Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Midtown Neighborhood, Atlantic Station among the communities hosting events to help promote community safety, block by block.
The Midtown Neighborhood, Atlantic Station and communities across the nation will once again gather on Tuesday, August 7, for the 29th Annual National Night Out event. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnership and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. In recent years, NNO has grown to join more than 35 million people together in more than 13,000 neighborhoods across the country. This year’s City of Atlanta theme, "The More We Get Together, The Safer We’ll Be," promotes keeping communities safe, block by block. The …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Two of a reported five alleged suspects later arrested in Midtown neighborhood
According to the Atlanta Police Department, two men were arrested on armed robbery charges overnight in midtown after allegedly being a part of a larger group that had robbed a pair of juveniles in nearby Piedmont Park. APD Zone 5 officers responded to a pedestrian robbery call at the park around 11:45 p.m. After receiving a description of the suspects and a general direction they had fled in, a subsequent canvass of “the midtown neighborhood” resulted in two of the five suspects being apprehended. According to APD Officer Kim Jones, a further canvass of the area yielded a weapon that was used by the suspects. The gun was a type of pellet gun that looked like a "full sized semi auto 9mm or 40 cal pistol" wrote Officer Jones. The suspects, …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Public safety news from around Midtown and the Georgia Tech campus.
Midtown Blue is asking for the public’s help in locating an individual who is a person of interest in some laptop thefts in the Midtown area. His surveillance camera image is provided with this article. If you see the suspect in or around your office buildings, please call 911 then Midtown Blue at 404-817-0500. Midtown Blue is the 24/7 public safety force of off-duty police officers patrolling Midtown streets and sidewalks and augmenting Atlanta Police Department (APD) services for a safer environment. _______ APD has released more details in last week’s chase that resulted in some Midtown residents helping apprehend a suspect who was being pursued by police on foot. According to police reports, on Feb. 13, APD officers were conducting a …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Midtown Ponce Security Alliance news briefs including a peek at near-decade old photos of shady activity near 6th and Juniper.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Patch Staff
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Sgt. Bill Cooper, patrol manager of the Midtown Ponce Security Alliance (MPSA), will be conducting a non-working street light inventory this week. If you are aware of any street lights out, please report them to firstname.lastname@example.org to put on the list to report to Georgia Power and the city. PROBLEM PROPERTIES The city has passed a new ordinance in an effort to control problem properties. Under this new ordinance, owners of vacant properties must register their properties with the city so the owners of these properties will be known to Code Compliance if there are problems. See more about it here. If you know of a vacant residence in the neighborhood and are not sure it has been registered, contact the Office of Code Compliance at 404-330…