Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Survival and recovery have taken CPD Sergeant Rob Holloway on a long journey in the year since he was injured in the line of duty, last April 12. Rob receives daily physical and occupational therapy to increase his flexibility, speech therapy to improve his talking and deductive reasoning and visual therapy that includes special glasses … Continue reading Catching Up: Sgt. Rob Holloway

Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

With 44 years of service, Kay Parsons is the city’s longest-tenured employee. She is the Executive Assistant to the Office of the Chief of Police. Miss Kay, as she is known to her co-workers, started work at the PD in January of 1978. “I had been a victim of property theft and identity theft and … Continue reading Parsons Is City’s Longest Serving Employee

City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

Over the next three years, the City of Carrollton will receive $550,000 from a Department of Justice grant to expand and enhance the Carroll County Crisis Response Team. The funding comes from the DOJ’s Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses program which supports law enforcement-behavioral health collaboration to improve public safety responses and … Continue reading City Gets Crisis Response Team Grant

GA Cities Week

By Jonathan DorseyThe Georgia Municipal Association will celebrate cities across the state, October 3-9, during Georgia Cities Week. City government is the level of government closest to its citizens and the one that most directly impacts them on a day-to-day basis. Unlike state or federal government, the people have a wide variety of ways to … Continue reading GA Cities Week

Shop With A Cop Brings Christmas Cheer

Local law enforcement officers didn’t let the pandemic put a damper on the annual Shop With A Cop event, the highlight of the year for many local children and officers alike. Organized by the Carrollton Fraternal Order of Police, Shop With A Cop takes about 80-100 local special needs, at-risk and disadvantaged children on a … Continue reading Shop With A Cop Brings Christmas Cheer

Alice Park Renovations

Two deteriorating wooden pergolas that had been in Carrollton’s Alice Park since it was built 20 years ago have been replaced with new, upgraded metal structures. “The pergolas were in bad disrepair,” said Randall Eidson, detail officer/project manager for the Carrollton Police Department. “Vines had overcome them so we cut back the vines and tore … Continue reading Alice Park Renovations

SNAP Helps First Responders Help the Community

The more information first responders have when they arrive at the scene of an emergency, the better they are able to assess the situation, leading to a more positive outcome. Carrollton Police Department’s Special Neighbor Assistance Program is an effort to identify citizens with special needs and better assist them. “Enhancing our citizens’ well-being and … Continue reading SNAP Helps First Responders Help the Community

Police and Fire Awarded Grant

The City of Carrollton’s public safety departments were awarded $38,464 by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. “This grant enhances our ability to protect the citizens while reducing the risk of virus spread to our citizens and public safety personnel,” said Fire Chief Jimmy Bearden. … Continue reading Police and Fire Awarded Grant

Flock Safety @ Carrollton Police Dept.’s Public Safety Event

Carrollton Police Department invites neighbors and business owners to our Community Safety Event ‪on August 15th at 6:30pm in our PD Training Room. Flock Safety’s mission is to eliminate crime and will be presenting on how to make your community safer. Their license-plate-reading cameras give police the evidence they need to solve crimes. Come to … Continue reading Flock Safety @ Carrollton Police Dept.’s Public Safety Event