Field Operations


Major Manning is the commander of Field Operations, which consists of Uniform Patrol, Community Policing, Traffic, Special Operations, and the S.W.A.T. team. 

Onika M. Manning began her career in public safety with the New York City Police Department in 1996. She started her law enforcement career with the City of College Park Police Department in 2008. From a dispatcher, she rose through the department as a Patrolman, Field Training Officer, Investigator, POST certified General Instructor, Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and currently serves as a Major, Division Commander of Field Operations. Major Manning has obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice and a Master of Science degree in criminology, both from Iona College of New Rochelle New York. She is a current student at the Georgia law enforcement Command College at Columbus State University, Columbus GA. She is well on her way to obtaining a second master’s degree in public administration.

Major Manning is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, and of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Major Manning is a dedicated career-woman in the Law Enforcement profession. She is a dedicated leader to the employees of the College Park Police Department and a dedicated servant to the citizens and stakeholders of the College Park community.

Major Manning can be reached at (404) 761-3131 ext. 2007




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.



Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Consist of multi-jurisdictional SOUTH METRO SWAT TEAM



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 are under the direct supervision of Lt. B. Burns, can be reached at (404) 761-3131, ext. 2248, or [email protected]

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