Saturday, February 9, 2013
Interested participants have until Feb. 25 to contact the Department of Public Safety Training Center.
The spring session of Cobb County's Citizens Public Safety Academy, which gives participants a glimpse of the inner workings of the emergency communications center as well as the fire and police departments, begins March 26, and the Department of Public Safety is looking for applicants. The free, 14-week program is limited to 25 pre-screened applicants who are at least 21 years old. Classes are held at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at various locations throughout Cobb. The first one will be held at the Cobb County Public Safety Training Center, 2109 Valor Dr., Marietta. Interested participants have until Feb. 25 to contact the Department of Public Safety Training Center at 770-590-5650 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants not accepted for…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
From 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., the Cobb County Department of Public Safety and other agencies will conduct "a full scale active shooter exercise."
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety and other agencies will conduct "a full scale active shooter exercise" at the Kennesaw mall.
Don't be alarmed by all of the activity Sunday morning around Town Center at Cobb. From 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., the Cobb County Department of Public Safety and other agencies will conduct "a full scale active shooter exercise," said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. The exercise will force the department to shut down Ring Road, the road around Town Center, for the duration of the training. "This complex exercise is designed to establish a learning environment for first responders testing various policies, procedures and plans as it pertains to an active shooter and mass casualty event," he said in a news release. "Subject matter experts and representatives from local public safety agencies will be taking part…
Monday, October 8, 2012
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety is hiring.
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety is looking for a crime scene technician. No previous experience is required. At a minimum, candidates must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver's license. The succesful candidate must obtain NCIC/GCIC Certification within the first six months of employment. Click here for more information. To peruse the Acworth Patch classifieds, click here. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Acworth Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
This free program only accepts 25 people, and starts in early September.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Cobb County Department of Public Safety is announcing its fall session of the Citizens Public Safety Academy. The program provides an opportunity for Cobb County citizens to have an inside look at the various units which comprise the Cobb County Department of Public Safety. During the course, participants will learn about the Emergency Communications Center, fire and police organizations, and the role each plays in protecting the citizens of Cobb County. There is no charge for the 13-week program, which is scheduled twice a year. The 2012 Fall Session is scheduled to begin on September 4. Classes are held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., and the location changes from week-to-week depending on what is being discussed or introduced to the …