in 2015.
- Issued hundreds of citations for illegally passing school buses.
- Served over 1200 temporary protective orders for victims of domestic violence.
- Monitoring over 900 registered sex offenders.
- Video Visitation allows family members to visit with loved ones safely and securely both at the Sheriff's Office and remotely.
In 2014: Onsite - 31,411 visits | Offsite - 4,114 visits
In 2015: Onsite - 28,673 visits | Offsite - 6,314 visits
- Formulytics is a database that allows central location to maintain and gather intelligence on Gang members and Gang activity that can be shared with other law enforcement agencies.
- Automatic Information Services was implemented in October 2014. This system provides both the public and inmates to get information on bonds, charges, general information on inmates, visitation schedule, and general information about the Sheriff's Office in both English and Spanish.
From 2014 through 2015:
Public Constituent Calls - 291,247 (saving 6,712 personnel hours).
Inmate Calls - 328,620 (saving 4,391 personnel hours).
- Started electronic program to better track agency inventory.
- Upgraded accounting mechanisms that help the Sheriff's Office run more efficiently.
- New digital cameras in courthouses and jail.
- Installed body cameras for all uniformed field deputies.
- GED program in collaboration with Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
- In 2015 alone, 103 inmates successfully completed 90-day drug and alcohol treatment program.
- Group therapy sessions to deliver services related to mental health.
- Launched the “Living and Learning Initiative”, which offered 8-week sessions to inmates on subjects such as “How To” skills, reading, improving vocabulary, developmental learning skills, etc.
Accreditation ensures compliance with best practices in jail, healthcare and law enforcement operations.
- DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is one of 42 Sheriff's Offices nationwide (3,080) with the coveted Triple Crown designation.
- American Correctional Association (ACA).
- Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
- National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC).
Respectful steward of DeKalb’s tax-dollars by operating under budget for over a decade.