Cobb Police Chief Register appointed to Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council

Michael Register's wife Keisha pins his badge at swearing-in as Cobb County police chief -- photo by Larry Felton Johnson

Cobb Police Chief Michael Register was appointed to the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (POST) by Gov. Nathan Deal.

According to the POST website:

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It is the mission of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) to provide the citizens of Georgia with qualified, professionally trained, ethical and competent peace officers and criminal justice professionals.

The Georgia P.O.S.T. Council administers the regulatory process, sets the standards for training and certification, and provides essential technical assistance to the law enforcement community.

Register became the Cobb County police chief in June of 2017, after serving as head of the police department in Clayton County. He was in the U.S. Army Special Forces for 22 years and was involved in combat operations in Afghanistan.  He is working on his doctoral dissertation in in Policy, Terrorism and Mediation.

Cobb County Commission Chairman Michel Boyce told the Courier in an email, “This latest appointment confirms the wisdom of the Board last year in selecting Chief Register as the County Police Chief.”

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Larry Felton Johnson
Larry Felton Johnson is the editor and publisher of the Cobb County Courier. He holds a degree in journalism from Georgia State University and enjoys exploring the county's trail and greenway network when he isn't covering county government meetings and court proceedings.

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