Friday, January 23, 2015

Congratulations Cristie Gillen 2014's Civilian of the Year

The Warner Robins Police Department named Cristie Gillen 2014's Civilian of the Year!

Cristie Gillen has served as Chief Brett Evans secretary for four years.  Her dedication to the department extends further than the office. She helps facilitate several events throughout the year for the police department and their families.

She helps with all company-wide cookouts, the department's Cookie's with Santa event, WRPD Haunted House for Special Olympics and many other events.

Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Cristie Gillen!!!

Congratulations Supervisor of the Year Lt. Jeff McCommon

Please join the Warner Robins Police Department in congratulating 2014's Supervisor of the Year, Lieutenant Jeff McCommon!

Lt. McCommon sets the bar high as a supervisor. In 2014 he was tasked with coordinating and managing large scale events in our community like the Southeastern Little League Championships, Independence Day Festivals, Christmas Parade and various other activities. He did an excellent job coordinating and making sure every event happened smoothly and safely.

Although Lt. McCommon has many demanding assignments, he always comes through with a positive attitude, kind words and a smile on his face.

Congratulations Lt. Jeff McCommon!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Congratulations 2014 Officer of the Year Ofc. James Bish

The Warner Robins Police Department would like to congratulate 2014 Officer of the Year Ofc. James Bish!

Officer Bish is a positive representation of WRPD and the Canine Unit. He leads the unit in deployments with his K9 partner, Rasty which has resulted in close to 60 arrests. Officer Bish is a member of our SWAT team. He also enjoys connecting with members of our community through events like Coffee with a Cop.

Have you seen this woman?

Incident: BOLO
Date/Time of Incident: January 15, 2015, 1:42PM
Location: Pilot Travel Center 2965 Highway 247 Connector

Officers are looking for the woman in these surveillance pictures wearing a black jacket and brown knit cap.  She’s wanted in connection with a forgery case on January 15, 2015 at the Pilot Travel Center at 2965 Highway 247 Connector. 

If you can identify this person or know of her whereabouts please contact Detective Meredith Edwards at (478) 302-5386. 


WRPD Coffee with a Cop Set for February 11th

Event: Coffee with a Cop
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time of Event:   8-10AM
Location: Hardee’s 421 North Davis Drive

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 from 8AM to 10AM officers with the Warner Robins Police Department will be available to meet with community members at Hardee’s on North Davis Drive.

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. 

Here's a few snapshots from our Coffee with a Cop event in December:

Officer Sauls and Officer Hubbard give out $2 off coffee coupons to community members. 

Officer Wilcox answers a few questions over a cup of coffee. 

K9 Ollie waiting for his "pup-a-chino".

Officer Smith answers a few questions. 

From Left to Right: Ofc. Bish, Ofc. Smith, Ofc. Wilcox, Ofc. Allen, Ofc. Hubbard, and Ofc. Sauls. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Adoptable Pets for Saturday, January 17, 2015

Don't forget to Adopt a furry friend this Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 10AM-2PM at 
Warner Robins Animal Control, 208 Stalnaker Avenue (Just off of Hwy 247).
These little guys and girls are looking for a forever home! 


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Water Main Break Closes 2 Lanes on Moody Road

Release date: January 14, 2015
Incident: Water Main Break 
Date/Time of Incident: January 14, 2015, 8:57AM
Location: Intersection of Russell Parkway and Moody Road

Officers are rerouting northbound traffic on Moody Road to Leisure Lake Road due to a water main break in front of Hughes Honda.

Water has been turned off in the surrounding areas as a result. Service should be rerouted and turned back on to the surrounding areas today. 

For the next two days the two northbound lanes on Moody Road in front of Hughes Honda will be closed for repair, please expect delays.

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