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UPCOMING EVENTS
Community
Change the World Day
First United Methodist Church


October 8, 2016
11:00am - 2:00pm
 
Public Safety Fall Funfest
Legion Field


October 8, 2016
12:00pm - 6:00pm
 
Training
Critical Tasks Part 1
NCSO Training Room

October 10, 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
 
Critical Tasks Part 2
NCSO Training Room

October 11, 2016
8:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
  Sheriff Brown photoSomething to Talk About:

Body Worn Camera Community Forum

The Newton County Sheriff's Office, along with community stakeholders hosted a Body Worn Camera (BWC) community forum regarding implementation of body worn cameras on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The forum was open to th public, and held at Turner Lake Complex from 10AM - 12PM. “Building Trust Through Transparency” was the theme and spoke volumes to the mission of implementing the BWCs. The panel consisted of stakeholders whom participated in this endeavor since its inception, and have been instrumental in assisting with guidance on devising the BWC policy from their area of service. Throughout the course of this year, the Body Worn Camera Committee consisting of members from all divisions within the agency and a team of stakeholders from outside the agency completed and submitted a rough draft policy to the Department of Justice for approval. The panel members were: Melanie Bell, Newton County Assistant District Attorney, David Payne, Pastor of Church at Covington, Kathy Herren, Child Welfare Consultant, Dr. Darrin Wright, NAACP Vice President-Newton County, Deputy Joey Salers, BWC Coordinator, Deputy Patrick Gilbert, Traffic Unit, Brandon Esque, NCSO IT Director and Josh Subdeck, Taser Representative. Overall the community forum was success. It served as a platform to relay information to the public and in return receive feedback and answer any questions or concerns the public may have. To view the Body Worn Camera community forum video please click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CLeiVYMuko

Trip to Bill Pickett Rodeo for former CHAMPS graduates
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office sponsored an all-expense paid trip to Bill Pickett Rodeo for recent C.H.A.M.P.S. graduates. The Rodeo was held at Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Approximately 10 C.H.A.M.P.S graduates enjoyed a day of food, fun and horse riding with their former instructors Deputy Kimberly Cox and Deputy Susan Young.  
Youth Empowerment
Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office attended and spoke during the Youth Empowerment meeting on August 6, 2016 at Denny Dobbs. During the event they addressed issues plaguing our community such as child sex trafficking, drug abuse prevention, gang violence and interactions with law enforcement in an effort to empower youth with personal growth tools and inspire them for a successful school year. Free food, school supplies, giveaways, fun games and activities were also provided.
National Council of Negro Women

Sheriff Ezell Brown was invited to be a guest speaker at the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Parenting Empowerment Discussion on Saturday, August 6, 2016. The event was held at the Antioch A.M.E Church. The event was designed to bring parents and/or guardians together with a host of experts in an attempt to assist in helping children stay out of trouble and the juvenile court system. The ultimate goal is to encourage and maintain talking points allocated to uniting parents, guardians, teachers, law enforcement, advocates and the community by having an open dialogue and maintaining ongoing communication among the listed groups.

Newton County Shows Its Support for Law Enforcement

On August 13, 2016 Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies attended Saddlebrook Community Annual Picnic. The community wanted to show their appreciation and support for law enforcement officers with good food and fellowship.

On August 21, 2016 Redeeming Love Christian Church held a law enforcement appreciation day during their Sunday morning service.

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the organizations and citizens of Newton County for your warm appreciation and support for each law enforcement entity in Newton County.

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