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Restorative Justice focuses on the idea that the criminal justice system can better serve the community through alternative sentencing options, such as community service for low level offenders, because it allows the individual to give something back to the community.
City of Atlanta gets Smart911 System
The Atlanta Police Department has unveiled a system it says will greatly improve the ability of first responders to help people who need help from police, fire and emergency services.
LOVE Your Block Grants
So far through the Love Your Block program, the Mayor’s Office supported 27 neighborhood groups across the City in their beautification efforts and projects. Over 780 community volunteers participated and contributed a collective 5,400+ service hours to keep Atlanta clean, green, and beautiful.
City Expands Curbside Recycling Program
The City of Atlanta is pleased to announce that we are expanding the City’s Residential Curbside Recycling Program! Customer no longer need to request a large blue recycling cart. Beginning October 15, 2012 we will deliver 96-gallon recycling carts to all residential customers who do not already have one.
Atlanta Police Department Citizens Police Academy
The Atlanta Police Citizens Academy will include over 30 hours of instruction taught in three-hour sessions. Participation in the Academy requires a commitment of one night a week for a ten—twelve week period. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9 pm.
Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Citizen's Fire Academy
Want to know more about how our Public Safety Divisions operate in the City of Atlanta? Come out and participate in the APD’ s and AFD’s Citizens Academies.
Solid Waste Reminder - Holiday Pick Up Schedule
Trash is picked up on regularly scheduled weekdays except for the following four holidays: MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
See Something, Say Something
If you see suspicious activity in progress, call 911. If you have information that would assist in solving a crime, call Crime Stoppers Atlanta 404-577-TIPS (8477). Calls to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous.
Collection Day Success!
Thousands of pounds of electronics, paints and abandoned tires collected during Atlanta's largest and most popular single-day recycling event. View pictures and video.
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District 1 Representative Carla Smith
I'm very proud to be your Council Representative. District 1 is rich in history and is home to some of the most visited sites in Atlanta. District 1 is the home of the Atlanta Braves and Turner Field, Zoo Atlanta and the Cyclorama and more. But more than the sites to visit, I am sure that District 1 is home to some of Atlanta’s best people. Our communities are diverse among many lines and there is room for us all. Ride through the district sometimes and enjoy the view. There is much to see. District 1 boasts over 20 neighborhoods.