Department of Corrections Command Staff

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 NEW CHIEF LABAT PHOTO
Chief Patrick L. Labat

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.                                                                
                                                                                             
Detention Division
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.

Facility Commander

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.

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