Crimestoppers News

Ride Along

As a summer intern for the Atlanta Police Foundation Crime Stoppers program, I recently had the opportunity to complete a ride along with an Atlanta Police Officer on the south side of the city.  While on my ride along, I…

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Tax Season…..Its all about the REFUND!

Tax Season…..It’s all about the Refund! Everyone knows the beginning of the year is Tax Season. Tax season runs from January 20th, 2015-April 15th, 2015, but tax season bring more than just refunds. Identity theft remains the fastest-growing crime in…

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Crime Stoppers Tweet-a-Thon!

Ready? Set? Tweet! Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta will participate in the Crime Stoppers global tweet-a-thon on December 5th beginning at 8AM. The event will take place via Twitter using the hashtag #CStwt. make sure you are following us on Twitter @StopCrimeATL.

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Ride Along Narrative

Hey Crime Stoppers! In this blog post, I thought I would write about something a little different. As the Crime Stoppers’ summer intern, I was fortunate enough to go on a ride along with an Atlanta City Police officer.  The…

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Slowpoke Law

Hey Crime Stoppers! Have you heard about HB 459 or the “Slowpoke Law”? If not, it is a law that is encouraging drivers to move to the right if they are slower drivers. The language of the law reads as follows:…

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Win 2 free entries to the Atlanta's Finest 5K Race!

You & a friend can run in the Atlanta’s Finest 5K Race for Free!   Picture this – a cool summer morning at Pemberton Place at the World of Coca-Cola with you and a friend running alongside 300 Atlanta Police officers…

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Move-Over Law

Hello Crime Stoppers! We hope that all of you had a wonderful holiday weekend! Picture yourself driving in your car. You are going the speed limit, you have your seatbelt on, and you always use your turn signal. You consider…

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Happy Independence Day and Georgia’s Safe Carry Protection Act

Happy Independence Day, Crime Stoppers! Friday not only means the beginning of a long weekend, but also a celebration of our freedom with barbecues, fireworks, and time with family and friends.  Even the week of the 4th, though, is not…

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Look Again!

This past Saturday, June 21, began the summer season and as Georgians we know what the means: temperatures in the 80s and 90s. Preparations include everything from buying the bulk packages of sun screen, turning on the air conditioning in…

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Synthetic Drugs: : What They Are and How They Can Harm You

From a young age each of us our taught by our parents and in school that drugs are harmful to our body and mind. Although prohibited by law and frowned upon by society, people are not deterred from doing drugs….

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