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 the Police Department is $293,222,155. This is an increase of $10,457,805 (+3.7%) from the previous year. The number of authorized positions (jobs) is proposed to increase from 2,700.5 to 2,707 (+0.2%).
The Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety & Legal Administration Committee has jurisdiction over the Police Department.