Departmental News

Narcan, an opioid antidote, administered through a non-invasive nasal spray, will now be supplied to all supervising officers of the Decatur Police Department. Decatur is one of the first law enforcement agencies in the state to implement the training and certified usage of a fast-acting narcotic...

Decatur Fire and Rescue Firefighter Cody Beasley’s family experienced a huge loss when a structure fire destroyed their home and its contents. Firehouse Subs has offered to give the Beasley family 20% of the proceeds from sales on August 21st, 5-9pm @ both the Decatur and...

Operation Sweet Treat In the eyes of Officer Heather Atchley of the Decatur Police Department, fewer things are sweeter than helmet safety and ice cream on a hot summer’s day. Officer Atchley’s Project Sweet Treat began as a response to the risk posed by children riding bikes...

Decatur City Employee's Are Our Greatest Assets Happy Anniversary! Name Dept/Title Years of Service Dan Lucas Parks and Recreation Dept - Tennis Supervisor 1 Patrick  Edmondson Police Dept - Police Officer 1 Jonathan Espino Police Dept - Police Officer 1 Andrew Justice Police Dept - Police Officer 1 Michael  Kent Police Dept - Police Officer 1 Peggy Mighty Youth Services Dept - Lead Programs Coord. 1 Marilyn  Ward Animal...

    Work Smarter, Not Harder.   Submitted by: Human Resources Director Richelle Sandlin "Work smarter, not harder." We've all heard it, and probably have said it a time or two. It's a philosophy we're working hard to implement across all the departments at the City of Decatur. "Smarter" means...

Decatur Parks and Recreation Point Mallard Park was in full summer swing in July. Visitors enjoyed a variety of outdoor activities as the rain decreased and the temperatures were on the rise. Spirit of America Festival July started out with a bang as the Spirit of America Festival...

  We hosted a meeting of the “Launch 2035” land use committee that is a regional group comprised of Limestone, Madison and Morgan County. The focus of this committee is on a multipurpose trail to be called  “Singing Trails”. It will eventually connect Calhoun Community College...

Submitted by: DFR Chief Tony Grande Decatur Fire and Rescue personnel are traveling to Ohio to perform a final inspection on a new fire engine for Decatur. The Sutphen fire engine is a custom-built apparatus designed to provide service  to our community over many years. DFR...