Sheriff’s Office Closing Starting Tuesday December 22, Until January 4, 2021

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Sheriff’s will close starting Tuesday, December 22, until Monday, January 4, 2021. 

You will still be able to renew pistol permits on our website at http://www.dekalbcountysheriff.org (Click on pistol permits). 

For jail related needs or reports please call our dispatch at (256)-845-3801 and your call will be routed to the appropriate person. 

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: “Sometimes decisions made are not the easiest ones, but you have to make sure they are the Right ones.  With the safety and health issues we are faced with in today’s time, it is more important than ever to make sure the proper decisions are made.  This not only protects our family at DCSO, but it very well may protect yours.  I pray for healing among all families, and together we WILL more forward.  I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and let’s remember the TRUE meaning!”

“God Bless!” Concluded Sheriff Welden.

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