Posts tagged with "DeKalb County Sheriff"

DeKalb Sheriff’s Office clarifies its response in Kevin Davis case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2015

Law enforcement agencies in DeKalb County are taking a hard look at how officers handled the shooting and subsequent death of Kevin Davis. Now the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office is saying its officers did not deny family members access to Davis in the hospital because they did not ask them for access. “At no time during Mr. […]

Inmate bus breaks down on the way to the DeKalb County courthouse

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 10, 2015

A reader, Eb Joseph Daniels, set in this query on Tuesday morning, Feb. 10: I just dropped my little brother off at Renfroe and as I was heading east on College and passed McDonough I saw flashing blue lights. There were two or three police cars that seemed to be stopped on West Trinity right […]

DeKalb says ‘no thanks’ to Vernon Jones

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2014

Former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones decided to try his hand at running for DeKalb County Sheriff, giving incumbent Jeff Mann a run for his money. He made it into the July 22 runoff, but on Tuesday the professional politician suffered a stinging defeat. While Jones brought name recognition along with his swagger and political savvy, […]

Your candidates – DeKalb County Sheriff

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 25, 2014

Incumbent Sheriff Jeff Mann will face former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones in the July 22 runoff for DeKalb County Sheriff. sent both candidates questions about the runoff. Only Mann responded. We will update this post with Jones’ answers when he responds.  Jeff Mann, incumbent 1. What do you think helped you make it […]

Heere’s Vernon – Mann, Jones in runoff

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2014

This story has been updated.  The July 22 runoff in the DeKalb Sheriff’s race will be a fun one to watch. Incumbent Jeff Mann received 39.86 percent of the vote, not enough to avoid a runoff. His opponent? Former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones, who received 22.25 percent of the vote. The previous sheriff, Tom […]

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