Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan to retire

Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan will retire from the department he founded in 2009.


Dunwoody, GA – January 11, 2024 – Dunwoody City Manager Eric Linton announces the retirement of Police Chief Billy Grogan, effective June 1, 2024. Grogan has more than 41 years of law enforcement experience and is Dunwoody’s first and only police chief.… Read More »

Two teens arrested after multiple people injured in pellet gun shootings

SANDY SPRINGS, GA (February 23, 2022) – The Sandy Springs Police Department (SSPD) has made an arrest following an investigation of persons shooting a pellet gun at pedestrians from a moving vehicle.


Yesterday (Tuesday February 22, 2022) at 4:30 PM, SSPD officers responded to the area of Johnson Ferry Road at Bonnie Lane after receiving a call from a victim that had just been shot multiple times with a pellet-gun by the occupants of a moving vehicle.… Read More »

Holidays are near.. perfect time be AWARE!

Greetings Dunwoody!   With the holidays just around the corner, this is the time to be on high alert! Car Break-ins have already started to increase in the metro Atlanta area. The last thing you need is to find your vehicle’s window broken or items missing. We suggest taking these simple, but important steps to maintain your car’s safety:  
  • Do not leave valuables in your car.
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82 Year Old Dunwoody Man Struck by Car at Intersection of Parliament Drive and Vermack Road

Shared by Dunwoody Police via Facebook:

On June 16, 2021 at 5:39 PM, Dunwoody Police officers and DeKalb County Fire Rescue were dispatched to a person struck by an automobile at the intersection of Vermack Road and Parliament Drive. Officers arrived minutes later and found a pedestrian unresponsive on the ground. Dunwoody officers and bystanders began life-saving measures prior to the arrival of DeKalb County Fire Rescue.… Read More »

Underage Alcohol Sales Operation in Dunwoody

Incident: Underage Alcohol Sales Operation
Date: June 2, 2021
Location: Dunwoody, GA

In an effort to reduce alcohol-related underage drinking problems, the Dunwoody Police Department, working with agents from the Georgia Department of Revenue, recently conducted an undercover underage alcohol sales operation.

Twenty of the twenty-four checked locations refused to sell alcohol to minors. The Dunwoody Police Department would like to commend each of these businesses for working to protect our community and keep our youth safe and sober.… Read More »

Dunwoody Police Announces Inaugural Teen Police Academy – Now accepting applications!

Dunwoody Police is proud to announce our Inaugural Teen Police Academy. The Dunwoody Teen Police Academy is part of the community policing efforts of the Dunwoody Police Department. The academy is dedicated to increasing the relationship between the youth of our community and our Police Department through fun and exciting interactive education. Our goal is to make the Teen Police Academy a positive, rewarding and enlightening experience for all attendees.… Read More »

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April, which is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, is a good time to regroup and take responsibility for the choices we make when we’re on the road.


Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list of distractions, other risky actions include talking — whether it be on the phone or to others in the car, setting your navigation, adjusting what you’re listening to, drinking coffee, applying makeup, and more.… Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

We have had reports of individuals in Dunwoody receiving fraudulent COVID-19 emails and text messages asking people to register for vaccine shots. Please see the information below from the Federal Trade Commission on vaccine scams and share it with the residents in your community.

COVID-19 Vaccines Scams

With distribution of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the U.S.… Read More »

Car Break-ins are on the rise in the metro Atlanta

Car Break-ins are on the rise in the metro Atlanta. The last thing you need is to find your vehicle’s window broken or items missing. We suggests taking these simple, but important steps to maintain your car’s safety:

·     Do not leave valuables in your car. That sounds like common sense, but drivers/passengers do leave items of value in plain view every day.… Read More »

General Holiday Safety and Crime Prevention Tips

Originally posted by the Sandy Springs Police

At Home

– Make sure all doors and windows have secondary locks (window pins, deadbolts, dowels, etc.) and use them!
– Don’t hide spare keys in mailboxes or planters, or under doormats.
– Ensure that dark areas and entrances have outdoor lights that are turned on after dark or are activated by sensors.… Read More »

Help choose names for Dunwoody Police’s new dogs!

The Dunwoody Police Department is excited to announce the formation of our first K-9 program. This program was made possible, in part, by the generous support of the Dunwoody Police Foundation and their donors, including the Rotary Club of Dunwoody.

“The addition of two K-9s to the Dunwoody Police Department will be an asset to our operations and enhance our capabilities” said Chief of Police Billy Grogan.… Read More »

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 »