John Mullin joined Forsyth County government as Code Compliance and Animal Services director on June 23. Mullin brings over 20 years of law enforcement experience.
“John comes to the county with a vast criminal justice background and is well respected by his peers,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. “We look forward to working with John in these roles and utilizing his experience.”
Mullin began his law enforcement career in 1997 as a member of the Fulton County Police Department. He joined the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2006 as one of its original 86 officers.
His assignments have included district commander, commander over the criminal investigation division, internal affairs, special operations and administration.
Mullin holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University. He also graduated from the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and the Senior Management Institute for Police. Mullin was a member of the 25th GILEE delegation, or Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange, to Israel.
Forsyth County Code Compliance and Animal Services preserves and improves the quality of life of Forsyth County residents through providing a safe, healthy and clean environment.