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The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of Reserve Sergeant Mike Frey.  Sgt. Frey was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday, June 4, 2017.  The sergeant was part of a two-person team on motorcycles providing the escort for a funeral procession in Braselton, Georgia.  According to the paramedics, Sgt. Frey was killed instantly when the driver of pickup truck made a left turn in front of him. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident. Sgt. Frey was days shy of marking his 28th anniversary with the FCSO Reserve Unit.  During his almost 3 decades with the Reserve Unit, he served in numerous capacities.  At the time of his death, the sergeant was the leader of the Reserve’s Motorcycle Unit.  He loved motorcycles and owned several over the years. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit is a branch of volunteer deputies who are certified law enforcement officers […]

Sergeant William Michael Frey, a veteran Motor Officer with nearly 28 years of service with the Fulton County (GA) Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit, was killed on June 4, 2017, while providing a funeral escort in Braselton, Georgia.  Sgt. Frey, affectionately known as Mike, retired from a full-time career with the US Postal Service and leaves behind a wife and a host of family members.  He was a loyal friend to many members of our unit and we will miss him dearly.  Mike had a great passion for motorcycle riding, and we were fortunate he chose to share his skill and volunteer service with us.  Sgt. Frey served as the leader of our Reserve Motor Unit for several years and was also very active member of the Law Enforcement Division’s Transfer Unit.  His passing is a great loss to his family and friends, our Reserve family, our agency and our community.  We offer our sincerest […]

  On April 8, 2017, the Reserve Unit’s Administrative Division launched a focused pilot to test a new electronic collaboration application.  This application is called BAND. BAND is an Android and iOS app that makes it easy to connect to a group’s coworkers securely. Furthermore, BAND allows voting using group polls, group messaging, the ability to create photo albums and a shared calendar with events relevant to the organization. BAND’s core features are Board, Chat, Calendar, and Album. Main communications happen on the Board, where postings and comments are posted. Key functions of each feature are: Board: Members can create a post and leave comments. Multiple attachments can be included in a post, including photos, videos, files, location, poll, and event. Chat: Like messenger apps, Chat feature allows for chatting with entire group members, select few, or one-on-one. Chat is used for immediate conversations that have non-specific topics. Calendar: On […]

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 several deputies of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit were honored during its Annual Reserve Recognition Dinner.  The dinner was held at the Hudson Grill Midtown, starting at 7 PM. Major David Adcock, the MC (master of ceremony) for the evening, welcomed all to this special annual event.  His audience consisted of members of the Command Staff, namely Sheriff Ted Jackson, Chief Deputy Jimmy Carter and Lt. Colonel Maria McKee; Divisional staff members; retirees and reservists. Major Adcock presented a review of some of the major highlights from 2016 and discussed some plans growing the Reserve Branch in 2017.  The 2016 highlights are as follows: 171 active Reserve Branch members 23,623 hours of service provided by Reserve Unit members to the citizens of Fulton County at no cost Nearly $500,000.00 in savings for Fulton County After the swearing in ceremony, Major Adcock presented the […]

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Reserve Unit is partnering with Amazon to provide online shoppers using its site, the ability to contribute to the financial welfare of the Reserve organization. Amazon calls this noteworthy initiative Smile.Amazon. All funds collected through this initiative will be used to buy administrative and training equipment and materials and to cover operational expenses. These expenses include Information Technology (IT) costs to manage the Reserve Unit’s website and its online reporting portal. What is Smile.Amazon? Smile.Amazon is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on The difference is that when customers shop on Smile.Amazon (, the Smile.Amazon Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Have we have piqued your curiosity? If so, here’s how you can help: 1. Use the customized […]

  Each year, deputies of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit provide law enforcement coverage for a host of civic activities during the course of the year.  Historically, our deputies provide security, escort and/or traffic control duties while working the following special events: Martin Luther King Parade, Old Savior’s Day Motorcade, Black History Month Parade, Atlanta Zoo Beastly Feast, NPU-Q Annual 5K Run, Juneteenth Parade, Summerhill Parade, 4th of July Fireworks at Lenox Square, Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Homeless Initiative, Pittsburgh Community Parade, FirED Up 5K Run, Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Annual Youth H.Y.P.E. Conference, Morris Brown Homecoming Parade, Clark Atlanta/Morehouse Homecoming Parade, Christmas Kwanzaa Parade, AFD 16 Holiday Community Party, Party for Special Citizens, and Helping Hands International