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Decatur, GA

Located 18 miles northeast of Atlanta, Decatur is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia. Just over 20,000 people call the city home, though multiple zip codes of unincorporated Dekalb County communities are labeled Decatur, making it appear larger than it is.

DECATUR COURTHOUSES

Decatur Municipal Court
420 W. Trinity Place
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 553-6655

The municipal court holds first appearance and preliminary hearings for felony and misdemeanor charges to determine if probable cause exists to bind the case over to superior or state court of DeKalb County. The municipal court holds trials for traffic charges, some misdemeanors, city ordinance and parking violations that occur within the city limits of Decatur. The judges can assign fines and incarceration if the person is found guilty.

Dekalb Magistrate Court

556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030-3356
(404) 371-2261

State Court of Dekalb County

556 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 371-2261

The State Court was created by the acts of the Legislature of 1951, as amended. The State Court became a Constitutional Court in 1983, and has jurisdiction within the territorial limits of DeKalb County.

Dekalb County Juvenile Court

4309 Memorial Drive
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 294-2700

  • Encompasses five floors and 110, 000 gross square feet
  • Features five courtrooms and one shell courtroom for future growth
  • Includes administrative offices for Court Services, Probation Division, Child Advocacy Department, Public Defenders, District Attorney and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program
  • Features several public waiting areas, six program and training rooms and twenty-seven detainee holding areas
  • Complies fully with the accessibility guidelines established by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Juvenile Justice Center is A Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (L.E.E.D.) Silver Certified

Dekalb County Superior Court

556 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, Georgia 30030
(404) 371-4901

To provide an independent, accessible and responsive forum for the just resolution of legal disputes and criminal matters in a manner that preserves the rule of law and protects the rights of all parties. To act expeditiously in a manner that instills public trust and confidence that the Superior Court operates fairly, efficiently and effectively.

DECATUR DMV’S

Registration & Title Office

4380 Memorial Drive Suite 100
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 298-4000

Driver License Office

2801 Candler Road Suite 82
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 244-2178

Registration & Title Office

2801 Candler Road Ste 66
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 298-4000

DECATUR POLICE DEPARTMENTS

Decatur Police Department

420 West Trinity Place
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-6551

The Decatur Police Department provides police protection services through programs of proactive patrolling, crime prevention and investigation. Employees of this department also provide information and general assistance to the public, special emergency services in hazardous materials incidents, extreme weather conditions, and similar emergencies, and assistance to emergency medical service personnel when requested.

DECATUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Decatur Fire Department

Fire Station 1
230 E. Trinity Place
Decatur, GA 30030

Fire Station 2
356 W. Hill Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Tel: (404) 373-5092

The Fire Department provides fire protection services, promotes fire prevention, and enforces the city’s fire codes. The department has an Insurance Services Office (ISO) Protection Class 2 rating, which allows Decatur residents and businesses to receive lower insurance premiums.

All Decatur firefighters are certified by the Georgia Fire Fighter Standards and Training Council. All new personnel attends the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia, for training and certification. Annually Decatur firefighters receive an average of 309 hours of training in many related fields.

The department emphasizes fire prevention and education and conducts classes for schools, high-rise residential homes, business groups, civic groups, and childcare providers.

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DECATUR LIBRARIES

Dekalb County Library System – Decatur Library

215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-3070

The DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) is the public library system of DeKalb County, Georgia in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The library system headquarters are at the Darro C. Willey Administrative Offices in Decatur.

Its collection includes over 850,000 books and over 19,000 downloadable e-books; collections of over 400 magazines, academic and scientific journals, and newspapers; and audiovisual materials including videotapes, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. Library patrons can also access a variety of databases and online references through the GALILEO (Georgia Library Learning Online) system. The library currently operates 22 branches located throughout the county, with the construction of two additional branches planned.

DECATUR HOSPITALS

Emory Decatur Hospital

2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 501-1000

DeKalb Medical is now part of Emory Healthcare – Georgia’s most comprehensive academic health system. For you, this means even stronger, more accessible, high-quality care. Our goal is to be a true health and wellness partner to the members of our community. Our physicians and staff are committed to walking with each patient throughout their healthcare journey. Whether it’s a serious medical procedure, on-going treatment or the pursuit of wellness, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality healthcare through our three campuses – Emory Decatur HospitalEmory Hillandale Hospital and Emory Long-Term Acute Care – and our physician practices. We offer a wide range of specialties and services, including cancer care, heartburn solutions, maternity services, orthopedics, and weight loss surgery. For more than 50 years we have steadfastly worked to earn our patients’ trust through an uncompromising commitment to quality which continues today.

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