Monday, March 30, 2015

WRPD Partners with FBI to Host Active Shooter Training

For Immediate Release
Monday, March 30, 2015

Warner Robins Police Department Partners with FBI to Host Active Shooter Training for Central Georgia area Law Enforcement Officers 

ATLANTA— The FBI’s Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with Warner Robins Police Department, will host a two day Active Shooter (ALERRT Level 1) course designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter.  This dynamic course of instruction is offered to all Central Georgia area law enforcement officers.

Day 1: March 31st, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Day 2: April 1st, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Location:  Warner Robins Police Department Training Center
           212 Stalnaker Avenue, Warner Robins, GA 31088

Members of the media are invited to attend and film. Interviews of attending Law Enforcement personnel can be coordinated as well. 

For coordination or assistance, contact Jennifer Parson, Warner Robins Police Public Information Officer, tel. (478)302-5417.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Next Coffee with a Cop at Chick-fil-A on Hwy 96

Join us for our next Coffee with a Cop on Monday, April 27, 2015 from 8AM-10AM at Chick fil-A on Highway 96 in Bonaire. 

On Monday, April 27, 2015 from 8AM to 10AM officers with the Warner Robins Police Department will be available to meet with community members at Chick-fil-A on Highway 96.

This event will be the department’s fourth Coffee with a Cop, but first time at Chick-fil-A on Highway 96. “We’re excited for this edition of Coffee with a Cop. We enjoy listening to our residents’ concerns and hope more people feel comfortable coming out and talking to us at this event.” said Chief Brett Evans. 

Coffee with a Cop is an informal event where residents can meet with our officers to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee.

All community members are invited to attend.

Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by the United States Department of Justice,
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Departments across the country are holding
events like this in an effort to make lasting connections with the communities they serve.

The program aims to advance the practice of community policing through improving
relationships between police officer and community members, one cup of coffee at a time.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at (478) 302-5417. 

Do You Recognize This Man?

Officers need your help locating this man, wanted for Credit Card Fraud.

The man pictured used a stolen credit card at multiple locations in Warner Robins. 

He was last seen driving a charcoal in color Nissan Murano. 

If you recognize this man or know of his whereabouts please contact Detective Carder Gravitt at (478) 302-5380.

For all other inquiries please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at (478) 302-5417. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

WRPD Offers FREE Motorcycle Safety Class

Release date: March 10, 2015
Event: Motorcycle Safety Class Date/Time of Event: April 11, 2015 9AM- 3PM
Location: Houston Healthcare Complex at Watson Blvd and Houston Road

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9AM-3PM the Warner Robins Police Department’s Traffic Division will host a free Motorcycle Safety Class. The class will be held at the Houston Healthcare Complex at the intersection of Houston Road and Watson Boulevard.

This class is the only one of it’s kind in Central Georgia. We have looked at all of our serious injury, fatality motorcycle collisions and rider error, and have designed this class to help motorcycle riders avoid becoming a statistic.  This class will help the student riders learn to properly scan the roadway and avoid obstacles. 

Each student must have a class M or MP license and must provide their own motorcycle.
The class is limited to 10 riders.

To sign up for the class please contact Ofc. Tim Pippio at (478) 293-1048.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Officers Investigate Saturday's Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Release date: March 9, 2015
Incident: Fatal Motorcycle Accident
Date/Time of Incident: March 7, 2015/ 6:33PM
Location: Intersection of Russell Pkwy and S. Davis Drive

Officers responded to the intersection of Russell Parkway and South Davis Drive at 6:30PM on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in reference to a motor vehicle collision with injuries.

A 1998 Susuki, Savage 650 motorcycle, driven by 28 year old Jacob Aaron Sheriff of Montezuma, was traveling east on Russell Parkway when it was struck by a 2014 Nissan Versa traveling west on Russell Parkway in the left turn lane. The Versa was operated by 20 year old Bri-Aunee L. McCroy of Robins Air Force base.
Sheriff was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This incident is still being investigated. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

INTRODUCING: Pizza with a Cop for TEENS

Release date: March 4, 2015
Event: Pizza with a Cop
Date/Time of Event: Friday, March 20, 2015   5-7PM
Location: McConnell-Talbert Stadium parking lot

On Friday, March 20, 2015 from 5-7PM officers from the Warner Robins Police Department will host their first Pizza with a Cop for teens

The event is sponsored by the Warner Robins Police Department and Flint Energies.

Pizza with a Cop encourages teenagers to join our officers before the Warner Robins High School versus Northside High School baseball game for free pizza. It’s a chance to ask questions, tell us your concerns and get to know officers in your neighborhood. 

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at (478) 302-5417. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Congratulations to our New Sergeants

 On Monday, March 2nd Warner Robins City Council along with Mayor Randy Toms recognized the Warner Robins Police Department's newest Sergeants. 

Chief Brett Evans introduces   each officer who have earned their Sergeant promotion. 

Congratulations to Sgt. Meredith Edwards, Sgt, Brad Mules, Sgt. James Bish and Sgt. Matt Smith the Warner Robins Police Department is proud of all of your achievements!