Safety Reports

The following crime reports are for weeks 32 and 33 of 2009, and are gleaned from our total APD Zone 6 reports, with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with news from all over the Zone as it applies to us. These reports are not meant to scare anyone, but simply to make ...

Thanx to Ken Gillett, our city parks manager, for responding so quickly to erase this disgusting act of vandalism on the stone marker at the entrance.

Thanx to a posting by Tom Manning on the vhlist – there is an easy way to i.d. found dogs if they have a collar tag. Go to http://www.petdata.com/cs/ful/ Follow the instructions for entering the tag # and it will bring up the owner’s name and phone number.

This has been set for September 22nd at the Inman School – make plans to attend. There are some potential board openings and I encourage a lot of folks to run for these seats. Contact President Pam Papner at ppapner@earthlink.net to place your name on the ballot.

Keep in mind that 10th Street will be closed August 28, 29 and 30 for this race. This event is being planned under Piedmont Park Class B rules – which will involve the usual VaHi streets being closed off to non-residents for Saturday, the 29th. Plan that weekend accordingly. There will be ...

I am sure most of you have noticed that this stadium is undergoing renovations and the entire stadium area is closed off. Please observe and respect the “No Trespassing” signs, as there are safety risks involved, so this is not an open exercise area now. APS has given warning that APD will be ...

This is an extremely dangerous street for pedestrian crossing – so please use extreme caution here. The following is a report from Major Calvin Moss of APD Special Operations – “On Wednesday, August 12, Zone 6 responded to an adult male pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Monroe and Dutch Valley Road shortly after ...

According to AJC research of APD statistics – we are number 15 on the list of the top 20 City of Atlanta neighborhoods with the most reported crime incidents so far in 2009. We are on this list almost solely due to the large number of “larceny from vehicle” reports. Though many of the victims are ...

As your neighborhood public safety chair, I wish to extend a huge and heartfelt thank you to all the folks who gave us yet another successful community get-together. Yeah, I know it was hot and humid – it’s August in Atlanta – but at least we did not have a pop-up rainstorm. Thank goodness, because ...

For those of you who wonder about the safety in our area’s public schools, Abby Martin has a well-written first-hand testimonial on the Virginia Highland Morningside Parents Association message board. Read it at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vhmpa_eblast/message/37725 Our public schools, along with our total community, are successful only through citizen involvement.

A new session of this eye-opening training class is forming now to start Tuesday evening, August 18th, and continuing for at least 10 weeks. This is a real hands-on experience to find out what our APD officers face every time they go on duty. I have the applications – safety@vahi.org

Details are still being worked out for this major event that will close off Tenth Street between Piedmont and Monroe for three days on August 28, 29 and 30. This event is expected to draw 49,000 spectators, and is being planned under Piedmont Park’s Class B regulations. There is to be a presentation of all ...

Thanx to Jenifer Keenan for leading neighborhood involvement in redevelopment plans at this important intersection. Read a good story about this at http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf/2009/08/05/beltline-proposal-near-piedmont-park-prompts-concerns-about-density/

The tapes of the first session of this informative mayoral forum are now available for your viewing at this website – www.campaignforatlanta.com click on Forum Videos, then click on the youtube logo on each box for viewing. These sessions are serious in-depth interviews with the 4 major mayoral candidates and should be studied with how ...

The following section of crime reports is gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with reports from all around our Zone as they apply to us. These are not meant to scare anyone, but to let you know what happens around us everyday, and to let you ...

Share