“Today, young people are told that the police are to be feared, avoided or ignored,” said Detective Ty Dennis, a 40-year-old former professional basketball player and 15-year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department. “But when we share our own humanity, we break down the barriers that keep us from getting our message heard.” Be a part of the next conversation at Clippers and Cops on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Styles of the NILE Barbershop and Salon (374 Cleveland Ave SW). #AtlantaPolice #APDCares #CommunityPolicing
APD ARREST: Atlanta Police Department Zone 3 (southeast Atlanta) officers arrested a convicted felon in Pittman Park after spotting a car involved in a shots fired incident on July 11, 2019 at 2670 Campbellton Rd SW in southwest Atlanta. On Sunday, July 14, 2019, officers were provided a lookout for a gray Dodge Charger and located the vehicle traveling southbound on McDaniel Street. Officers conducted a traffic stop at 950 Garibaldi Street and smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the inside of the vehicle. Upon searching the vehicle belonging to 41-year-old Michael Hanson, officers recovered around 1.2 pounds of marijuana, 6.5 grams of cocaine, manufactured THC oil, scales and a handgun with an extended clip. Hanson was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine and Marijuana with the intent to Distribute, Possession of Manufactured THC Oil, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. The APD Gun Assault Unit continues to investigate the July 11 shots fired incident and additional charges are pending. Thank you to our officers for their diligence in making the Zone 3 community safer for all. #WeCatchBadGuys
JOIN THE ELITE APD: Looking for an exciting career in law enforcement? The Atlanta Police Department is hiring police officers with competitive benefits and pay starting at $48,500. Come to our recruiting event on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the City of Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters (226 Peachtree Street SW) to learn more about becoming an APD officer and a chance to meet with recruiters. Visit https://buff.ly/2SgF3l1 for more information. #AtlantaPolice #APDProud #MySafeATL
Been waiting over an hour for y’all to show up to our car accident scene! It should NOT take this long!
APD Is it against the law to ride scooters on the sidewalk, without helmets, 2 on a scooter, using a cell phone etc with fines or is it just a suggestion. Asking for a friend.