Jeffrey Mann set to take helm as DeKalb’s interim sheriff
L-R: Thomas Brown and Jeffrey Mann
Thomas Brown says he’s moving into full swing with his bid for Congress. He’s hosting a grand opening for his campaign headquarters on Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 3728 Lawrenceville Highway in Tucker.
DeKalb County will get a new interim sheriff in early March when Jeffrey Mann leaves his position as the Sheriff’s Office chief deputy to replace Brown, his long-time boss and mentor.
The transition will mark the first time in 14 years the
Brown, who has served as sheriff since 2001 and has been a public servant for 28 years, is resigning to run for the Fourth Congressional District seat now held by Hank Johnson, who was elected to Congress in 2007 and is in his fourth term in office. Johnson said he will seek re-election. Both candidates are Democrats.
“We’re very excited about the grand opening. People will be able to pick up yard signs and sign up to