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The Marshal

marshal_antonio_johnsonAntonio Johnson is the Fulton County Marshal and enforces the orders, writs and precepts of the State and Magistrate Courts of Fulton County, and other courts of component judicial authority. The department is also responsible for Civil Processes, Evictions, Criminal Warrants and Executive Administration.

It is his responsibility to protect the peace in the County by enforcing traffic laws, arresting violators of the law and enforcing federal, state and local laws and ordinances. He manages a $5.7 million budget and 73 employees.

He was appointed by the Fulton County State Court Judges on March 21, 2007.

Marshal Johnson previously served as Commander of the Protective Measures Unit, Administrative Division as well as the Court Services Division for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office. In his role as Protective Measures Commander, he was responsible for countermeasures against threats against dignitaries and public officials. He commanded the Court Services Division and managed the Administrative Operation, which included an $83 million budget. Additionally, he served as a jailer, senior noncommissioned officer and a First Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force Reserves Security Forces Squadron, and retired after 21 years of military service.

Marshal Johnson holds an associate’s degree in Electronics from Devry University in Atlanta, Georgia, an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Air University (U.S. Air Force) and a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from American Military University.


Annual Reports

To download the Fulton County Marshal's Department Annual Reports, follow the links below:

2009         PDF   (4.1 Mb)
2010         PDF   (16.5 Mb)
2011         PDF   (9.7 Mb)
2012         PDF   (15.3 Mb)
2013         PDF   (6.9 Mb)
2014         PDF   (3.5 Mb)
2015         PDF   (1.9 Mb)
2016         PDF   (5.7 Mb)


Honor Guard

The Fulton County Marshal's Department Honor Guard is a ceremonial unit comprised of volunteers from various divisions who are highly motivated and maintain exceptionally high standards of appearance and conduct.

FCMD Honor Guard

The primary role of our Honor Guard is to provide funeral honors for fallen comrades.  They also serve as the "guardians of the colors" by displaying and escorting the national flag on ceremonial occasions at official state functions. Since their inception, our Honor Guard has participated in several memorial services and opening ceremonies at the Atlanta Falcons and  Atlanta Hawks games.

Officer Down Memorial Page  


Public Information Officer

The Public Information Officer (PIO) is responsible for communicating with the public, media, and/or coordinating with other agencies, as necessary, with incident related information requirements. The PIO is also responsible for developing and releasing information about  an incident to the news media, incident personnel, and other appropriate agencies and organizations. powell f  
Chief Deputy
F. Powell