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.com

Example messages may include:

  • A person with Alzheimer’s disease walks away from their home.
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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_Tip 

Over the past week, officers have responded to burglaries in the Dunwoody North area.… Read 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 »

Recent Purse Thefts

We have received several reports of pickpocketing in the city recently. In the most recent incident, the victim was eating lunch at a restaurant when a male suspect bumped into her chair where her purse was hanging on the back. Shortly after, the victim received fraud alerts stating that the card was attempted a nearby department store.… Read More »

Dunwoody Police Citizens’ Police Academy

We are now accepting applications for the first scheduled Citizens’ Police Academy in 2019!

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 Press Release Regarding 12/13 School Threats

Incident:      Threats to Dunwoody Schools Date:                   December 13, 2018

 

On December 13, 2018, several schools within the city of Dunwoody and DeKalb County received bomb threats prompting evacuations and lockdowns out of an abundance of caution. Dunwoody Police officers along with DeKalb County School Police responded to the schools.

 

These threats appear to be related to the threats made to Dunwoody/DeKalb County schools several weeks ago.… Read More »

Police: Escaping shoplifting suspect threw himself over balcony of Perimeter Mall onto 5-year-old below

One of the Dunwoody officers grabbed hold of the suspect and was trying to take him into custody when the suspect threw himself over the railing from the second floor. Both officers were holding the suspect up by his arms while he was suspended in the air.

The suspect kept wiggling until the officers couldn’t hold him any longer – causing him to fall from the second onto a 5-year-old child below.… Read More »

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips from Dunwoody Police

It’s that time of year again! A time for holiday cheer and gifts and… CRIME? Yes, crime. Criminals tend to strike more during the holiday season because they know there are many people out holiday shopping. We want you to BE ALERT and BE VIGILANT! DON’T LET CRIME RUIN YOUR CHRISTMAS!

 

Here are four tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable holiday season:

 

  1. Watch Out for Porch Pirates: As more consumers look to the web to make their holiday purchases, packages dropped off on front porches and stoops provide “porch pirates,” or thieves, with more opportunity to intercept home deliveries.
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Dunwoody Police Offers Online Safety Seminar for Parents

As we all know, technology changes all the time, and kids are constantly finding the newest websites, apps and gadgets. It’s up to the parents to teach them the basic rules of Internet safety so they can use all of these responsibly. Online access for kids comes with risks, such as inappropriate content, cyberbullying and online predators.… Read More »