Director Amanda Pritchett has served the City of Atlanta for more than three years in several capacities. Pritchett had most recently served as the Deputy Chief of the Atlanta Department of Corrections overseeing the Administrative Services Division. In her role as Deputy Chief, she was instrumental in the operations of the city’s emergency warming centers and other emergency management incidents, in collaboration with other city departments. Her commitment to public service began as a patrol officer in Henry County nearly 16 years ago. Director Pritchett has a diverse and exceptional professional experience in many facets of public safety to include policing, investigations, emergency management, corrections, and leadership.
Director Pritchett holds a Master of Education degree and is currently seeking a Doctor of Psychology degree with a concentration in justice studies. In 2019, she was appointed as the Director of the Communications/E911 Section. The mission of the Communications/E911 Section is committed to exceptional emergency communications through technology, training, and professionalism. Director Pritchett aims to elevate the service for all citizens, visitors and public safety personnel in the City of Atlanta.