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 »

Self-Storage Burglary in Dunwoody

From the Dunwoody Police:

On July 9, 2019 between 6:30PM and 7:45PM, two suspects forcefully entered approximately 20 interior storage units from the Public Storage facility located at 4340 Dunwoody Park South in Dunwoody and removed several items. Thanks to our detectives, a suspect was quickly identified and warrants were obtained for his arrest.

I wanted to leave you all with some safety tips for those of you that may have property at a self-storage facility:

Take an inventory of items in the storage unit. Read More »

Entering Autos at Swim and Tennis Clubs

From the Dunwoody Police Department on 7/5/19

Two vehicles were broken into yesterday at a Swim & Tennis Club in Dunwoody. Bags containing personal property and personal information as well as electronics were stolen from both vehicles. 

As you and the residents in your communities visit the Swim & Tennis Clubs this summer, please remember to leave all bags and valuables home in a safe place or hide them in the trunk of your vehicles – out of site.… Read More »

A note from the police regarding recent burglaries in Dunwoody North

On June 25, 2019 at approximately 10:12AM, the pictured vehicle was involved in a residential burglary that occurred on Brookhurst Drive in Dunwoody.

I’ve also included a YouTube link of the vehicle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GReR7-3f-CE 

If you have any information regarding this vehicle or suspects, please contact Det. Maldonado at 678-382-6914 or jesus.maldonado@dunwoodyga.gov or submit an ANONYMOUS TIP at http://bit.ly/DPD_Submit_a_TipRead More »

How late can you shoot fireworks?

As we approach the Fourth of July holiday, please be sure that the residents and visitors in your communities are complying with the law regarding discharging of fireworks. Last night, officers were dispatched to an apartment community where fireworks were being set off well into 3:00 in the morning. Officers were able to locate the individuals and subsequently arrested them on drug charges.… Read More »

Kids, Cell Phones and the Internet: A Tangled Web

This seminar is for parents to understand the importance of online safety for children and teens. The seminar will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb County Public Library – Dunwoody Branch located at 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338. This event is free but space is limited and registration is required.… Read More »

Dunwoody PD launches the ‘Neighbors’ app by Ring

The Dunwoody Police Department is now on the ‘Neighbors’ app by Ring! We are the first law enforcement agency in the state of Georgia to join and begin use of the ‘Neighbors’ app by Ring (available via iOS/Android here: https://download.ring.com/dunwoody) to provide the Dunwoody community with real-time local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching package thieves, stopping burglaries, and keeping neighborhoods safe.… Read More »