DCS leads joint operation targeting gang activity in the Toombs Judicial Circuit

ATLANTA -  In an effort to protect the citizens of the State of Georgia and deter violence after recent upticks in criminal activity, the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS), alongside the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office, the Thomson Police Department, and the Georgia State Patrol conducted warrant service, intensive searches, and field interviews with verified gang members - primarily those associated with the known Street Gangs in the Thomson, GA area on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

 

DCS Welcomes its Newest Class of Community Supervision Officers

ATLANTA - Seventeen officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT) at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia.  The graduation ceremony took place on Thursday, March 18, 2021, and conclude the eight-week training course. All graduates are now certified as Community Supervision Officers by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.). Due to social distancing guidelines, in-person attendance at the upcoming ceremony was limited and the ceremony was recorded. Click here to view the graduation ceremony. 

Operation Safe Streets: DCS leads joint operation targeting gang activity in the Middle Judicial Circuit

ATLANTA -  February 24, 2021 - In an ongoing effort to deter criminal activity and to protect the citizens of the State of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS), alongside the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Lyons Police Dept, Vidalia Police Dept and the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office conducted warrant service, 4th Amendment searches, and field interviews with gang offenders, primarily those associated with the known Street Gangs in the Middle Judicial Circuit, Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

Patrick Holsey to Serve as DCS Director of Field Operations

Atlanta, Georgia—February 12, 2021— The Department of Community Supervision (DCS)  has named Patrick Holsey Director of Field Operations. As the director, Holsey will be responsible for leading over 1,800 field personnel in the efficient and effective supervision of approximately 200,000 persons under supervision within Georgia’s 49 judicial districts. 

Georgia DCS Commissioner Michael W. Nail to Serve on Steering Team of National Effort to Improve Criminal Justice Data

Atlanta, Georgia—Dec. 16, 2020— Georgia DCS Commissioner Michael W. Nail today announced that he will be joining several other nationally-recognized criminal justice decision-makers on the newly formed steering committee for Justice Counts, the largest, most comprehensive effort to improve the availability and utility of criminal justice data to date.

DCS Employees Provides Holiday Hope for Georgia’s Foster Children

 

Atlanta - The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is making this holiday season more enjoyable for children in need.

Seventeen DCS Community Supervision Officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT)

Seventeen DCS Community Supervision Officers graduated from the Basic Community Supervision Officer Training (BCSOT)

 

Georgia DCS adopts a person-centered framework to aims to refine its organizational model

Georgia DCS adopts a person-centered framework to aims to refine its organizational model

 

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

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is partnering with other local law enforcement agencies to prepare for this year's Halloween festivities.

DCS Announces 2020 Awards Winners

The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 DCS Awards