DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The DeKalb County Police Department has hired Michaela Vincent as a public information officer.

Vincent will oversee writing and distributing news releases, as well as handling media inquiries and requests.

Vincent brings more than 15 years of media experience to the department having spent time at CNN, KLFY-TV 10 in Lafayette, La., and the American Press newspaper. 

A native of Lake Charles, La., Vincent received her bachelor’s degree in TV journalism from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Womanhood Ministry Board at Antioch Baptist Church North, where she is a member.

A resident of DeKalb County, Vincent enjoys volunteering and spending time with family and friends, including her dog, Kajun.

Vincent joins the DeKalb County Police Department public information office which includes one sworn police officer.

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