The Atlanta Police Department (APD) has responsibilities including uniform patrol operations, criminal investigations, 911 communications, community-based programs, property code enforcement, and regulation of vehicles for hire.
The total proposed operating budget for Police Department is $282,764,350. This is an increase of $5,811,225 (+2%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to increase from 2,603 to 2,700 (+4%).
The Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee has jurisdiction over the Police Department.