What is the Atlanta Police Foundation and Crime Stoppers Atlanta?
The Atlanta Police Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, established to enhance the Atlanta Police Department. It is modeled around other foundations in New Orleans, Baltimore and New York City, and raises funds to help ensure efficiency and support in the APD, as well as foster community engagement with the APD. Crime Stoppers Atlanta, launched on January 28, 2007 as a program of the Atlanta Police Foundation, is operated through a joint initiative between the Atlanta Police Foundation, the Atlanta Police Department, and approximately 20 other metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies. Crime Stoppers Atlanta provides an avenue for citizens to anonymously report information on criminal activity to local law enforcement in return for a reward for those tips leading to the arrest and indictment of a suspect. Since it’s inception, Crime Stoppers Atlanta has processed more than 2,000 tips leading to a total of 53 arrests and 108 solved cases. The Scholarship Program was established by the Atl