Child Endangerment Victims Selling Door to Door in Dunwoody

Submitted by a Wyntercreek Resident:

I would like to make the community aware of recent happenings regarding children selling candy and magazines door to door in Wyntercreek the past few weeks. The children carry the items in large blue rectangular tubs with lids and sell door to door.

It’s quite a long story, but these children are victims of child endangerment.… Read More »

Is it Gunshots or Fireworks?

As we approach the 4th of July, prepare to ask yourself the question, “Is that gunshots or fireworks?” The sounds of gunshots and fireworks can be incredibly difficult to tell apart, and there’s really no one way to tell the difference. To the human ear, gunshots and fireworks sound very similar, and even police officers can have a hard time identifying between them.… Read More »

COVID-19 Scam Warning from the FCC

Good morning Dunwoody Neighborhood Watch Group,

Scammers are constantly adapting and the recent COVID-19 national emergency is no exception. The FCC has learned of a number of ways fraudsters are seeking to take advantage of consumers.

From fake testing kits and unproven cures to government imposter scams and work from home schemes, robocall scams are being updated to reflect the current crisis.… Read More »

Dunwoody PD is another step closer to having a K-9 unit

The Dunwoody Police Foundation announces the receipt of a donation of $11,500 from the Rotary Club of Dunwoody. The gift, comprised of funds from the Dunwoody Rotary Charitable Fund and individual donations from Rotarians, was made as a restricted gift to the Dunwoody Police Foundation through its Founders’ Campaign 2020. The Rotary club requested that funds be earmarked to help defray the cost of launching a K-9 Unit in the Dunwoody Police Department.… Read More »

Preventing Package Thefts

From the Dunwoody Police:

We often take reports for package thefts in our city. It’s important for us to understand that package theft is often a crime of opportunity which can be prevented at times. It frequently happens when home owners are not home and unable to bring packages into their home. These types of crimes may often be avoided by taking the certain steps to create visible and physical barriers to protect your property. … Read More »

Lockdown at Dunwoody Schools

From the Dunwoody Police:

This afternoon just before noon, officers responded to Peachford Hospital in reference to a patient that walked away from the hospital without being properly discharged. The patient was admitted to the hospital several days ago after making threats to “shoot up” schools. Due to the threats, DeKalb County School System has issued a lockdown at nearby schools as a precautionary measure.… Read More »

The K9 Grant Results Are In!

The results are in!

On October 23rd, we asked for your help in voting for Dunwoody Police in the 2019 Aftermath K9 Grant which would help us launch our new K9 Unit! The top 7 winners would win a grant totaling $16,500. Just as soon as we announced the grant, thousands of Dunwoody residents and supporters voted EVERYDAY to help us obtain the grant.… Read More »

See and Be Seen on Halloween

The See & Be Seen campaign is back! This campaign provides a safety tool to make children more visible the night of Halloween while trick-or-treating. Dunwoody Police Department hopes to bring children’s pedestrian safety to “light” by handing out flyers and special flashing reflectors which kids can clip onto a belt loop, a book bag or a costume to increase their visibility at night. … Read More »

NOW ENROLLING: Citizens’ Police Academy

This is your opportunity to participate in an up-close study of police operations!

The Dunwoody Police Department welcomes residents of Dunwoody, along with Dunwoody business owners, to attend this free program designed to give participants the opportunity to learn about various functions of police work through classroom lectures, training scenarios and off-site tours of partner locations, such as ChatComm 911.… Read More »

Dunwoody Police Foundation

A group of Dunwoody residents announces the formation of the Dunwoody Police Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization dedicated to improving Dunwoody policing by financially supporting the Dunwoody Police Department and its personnel. Led by board president Rick Holland, a 7-member board of directors began meeting in April 2019 to complete legal and business steps to make the foundation a reality.… Read More »

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Nixle Emergency Notification

Dunwoody Police Department has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.

Our agency will create and publish messages through the Nixle system. Nixle will then deliver this information to you instantly through text, email and web message. Notifications can also be accessed online at Nixle’s website at www.nixle.comRead More »