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Project H.O.P.E

 The City of College Park presents:

Project H.O.P.E.

Helping Our People Excel

Project H.O.P.E. is a four-week event which

aims to prepare at-risk young people for the

rapidly expanding South Fulton job market.

Held on four Saturdays beginning on 28

March 2015, we will feature classes on:

- Substance Abuse Avoidance;

- Obtaining necessary documentation to get a job;

- Job seeking skills such as resume’ writing & interview skills; and

- Educational opportunities that can be had for little or no cost.

Classes will be held at the Public Safety

Complex, located at 3717 College Street in

downtown College Park. They will begin at 11

a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. and lunch will

be served.

For more information, contact Lt. Braxton at

the College Park Police Department.

2014 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)

The College Park Police Department has received notice of its eligibility to apply for the 2014 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $25,513.00.  If awarded, the police department would like to utilize the awarded funds to obtain and deploy two Pan, Tilt, and Zoom (PTZ) cameras at points along the newly opened Phoenix Trail. 

The estimated cost of the cameras is approximately $12,700 each.                                                       

If you have questions regarding this grant or the utilization of grant monies, please contact Officer C. Rogers, Office of Professional Standards – College Park Police Department at 404-761-3131 extension 2015.




Georgia Open Roads Policy

01 February 2012


On 01 February 2012, Chief Ron Fears of the College Park Police Department signed a resolution endorsing the GEORGIA OPEN ROADS POLICY as a practice of the Department. 

The Open Roads Policy was formulated by the Metro Atlanta Traffic Incident Management Enhancement (TIME) Task Force.  Signed by Governor Nathan Deal, the policy sets a goal that road and lane closures are kept to a minimum.  It also states that traffic incidents such as crashes and cargo spills should be cleared within ninety minutes.

Chief Fears stated, “Accomplishment of these goals will promote both safety and mobility on College Park’s roadways.  It is imperative that we do our part.”. 

Secondary crashes that occur during back-ups on the Interstate are a major cause of death and serious injuries to the motoring public and first responders.  Minimizing closures and reducing clearance times will reduce the likelihood of these secondary crashes. 

For further information, contact LT. Bruce Braxton at

New Law Notification
What is a “Drug Free Commercial Zone”?

As described by O.C.G.A. §16-13-32.6, it is a commercial zone or zones within a city or municipality where there has been a high rate of drug crime.
This new ordinance classifies more than 90% of the city as a Drug Free
Commercial Zone.

• O.C.G.A. 16-13-32.6 “Manufacturing, distributing, dispensing or possessing with intent to distribute controlled substance or marijuana in, on, or within a drug-free commercial zone.”

• (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to illegally manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance or marijuana in, on, or within any real property which has been designated under this Code section as a drug-free commercial zone.
• (b)(1) Any person who violates or conspires to violate subsection (a) of this section shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction shall receive the following punishment:
• (A) Upon first conviction, imprisonment for not more than 20 years or a fine of not more than $20,000.00, or both; or
• (B) Upon a second or subsequent conviction, imprisonment for not less than five years, nor more than 40 years or a fine of not more than $40,000.00, or both.
• Banishment from the zone for one year as a condition of parole or probation.

• Standard punishment for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana:
• (b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, any person who is charged with possession of marijuana, which possession is of one ounce or less, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by imprisonment for a period not to exceed 12 months or a fine not to exceed $1,000.00, or both, or public works not to exceed 12 months.
• Penalties and punishment for this law states anyone in violation will be guilty of a felony and will also face double fines and prison time.

College Park Police Department Contact Numbers:
Emergency #: 911
Anonymous Tip Line #: 404-768-8664
Non – Emergency #: 404-766-3618 or 404-761-3131

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College Park Police Department utilizes the services of PropertyRoom.com to auction off all of our abandoned, stolen, lawfully seized, or unclaimed property of every kind and description.

Property Room makes our auctions available on an ongoing basis, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Items being auctioned included bikes, cars, rugs, electronics, jewelry, clothing, tools, musical instruments, sporting equipment and more.

Click here to view our items for auction at Property Room.

List of Auction Items

College Park City Hall
3667 Main St.
College Park, GA 30337
Phone: (404) 767-1537