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Public Information Office

It is the primary responsibility of the Public Information Officer to ensure the appropriate release of information to the news media in accordance with the law and departmental regulations. The office also serves to assist at the scene of any major incident to handle media activities on site.

News releases

Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Impersonating an Armed Federal Agent

Felon Sentenced to Federal Prison for Impersonating an Armed Federal Agent

ATLANTA - Daniel M. Harbison has been sentenced to one year, nine months in federal prison for impersonating an armed DEA agent, after having previously been convicted of a felony.

 

Commissioner Hudgens’s Fourth of July Safety Tips for a Safe Holiday

Commissioner Hudgens’s Fourth of July Safety Tips for a Safe Holiday

While sparklers and similar non-explosive fireworks are now legal in Georgia, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Hudgens is urging citizens to use extreme caution to avoid injuries when using fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. 

Holiday 5K Toys for Tots

Holiday 5K Toys for Tots

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

GM Redevelopment Updates

GM Redevelopment Updates

Integral-Macauley + Schmit (IMS) underwent a national search for the development’s master planner. IMS selected Perkins Eastman, a New York-based, nationally renowned planning and architecture firm, to design the redevelopment. Planning is expected to take 2-3 months. Once finished, the plan will be submitted to Mayor/ Council for review.

National Preparedness Month starts September 1!

National Preparedness Month starts September 1!

National Preparedness Month starts September 1! Follow #NatlPrep for tips. More info:www.ready.gov/september