Cobb County Government

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Mission Statement

The Cobb County Police Department is committed to providing effective and efficient police services to the citizens and businesses of Cobb County with integrity, honor, professionalism, respect, courage and commitment. We pledge to enforce all laws and ordinances in a fair, consistent, compassionate, ethical and impartial manner, while recognizing the statutory and judicial limits of our authority, and respecting the constitutional and personal rights of all individuals.

Vision Statement

The Cobb County Police Department is dedicated to continuing to build safer communities and improving “Quality of Life” for all citizens by creating and maintaining community and business partnerships based on trust, transparency and mutual respect, while integrating these partnerships with the skill and knowledge of personnel, and their commitment to the
departments law enforcement mission.

Core Values

The Cobb County Police Department is committed to servicing the community in the most effective and efficient manner, while continuing to build and reinforce the need for community partnership and trust. Each person who represents the police department, sworn and non-sworn, is expected to abide by the departments Core Values and conduct themselves in accordance with the departments Tenets of Conduct.

Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

As a Law Enforcement Officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all persons to liberty, equality and justice.

Law Enforcement Oath of Honor

On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust.

I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions.

I will always uphold the constitution and community I serve.

Policy 1.01

POLICY MANUAL, WRITTEN DIRECTIVES, AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.01 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.02

POLICY REVIEW AND REVISION

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.02 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.03

ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.03 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.04

CHAIN OF COMMAND

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.04 (January 12, 2013)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.05

INSPECTIONS

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.05 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.06

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.06 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 1.07

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 1.07 (December 15, 2013)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.01

MILITARY DEPLOYMENT AND REINTEGRATION

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.01 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.02

SECONDARY EMPLOYMENT

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.02 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.03

COURT APPEARANCE PROCEDURES

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.16 (June 11, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.04

PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.17 (July 20, 2012)
Issued By: Chief J.R. Houser

Policy 2.05

PROMOTIONS AND COMMAND STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.05 (January 23, 2017)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.06

EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.06 (January 12, 2013)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register

Policy 2.07

GROOMING STANDARDS

Effective Date: November 1, 2017
Rescinds: Policy 2.07 (February 1, 2015)
Issued By: Chief M.J. Register