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FIELD OPERATIONS
COMMANDER Major David Block
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The Field Operations Division of the College Park Police Department is under the command of Major David Block. Major Block began working with the College Park Police Department in 1989, where he has risen through the ranks to his current position of Major over Field Operations. He holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics (Seton Hall University) Masters of Science Degree in Criminal Justice (Georgia State University). He was promoted to the rank of Major in May of 2012.

Maj. D. Block can be reached at (404) 761-3131 ext. 2007


 


UNIFORM PATROL
The Field Operations Division of the College Park Police Department consists of four Uniform Shifts led by a Lieutenant and two Sergeants with eleven officers and one jailer. The Uniform Shifts are primarily responsible for responding to crimes in-progress and proactive patrolling of the City. The Division also contains a Traffic Unit, a Community Oriented Police Unit (COPs), a Special Operations Unit and a SWAT Team. Many officers are cross-trained and perform dual functions. 


S.W.A.T.
Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams are designated law enforcement teams, whose members are recruited, selected, trained, equipped and assigned to resolve critical incidents involving a threat to public safety which would otherwise exceed the capabilities of traditional law enforcement first responders and/or investigative units. These incidents can include barricaded subject operations, high risk warrant service and high risk apprehension operations, protective operations, response to active shooter or terrorist-related incidents, etc. The College Park Police SWAT team currently has 12 members, which includes a Commander, Assistant Commander, Team Leader, and 9 Operators.



SPECIAL OPERATIONS
The College Park Police Special Operations unit primarily focuses on narcotics and vice investigations, crime suppression and “hot spot” patrol activities, warrant service, and other operations in collaboration with outside agencies that help reduce serious crime in the City of College Park. Special Operations currently has 9 members, including a Commander, an Investigator assigned to the Atlanta High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) office, 2 Investigators assigned to a Drug Interdiction/K-9 team, and 5 primary Investigators.

Both S.W.A.T and Special Operations are under the direct supervision of Lieutenant Nathan Ward. Lt.Ward, can be reached at (404) 761-3131, ext. 2248, or 

For specific tips on illegal drug activity, please call the Anonymous Tip Line at (404)768-8664






 




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