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Posted on: February 28, 2018

MPD Public Meetings, Events and Presentations


Town Hall Meetings

Zone 1: April 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM at YELLS on Franklin Gateway

Zone 2: March 22, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Sawyer Road Elementary

Zone 3: TBA, (Late April or early May) 

Zone 4: April 26, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the seminar room of the Mariett...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018


What You Do MAtters

People often ask us what they can do to prevent a tragic event like _______ (fill in the blank with the latest tragedy).  While no one can completely PREVENT a tragedy from occurring, your Marietta Police Department DOES believe that educating th...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Marietta School Safety

January 2018 174

An important message from Chief Dan Flynn regarding School Safety:

The recent upsurge in threats and violence against groups of students, and most specifically against students in a Parkland Florida high school, has been deeply distressing to all of us in ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Early Detection of Opioid Addiction

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Opioid addiction often begins in an innocent way with someone being legitimately treated for pain resulting from an illness or injury but when their prescription ends their body still desires opioids, pushing them to seek opioids by any means possible.

If ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Public Safety in 2018 - Tips from the Marietta Police Department


Public Safety in 2018

Tips from the Marietta Police Department

As we embark on a new year, the Marietta Police Department (MPD) continues to strive to make our community as safe as we can possibly be. While our crime rates are at a historic low and the City...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

What should YOU do if you found yourself in an active shooting incident?


Can law enforcement and other first-responders completely protect us from immediate harm all the time?   What does the term first responder imply?  It implies something has already occurred and they are responding to it. What do you do i...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017



Were you aware that 1.2 BILLION (Billion with a B) dollars worth of personal property is taken from vehicles each year across the United States alone?

1.85 MILLION auto thefts and vehicle break-ins occur each year across the United States...


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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Elder Abuse Information

Elder Abuse

As children we look to our PARENTS and ELDERS for advice and care.  As our parents age, it becomes OUR responsibility to make sure they are taken care of.

Do YOU know what warning signs of Elder Abuse look like?? 

The Marietta Police Depar...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Letter from Chief Flynn regarding the ongoing Opioid Epidemic


The Opioid Epidemic Grows 

By Chief Dan Flynn

Sadly, the opioid drug epidemic is spreading across America and it is increasing at an alarming rate. Originally fueled by the emergence of pill mills which sharplyincreased the illegal supply of opiate...

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