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Firearms Training Schedule for February
& March 2020:

De-escalation, Community Policing,
Use of Deadly Force and All Issued Weapons Qualification

All Mandated Deputies shall attend an all day training on one of the following dates: February 17-18 -19-20-21-24-25-26-27-28, 2020. March 2-3-4-5-6, 2020.         

Court Security Personnel:
February 29, 2020.

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  Sheriff Brown photoSomething to Talk About:

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office hosted its Second Annual Local Law Enforcement Leadership Conference on September 17-19, 2019. This year’s conference was held at the Newton College and Career Academy, located in Covington, Georgia. The presenter was nationally renowned Leadership guru and author, Dean Crisp, author of the famous book, “Leadership Lessons from the Blue Line”.
Mr. Crisp provided the attendees with a wealth of knowledge, genuine, real-world experiences and effective tools that can be used to manage employees in the 21st century. His presentation concentrated on the following areas:

  • How to create your personal “why” of leadership
  • What it means to be an intentional leader
  • Understanding your leadership purpose
  • Learning the 4 critical components of a leader
  • The mindset of a leader
  • The importance of mentoring, including the opportunity to become a member of CCG’s Leaders Helping Leaders Network

In addition to leaders and managers from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office being in attendance at this interactive leadership conference, law enforcement jurisdictions managers and leaders were also in attendance, including those representing the Newton County Government, Newton County Water Department, Clayton County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the Columbia South Carolina Police Department.

Mr. Crisp encouraged participants to work in groups throughout the conference, as they engaged in thought-provoking activities.  He particularly focused on Leading by example; Possessing a thorough knowledge of the mission statement of the agency; Walking in your purpose as a leader; Understanding the characteristics of leadership; Maintaining a knowledge of the different types of leadership; Developing leaders; Continuing to educate yourself, Mentoring your employees, and numerous others.

RSAT Graduation

RSAT photo

The RSAT program targets inmates incarcerated in the Newton County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center, who experience substance abuse issues and demonstrate a sincere desire to cease using illicit drugs and abusing alcohol.

On September 6, 2019, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office hosted its 6th RSAT Graduation. The theme of this particular class graduation was “Life Is About Accepting Changes.” The guest speaker was Ms. Destiny Gee, a former substance abuser, who reflected on her past history as a substance abuser, particularly during her teen years, including the struggles she experienced in divorcing herself from this terrible disease. Afterwards, she provided tremendous words of inspiration and wisdom for the graduates and articulated sound advice for a successful life change. Programs such as these are a hallmark for building better communities.

Sheriff Ezell Brown, during his remarks, encouraged the graduates to believe and effect positive change in their lives and make healthier choices for a triumphant future.

The names of those individuals who received certificates of completion and subsequently graduated were: Antoine Thomas Jones, Eric Mobley, Joshua Smith, and Christopher Stogill. Afterwards, they each, presented remarks, thanking Sheriff Brown and his staff for the opportunity to be a part of this class and the new direction for a positive life-changing future.
Hurricane Dorian Relief, “Putting Lives Back Together” Drive

NCSO in collaboration with JABY (Just About Blessing You), Inc. served as a collection site for Hurricane Dorian Emergency Relief, on September 9-27, 2019.  The Newton County Sheriff’s Office served as a 24/7 drop-off site for supplies in support of victims impacted by the devastating storms that swept through the Bahamas during the month of September.

Sheriff Brown extends his sincere thanks and gratitude to those individuals and businesses for their kindness in rendering their valuable assistance, as well as contributing abundantly to this very meaningful effort. The volume of supplies collected will go a long way in assisting the victims of the storms restore their lives back to normalcy.
Chick-Fil-A Grand Opening
Chick-fil-A photo

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Sheriff Ezell Brown, along with members of the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, attended the grand opening of the new Chic-Fil-A Restaurant, located at 12290 Brown Bridge Rd, Covington, GA. During the ceremony, Sheriff Brown expressed his thanks and appreciation to the management for their consideration and vision in establishing a Chic-Fil-A restaurant on the west side of the county. He further stated, “It is my hope this location will significantly reduce a sizeable volume of traffic congestion in the City of Covington.” Sheriff Brown went on to say, “This is a win-win for everyone.”

New NCSO Deputies Graduate from Mandate School
Academy Graduation photo

On Friday, September 20, 2019, the following new NCSO Deputies graduated from Mandate School at the Georgia Public Safety Training Academy and successively took the Oath of Office.  Mr. Jason Cook, Mr. Lee Goodin, Mr. Joseph McClarin and Ms. Shamira Threats.

The Graduation exercise occurred at the Classic Center, located at 300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601.  In attendance were Sheriff Ezell Brown, Captain Sammy Banks, Lieutenant Paul Gunter and other NCSO staff members. Sheriff Brown administered the Oath of Office to the Deputies, upon returning to the office.
First Responders Appreciation Night

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Walnut Grove High School Softball Team’s First Responders Appreciation Night on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

NCSO participates in Community Events

Deputies of the Newton County Sheriff’s Office Community Outreach Program, participated in numerous activities in the schools and communities throughout the month of September.

  • City Council Meetings: Cities of Mansfield and Newborn
  • During the month of September, classes were conducted by CHAMPS deputies at the following schools: Fairview Elementary, Flint Hill Elementary, Oakhill Elementary, Livingston Elementary, Mansfield Elementary, Heard Mixon Elementary, Rocky Plains Elementary, South Salem Elementary, and the Theme School.
  • Sheriff Brown and NCSO Deputies were involved in a number of Community Activities at various locations throughout the month of September to include: Zion Baptist Church, 7037 GA-212, Covington, GA., the Sam Hill Reunion, Fellowship Baptist Church, 4297 Hwy 81, Oxford, GA., Community On Our Knees, Women’s Wellness Health Day, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 100 W Richardson St, Oxford, GA., Liberty Middle School’s Fall Festival, 5225 Salem Rd, Covington, GA., Magnolia Park Subdivision, a Meet & Greet function, Car Show on the Covington Square, and a Women’s Wellness Health Day function sponsored by State Representative Pam Dickerson.
Fellowship photo
Sheriff Brown speaks at "Honor Our Heroes" event at Fellowship Baptist Church in Oxford, GA.

Car Show photo
Car Show on the Covington Square.

Wellness photo
Women’s Wellness Health Day sponsored by State Representative Pam Dickerson.
Welcome To The Newton County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mr. David Andrew Sims, Jr. was employed as a Deputy Sheriff on September 30, 2019. He is formerly an employee of the State of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources and loves riding the motorcycle.
  • Mr. Michael Beasley became employed as a Detention Officer with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office on September 16, 2019. He likes being with his family and attending church.
  • Ms. Jasmin Russell was employed as a Detention Officer with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office on September 16, 2019.  She enjoys spending time with her family, as well as watching basketball and football games.
Sheriff Brown and his Staff are honored to have you a part of this Triple Crown Agency!
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