Cobb County

Power restored to metro Atlanta jail after multi-day outage, officials say

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Power has been restored to the Cobb County Jail after a multi-day outage, officials said Tuesday morning.

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On Sunday, a section of the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office’s Adult Detention Center experienced a power outage due to a water leak.

As of Monday, power had not been restored.


The sheriff’s office provided additional staff to ensure the health of the 600 prisoners, officials said.

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Staff also provided additional necessities such as additional ice, water and provided extra safety and security checks during the outage.