Safety Reports

As a result of months of meticulous planning – our Zone 6 changed boundary lines at 3 a.m. Tuesday – resulting in Amsterdam Avenue being the northern boundary of Zone 6, with our neighbors north of this street now being in Zone 2. At the same time Zone 6 welcomed much of the Old 4th ...

Great interview on how to protect ourselves from pedestrian robberies from Lieutenant Schierbaum of the COPS unit at Midtown Patch.

This meeting at 7 p.m. at the Hillside School (enter from Monroe Drive or Courtenay Drive) will feature a report from Loca Luna in Amsterdam Walk as to plans for addressing the many complaints from residents and businesses of the Amsterdam Avenue/Monroe Drive area as to noise, traffic, parking problems , etc. The other report will ...

Virginia Avenue Street Captain Pete Mounts and his friends have organized a neighborhood carol session at 8:30 on Thursday evening at the corner of Virginia and North Highland Avenues in the traffic island. “The Big Christmas Carol” gathering will serve several important purposes, along with generating holiday spirit, will serve as a benefit for Chris ...

Details of this new program are at http://www.atlantapd.org/911enhancements.aspx. The “household safety profile” is a great way to assist first responders to your home. Note that this report states that our 911 call center has handled over ONE MILLION such calls so far in 2011!!

The following reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for the 50th week of 2011, with emphasis on our Beat 603 (we are now Beat 601 as of 12/13) , but with news from around all of Zone 6 as it applies to us. Again, I state, these reports are not meant to ...

In light of the tragic abduction and subsequent death in suburban Canton recently of the seven year old child, Jorelys Rivera, I found this well written frank message to parents on the Sandy Springs Patch that I think all parents should read and heed. While on this same subject – our Zone 6 Officer Pat Apoian ...

The long talked about Beat Redesign program will take place city-wide next Tuesday 12/13. At this time our northern NPU “F” neighbors in Morningside, Piedmont Heights and Lindridge/Martin Manor will be in APD Zone 2 – with Amsterdam Avenue being the boundary between Zone 2 and Zone 6. Our Beat 603 now will be known ...

Thanks to Virginia Avenue resident Pete Mounts for organizing a Christmas Carol session on Thursday 12/22 in the traffic island at Virginia and North Highland Avenues at 8:30 p.m. “The Big Christmas Carol” session will serve several purposes, along with generating holiday spirit, in that it will be a benefit for Chris Kids as well ...

Tickets to this popular seasonal tour of VaHi homes will be available in front of the YWCA at 957 North Highland Avenue. Details of the tour at www.vahitourofhomes.org. Be a good neighbor and remind our tour visitors of the Clean Car Campaign – cleaned out cars won’t tempt thieves. There is a good video about ...

If you are curious as to what sort of services this valuable group provides – visit their website to see their recent activity report – Details as to joining are also on this same website.

In the last Safety Report I listed a wrong phone number for reporting street lite outages on wooden poles – the correct number is 1-888-891-0938. Burned out lites on metal poles get reported to public works at 404-330-6333. Make sure you have an exact location for the pole, as workers are dispatched in the daytime ...

The following reports are gleaned from our APD Zone 6 crime stats for the weeks 48 and 49, 2011, with emphasis on our Beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. Again, I state these reports are not meant to scare anyone, but to raise community awareness and alertness ...

The following reports are gleaned from our APD Zone 6 crimes stats for the weeks of 45, 46 and 47 of 2011, with emphasis on our VaHi Beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. Again, I repeat, these reports are not meant to scare anyone, but to ...

If you have a burned out street lite on your street or nearby – make a report and keep VaHi lit at nite. Burned out street lites on wood poles are to be reported to GA Power customer service at 1-888-660-5890 and make sure you either specify the street number the pole is closest ...

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