Lights and Sirens

PTC police keep accreditation

The Peachtree City Police Department has again won re-accreditation on the national level.
On a day to day level, accreditation affects every action taken by the police department because the department has to follow standards set out by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies. Those standards cover every aspect of police work from criminal investigations to how a suspect is arrested and more.
Police Chief H.C. “Skip” Clark said accreditation helps the department with its main goal of providing professional services to the city. Read More»

Cops want kids to make ornaments for tree

Local children are being asked to help the Peachtree City Police Department trim its Christmas tree this year.
Children who want to participate are invited to bring an ornament by the department Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., place it on the tree and have their picture taken with an officer.
Handmade ornaments are of course very welcomed because they will add a personal touch to the tree, organizers said. Read More»

PTC fire dept. adds online classes

The Peachtree City Fire Department is offering online training courses for its 142 career and volunteer personnel.
The department last week won approval from the city council to shift $11,261 from other training programs in this year’s budget to fund the online training agreement with Target Safety. The programs, which are web-based, are available 24 hours a day, officials said. Read More»

PTC cops undertake toy drive

Peachtree City Police are undertaking a toy drive this year aimed at providing toys for local needy children.
Police will be stationed at area shopping centers several times in the weeks before Christmas accepting new but unwrapped toys for their “Light Up the Night” campaign. The toys will be distributed to local families identified with the help of local schools and the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services.
The goal at each location is to have the back of a large police truck filled with donated toys, said police Capt. Stan Pye. Read More»

Recent Comments