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San Francisco Roasting Company Hosts Coffee with a Cop

March 13, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8th, residents were treated to lively discussion with representatives from the Atlanta Police Department. Deputy Chief Tim Quiller, Community Services Division Commander and Major Marisha Shepherd, Community Oriented Policing Section Commander, were joined by Majors Timothy Peek and James Shaw who command Zone 6 and Zone 2 respectively. Also represented were the…

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70% Approval Rate for Monroe Road Diet at Renew Atlanta Meeting

March 1, 2017

Submit Comments Online To Show Your Support for The Road Diet by Jenifer Keenan, President of VHCA “My daughter would not have died if there had been a road diet on Monroe.”  Those were the sobering words from the father of Alexa Hyneman, the Grady student who was killed in February 2016 when she was…

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Promote Safety on Your Street: Be a Street Lead!

January 30, 2017

By Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Safety Chair There has lately been rising anxiety in our neighborhood about crime. Much as we depend on the efforts of our police and FBAC, there is a third component to make us all safer. Awareness It is a point worth making that crime around the neighborhood might be less likely…

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Safety Camera Update

December 12, 2016

By Sterling Eaves, VHCA Safety Committee Member The 2016-17 VHCA board has made safety a priority and last month, a meeting with Board and Safety Committee members, the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF), and Atlanta Police Department (APD) occurred to discuss the status of video camera installation in our neighborhood. Law enforcement is greatly aided in…

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Safety Subjects: Virginia-Highland Security Patrol

November 3, 2016

By Kay Stephenson, VHCA Vice President and Safety Committee Member Do you know about our neighborhood patrol also known as Fight Back Against Crime (FBAC)? This member-supported private security patrol was established over 25 years ago and is one of the longest running neighborhood patrols in the city. Staffed by off-duty Atlanta Police Department officers…

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