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  1. "Young At Heart"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tucker, GA

    I worked at DeKalb County Police Department full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great possibilities, if you are energetic. Don't worry about the politics

    Cons

    Officers will never get enough money to protect the public

    DeKalb County Police Department2018-10-18

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  1. "Master Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at DeKalb County Police Department full-time

    Pros

    One of the premier law enforcement departments in the Southeastern Regional. Competitive pay and great training department.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is a major downside. Very political, even at the line level. Too many in-groups, and disciplinary actions are not distributed equally.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to revisit old policies and update them. Also, create a liaison between line level employees and management to provide transparency in the system. Overall, great organization with a storied history.

    DeKalb County Police Department2016-03-01
  2. "Review"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at DeKalb County Police Department full-time

      Pros

      Travel time to work is minimum. While working for the department, I am not required to live in the jurisdiction that I serve.

      Cons

      The benefits are not the best and have been getting worse over the years. Due to the current state of affairs in Law Enforcement generally, I have seen a drop off in the staffing which is leaving every unit within the department short staffed, causing a multitude of problems.

      DeKalb County Police Department2017-10-25

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