Thursday, May 26, 2016

Special Olympic Torch Run Road Closures

Release date: May 26, 2016
Event: Special Olympics Torch Run Road Closures
Date/Time of Event: May 27, 2016/ approximately 6AM-10AM
Location: Houston Lake Road, Watson Boulevard 


Officers with the Warner Robins Police Department will be participating in the Special Olympics Torch Run Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6AM until approximately 10AM. 

The route will begin with runners and bicyclists departing from the Houston County Courthouse in Perry at 6AM. They will continue northbound onto Houston Lake Road.  The participants will be using the far right lane, northbound on Houston Lake Road.  Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in the area. 

The bicyclists and runners plan to pass the intersection of Houston Lake Road and Feagin Mill Road at approximately 7AM, and will continue to Watson Boulevard. 


The route continues eastbound on Watson Boulevard, ending at the Warner Robins Police Department at 100 Watson Boulevard at approximately 10AM. Again, race participants will be occupying the far right lane, eastbound on Watson Boulevard, and motorists in the area are urged to use caution. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

WRPD Hosts Police Week Bass Tournament



EVENT: Police Week Bass Fishing Tournament
WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2016
TIME: Safelight-3PM
WHERE: Claystone Park Lake Tobesofkee

The Warner Robins Police Department is hosting a Bass Fishing Tournament at Lake Tobesofkee during Police Week 2016 on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

The tournament is open to all active and retired law enforcement, military, their families and friends. The cost is $40 per boat (limit two people per boat). One person in the boat must be either active or retired law enforcement or military.

Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and big fish. To sign up for the Police Week Bass Fishing Tournament please visit www. wrpolice.org/communityevents.

The deadline to sign up for the tournament is Thursday, May 12, 2016.

A meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:30PM at the Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center at 100 Watson Boulevard to go over the tournament rules, and assign launch order. The launch order will be decided by a random drawing.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or jparson@wrga.gov.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016

Warner Robins Declares State of Emergency

Release date/time:
Friday, April 1, 2016
Incident:
State of Emergency/Road closures
Date/Time:
Friday, April 1, 2016 4:00P.M.
Location:
City of Warner Robins

On April 1, 2016 at approximately 7:30 A.M. the City of Warner Robins encountered a significant weather system.  Areas of the City both public and private sustained damage from both high wind and rain.  Specific areas included North Houston Road, Green Street, Williams Street, Bernard Drive, Willow Avenue, Woodlawn Avenue, North Davis Drive and continuing east to City Hall and Armed Forces Blvd. to name a few.  Electricity and traffic signals may still be out in certain areas.  Roadways that are closed at this time include:

• North Davis Drive
• McArthur Blvd.
• Sarah Drive
• Williams Street
• Mimosa Drive
• Jay Drive

The Houston County EMA Director, Chief James Williams, along with Mayor Randy Toms of the City of Warner Robins has declared a State of Emergency for the City.  Chief James Williams along with Warner Robins Public Works will assess damage to property and beginning Monday, April 4, 2016 a State of Georgia resource available due to the declaration of emergency, V.O.A.D. (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters) will amass at the 911 Center to assist in clearing debris throughout the City.  The group meet at the 911 Center located at 202 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins GA for assignment and instruction.  

The City of Warner Robins Police encourages citizens to use caution around downed trees and lines.  Citizens need to be wary of any price gouging and insurance scams and to report them immediately to their local law enforcement.  Damage from storms should be photographed and reported to their respective insurance companies.  We encourage safe and patient driving as we all continue to recover from this storm.


jfw  

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

WRPD presents 'Safety & Security for Places of Worship'

We're excited to present Safety & Security for Places of Worship.

This event, brought to you by Training Force USA and WRPD is a faith-based community event primarily for pastors, church administrators, church staff and church security officers. 

Spaces are limited to secure your spot today visit