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Atlanta Ends "Don't Run" from Police Campaign

May 14, 2015
“To me it seems like we are saying people are doing something wrong by running,” said Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms at the public safety committee meeting Tuesday. “One of the things I will always teach my children is that they have the right to run. It may be ill advised but the issue is not with them exercising their rights but the response to them exercising their rights.

DEA, Atlanta PD Make $8 Million Drug Bust

May 8, 2015

The DEA says a raid on that home yielded 14 kilograms of heroin that was wrapped up and made to look like Mexican candy. The DEA says investigators also found 50 kilograms of meth in liquid form. More Here.

Video: DEA, Atlanta PD Make $8 Million Drug Bust

May 8, 2015
The DEA says a raid on that home yielded 14 kilograms of heroin that was wrapped up and made to look like Mexican candy. The DEA says investigators also found 50 kilograms of meth in liquid form.

In-Custody Suspect Fires at Atlanta Officers from Back of Patrol Car

May 1, 2015

“Shortly after that, that individual opened fire with a handgun or with a weapon firing at least twice at the officers. The officers retreated and opened fire,” said Maj. Darin Schierbaum with the Atlanta Police Department. More Here.

Video: In-Custody Suspect Fires at Atlanta Officers from Back of Patrol Car

May 1, 2015
“Shortly after that, that individual opened fire with a handgun or with a weapon firing at least twice at the officers. The officers retreated and opened fire,” said Maj. Darin Schierbaum with the Atlanta Police Department.

Atlanta S.W.A.T. Procures Dead Air Armament Suppressors

April 16, 2015
Dead Air Armament, the silent suppressor company distributed through BPI Outdoors, announced that the Dead Air 7.62 Sandman-L suppressors are part of a contract for Bergara rifles ordered by the Atlanta Police Department S.W.A.T. Unit.

Edge360 and CNL Software Partnership Offers Enhanced Situational Awareness for Law Enforcement

April 7, 2015
CNL Software, known for its Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, announced today that Value Added Distributor Edge360 has integrated its Search360 with IPSecurityCenter PSIM to offer enhanced situational awareness for law enforcement.

Atlanta PD Produces "Happy" Video

March 23, 2015

The Atlanta Police Department's version of the video for Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" was produced by the Public Affairs Unit. The video features both sworn and civilian APD employees from various units/sections/divisions across the city.

Atlanta Officer Charged with Murder After Capture at Airport

September 2, 2014
"He took her to a secluded area to do the crime and then, after killing her, used some kind of fuel to light her body on fire," said Hapeville police Detective Stephen Cushing.

Campus Detective Stabbed, Atlanta Officer Shoots Attacker

August 29, 2014

A Georgia State University detective was stabbed with a butcher knife and his attacker was shot by an Atlanta patrol officer Wednesday. The incident occurred in a downtown Atlanta park. More Here.

Video: Campus Detective Stabbed, Atlanta Officer Shoots Attacker

August 29, 2014
A Georgia State University detective was stabbed with a butcher knife and his attacker was shot by an Atlanta patrol officer Wednesday. The incident occurred in a downtown Atlanta park.

Atlanta Officer Shot at Off-Duty Job

November 11, 2013
While working an approved off-duty job at 1572 Hardee Street, Officer Christopher L. Smith encountered an armed individual.

Off-Duty Security Guard Shoots Waffle House Robber

July 29, 2013
An off-duty security guard eating a meal with an off-duty Atlanta Police officer shot an armed man attempting to rob a Union City Waffle House Monday morning.

Atlanta Police Launch Path Force Unit for Trail Loop

July 26, 2013
The Atlanta Police Department on Friday unveiled the Path Force Unit, a special unit of 15 mostly bicycle patrol officers to patrol the Beltline, a 22-mile loop of bicycle and pedestrian trails.

Atlanta PD Transitions to Glock Pistols

July 19, 2013
The agency ordered 2,300 Glock 22 Gen4 pistols for a department-wide transition to Glock firearms. SWAT officers will get the Glock 21 in .45 ACP.

Atlanta Police: Citation Revenue Will Fund Pay Raises

June 27, 2013
An internal Atlanta Police Department email made public by WSB informed officers that traffic ticket money would pay for future pay raises.

Atlanta's Street Gangs Emerged from Projects

June 7, 2013
Two street gangs in particular—the International Robbing Crew, one of the more violent in Atlanta's history, and 30 Deep, currently one of the city's most criminally prolific—have come to prove that Atlanta gangs are now different creatures.

Reese Witherspoon To Ga. Cop: 'Do You Know My Name?'

April 22, 2013
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon told an Atlanta Police officer he would "find out who I am" and appear on national news for arresting her husband for drunk driving.

Atlanta Cop Struck Suspect with Service Weapon

January 28, 2013
An Atlanta Police officer rushing to the aid of a fellow officer who had been shot in the face said he struck the suspect with his service pistol because he feared for his life.

Thousands Attend Atlanta Officers' Memorials

November 12, 2012
Two Atlanta Police officers were remembered for their love of flying and devotion to their families during memorial services on Friday and Saturday.
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