Office of the Corrections Chief
Patrick L. Labat, Chief
The Office of the Chief is responsible for the overall operation and direction of the Atlanta City Detention Center. This office also ensures that the plan's objectives are proactive and consistent with the City of Atlanta's mission, vision and values. This division handles the agency Accreditation, internal investigations, inspections, information technology, media/community relations and FOR Atlanta.
Administrative Services Division
Diane Jones, Assistant Chief
This Division is responsible for administrative and support services for the department as a whole, including procurement, institutional food services, stores management, record management, budget and accounting, payroll, personal records and inmate accounts.
Vance Williams, Deputy Chief
This Division plans, directs and administers the overall security operations. This Division is also responsible for overseeing the Junior Corrections Leadership Academy.
Byron LeCounte, Major
The Division is responsible for the security and care of both persons arrested for crimes in the City and awaiting pretrial court proceedings or trial, and those persons convicted of ordinance and misdemeanor offenses and sentenced to serve time. The Division also provides a variety of inmate services and programs. The Detention Division is responsible for boarding federal detainee's awaiting pretrial court proceedings, trials, or sentencing in other jurisdictions.
Inmate Medical Services
Yvika Mitchell, Director of Nursing
The unit is responsible for providing medical, dental and mental health care to detainees. An estimated 70% of the detainees evidence substance abuse problems and 15% manifest a mental health disorder.