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Cobb County, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Cobb Sheriff Craig Owens on detention center, 287(g) and 'home run' hires

In a wide-ranging interview with the Marietta Daily Journal, Cobb Sheriff Craig Owens discussed his top priorities, the county detention center, his decision to end the office’s collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and more. Owens, a Democrat and former major at the Cobb County Police Department, took office...
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Craig Owens’ D.R.U.G.S. are teasing a new album

Following the release of standalone 2020 single King I Am, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows – aka D.R.U.G.S. – have announced that album number two is ​“on the way”. The Craig Owens-fronted group dropped their self-titled debut a decade ago now, with the frontman seemingly reviving the project only last year following their split in 2012. Now, sharing a photo recording vocals in the studio, it looks as though the band are well and truly back.
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Sheriff Craig Owens

I’ve read several Letters to the Editor praising the new sheriff’s dropping the county’s relationship with ICE (287(g)). Most of the letters refer to the fear of “undocumented aliens,” or better put illegal aliens, being sent back to their home country. They make it sound like the Sheriff’s department was going into the neighborhoods rounding up immigrants and sending them back in a modern day trail of tears.
Cobb County, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Sheriff Craig Owens and 287(g)

Cobb County Sheriff Craig Owens appears to have brought his cleaning supplies to the Department and Detention Center for a long overdue disinfecting. Owens’ organizational skills and an experienced team are a critical change for the Department that had grown tired, entrenched and long in tooth. Swept out is the...
Cobb County, GAMarietta Daily Journal

Celebrating Black History Month: Craig Owens

EDITOR’S NOTE: To recognize Black History Month, the MDJ asked 20 community leaders how they will celebrate and what BHM means to them. Today we feature Craig Owens, elected in November as Cobb County’s first Black sheriff. When asked what Black History Month means to him, Owens invoked his grandmothers....
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Craig Owens describes his 100-day plan

Recently sworn-in Cobb County Sheriff Craig Owens has an ambitious plan to revitalize the sheriff’s office and Cobb County Adult Detention Center. Owens held a press conference at the sheriff’s office last week, where he announced his “100-day plan of action.”. The sheriff said there were numerous departmental problems. Some...
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Craig Owens sworn in as Cobb County Sheriff

Craig Owens was sworn in as Cobb County sheriff, a historic landmark since Owens became the first Black sheriff in the 189-year history of the county. The oath of office was administered by Cobb County State Court Chief Judge Carl Bowers, and was accompanied by the swearing-in of long-time deputy Rhonda Anderson as Chief Deputy Sheriff.