Smartphone App Connects Justice-Involved Individuals with Addiction Recovery Services During Pandemic

Atlanta, GA, (Jan. 25, 2022) – With the U.S. facing two intersecting health crises, the ongoing opioid overdose epidemic, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (GDCS) partnered with the Addiction Policy Forum and the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) to provide digital therapeutic services to 111 justice-involved individuals with substance use disorders.

Georgia DCS named the 2021 Special Olympics of Georgia Department of the Year

ATLANTA -  On December 9, 2021, during the Special Olympics of Georgia (SOGA) Kickoff Meeting for Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR), the Georgia Department of Community Supervision was named as the 2021 Department of the Year.

DCS Employees Provide Holiday Happiness for Georgia’s Foster Children

ATLANTA -  The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is making this holiday season more enjoyable for children in need. Over the past few weeks, DCS employees have donated hundreds of toys to support the partnership with the Georgia Division of Family and Children's Services' (DFCS) Secret Santa Program. The toys collected will be provided to 25 children across the state. Even greater, DCS employees made financial donations that will support an additional eight foster children for a total contribution of 31 deserving children and over $5,300 raised.

DCS Congratulates Eighteen Graduates for Completion of the Basic Community Supervision Training

ATLANTA -  Eighteen officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT) at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia.  All graduates are now certified as Community Supervision Officers by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

The Georgia Department of Community Supervision and local law enforcement agencies partnered for a safer Halloween

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) partnered with other local law enforcement agencies during this year's Halloween festivities.

DCS Congratulates Twelve Graduates for Completion of the Basic Community Supervision Training

ATLANTA -  Twelve officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT) at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia.  The graduation ceremony was held on Thursday, October 21, 2021, in the auditorium. All graduates are now certified as Community Supervision Officers by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

DCS Announces its 2021 Annual Award Winners

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 DCS Awards:

Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp joins DCS to Recognize Employee Excellence

ATLANTA -  Employees of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) will be recognized during the Department’s Annual Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 10:00 am.

Ten DCS Community Supervision Officers graduate from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT)

ATLANTA -  Ten officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT) at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia.  The graduation ceremony was held on Thursday, September 16, 2021, in the auditorium. All graduates are now certified as Community Supervision Officers by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

 

Summer Care Packages and School Supplies Donated During DCS’ statewide “Day of Service”

ATLANTA - Employees of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) provided school supplies and care packages to those in need within their local communities on Thursday, July 28, 2021, during the department’s statewide “Day of Service.” DCS employees distributed the collected school supplies and assembled care packages to multiple locations within their local communities.