Posts tagged with "Atlanta Police Department"

UPDATE: Police arrest man accused of making anti-gay threats in East Atlanta Village

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 20, 2016

A man has been arrested and is accused of making threats against the gay community via messages written on credit card receipts in the East Atlanta Village Project Q Atlanta reports that police have arrested Joshua Magnussen. He is accused of making terroristic threats. Police also confirmed the arrest to Decaturish. To read the Project Q […]

(UPDATE) Police dispute report of pedestrian hit at College Avenue and Howard Street in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 2, 2016

A local media outlet reported that pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Howard Street and College Avenue in Kirkwood, but the Atlanta Police Department has said that is not the case. CBS Atlanta first reported the incident, but misidentified the location as Decatur. CBS said the victim was transported to the […]

Atlanta Police Department creates Twitter account for horse

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 16, 2015

The Atlanta Police Department has created a Twitter account for Smokey, a horse in the Mounted Patrol Unit. The Department announced the new account as part of a press release demonstrating how APD has increased its social media presence. “Citizens are encouraged to follow Smokey (@APDSmokey) and hear from the horse’s mouth about patrolling beats […]

More cops – Atlanta to swear in 28 new officers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2014

Atlanta will soon swear in Police Academy class No. 235, adding 28 officers to the city’s ranks. The Atlanta Police Department will hold a swearing in ceremony on April 10 at the Atlanta Police Training Academy, located at 180 Southside Ind., Pkwy. The swearing in ceremony begins at 2:30 pm. “Twenty-six male and two female officers […]

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