AtlantaPolice

  • Atlanta Police will no longer respond to some shoplifting calls

    ATLANTA – The Atlanta Chief of Police said her officers will no longer respond to shoplifting calls at stores in Buckhead. Erika Shields said staff shortages, in excess of 300 officers, has forced her to reevaluate how to deploy officers. In the affluent section north of downtown, Shields said,...
  • Marta motorcycle officer injured badly in crash

    This event occurred late Friday in the northwest area of Atlanta. The accident took place at the intersection of Fairburn Road and Thompson Drive. The officer was off duty but he was leading a funeral procession at that time. Atlanta Police John Chafee said,” The driver slammed into the...
  • Atlanta police officer fired after tourist is shot on street

    Documents show that an Atlanta police officer who shot a tourist who was in town to attend a motocross event at the Georgia Dome has been fired. WSB-TV reports ( http://2wsb.tv/2qAxtpH ) that it obtained documents that Sgt. Mathieu Cadeau was notified of the firing May 8. Authorities said...