Law and Code Enforcement Info for the Boulevard Area
Neighborhood meets with ACC Police
July 26, 2004
of Boulevard neighborhood residents met with representatives from the ACC Police,
ACC Community Protection Division, and Commissioner David Lynn at the Chase street
school cafeteria. Officers and officials talked about how law enforcement is carried
out in the neighborhood and residents shared concerns about issues such as problems
with reverse 911, ongoing problems with prostitutes, and a recent assault in the
The following information was put together by the BNA webmaster
from the July, 2004 meeting.
Reporting Crime (911)
911 to report a crime or suspicious activity or persons.
If you have information
related to crime you can call the Crime Tip Hotline: (706) 613-3342 or the Drug
Hotline: (706) 613-3297.
The Police Department is required to respond to
all 911 calls. It is useful to understand that 911 operators are required to collect
certain data from the caller. As they enter the information into the system it
is sent to a dispatcher who relays it to an officer on patrol. While en route
to the crime scene, the officer will continue to receive information as the caller
Note that even if no immediate action results from a 911 call,
the call itself may serve as useful information for ongoing or subsequent investigation.
officer cannot make an arrest or write a citation if he or she arrives and the
activity is no longer in evidence. If you think the activity will stop before
the officer arrives, such as a noise violation, and if you want to press charges
against the violator, request during the 911 call to meet with the responding
officer. He or she will instruct you on how to press charges. Also, it may be
useful in court if you gather your own evidence (i.e. videos or photos) of the
Some residents have found it frustrating and seemingly useless
to call 911. The Police ask that you please continue to call 911 to report criminal
activity. If you are having problems with 911 operators or response to your calls
contact Capt. Williams in the Communications division 613-3330 x 325.
If you would like to receive reverse 911 calls (reports
of recent crime in your area) or if you are having problems with reverse 911,
Neighborhood Service Officer,
Crime Prevention, Reverse 911 operator
353-4214 x 147
The Boulevard Neighborhood is divided along Chase
street into the East and West precincts of the ACC Police Department. West of
Chase is Zone 7 of the West precinct and East of Chase is Zone 8 of the East precinct.
Because the neighborhood is split up in this way, it can be difficult to figure
out how the neighborhood as a whole is experiencing trends in crime. Such difficulties
might be mitigated by implementation of a neighborhood planning unit.
here for a detailed map (pdf) of the Boulevard neighborhood showing zones 7 and
Zone 8 is in the east precinct. It is bounded to the north
by the Athens Perimeter; western boundary is Chase Street to Prince Avenue to
Milledge Avenue to Broad Street. Bounded to the south by Broad Street eastward
to the railroad tracks just east of Foundry Street; north along Thomas to North
Avenue and continuing north to the Athens Perimeter. Zone 8 includes the Downtown
Contact info for
zone 8 officers on ACCPD website
Zone 7 is in the west precinct.
It begins at the Athens Perimeter/Chase Street intersection, south along Chase
Street to Prince Avenue; east along Prince to Milledge Avenue; south along Milledge
to Broad Street; west along Broad to Hawthorne Avenue; north along Hawthorne to
the Athens Perimeter; east along the Perimeter to the Chase Street intersection.
Contact info for zone 7 officers
on ACCPD website
Capt. Charles S. Newson
West Precinct Commander (West of Chase St. - Zone 7)
353-4218 x 113
Capt. Carter Greene
East Precinct Commander (East of Chase
St. - Zone 8)
Major Alan Brown
613-3330 x 281
If you have a violation to report, or questions about
the code, call the Community Protection Division. This newly restructured body
enforces ACC codes such as those regarding; unlawful dumping, junk vehicles, unsafe
structures, overgrown vegetation, soil erosion, front yard parking, and definition
of family restrictions.
ACC Community Protection Division - Code
Compliance and Enforcement