Marietta Police Department

  • Agency: Marietta Police Department
  • Address: 240 Lemon St, Marietta, 30060 GA
  • Chief: Dan Flynn (Chief of Police)
Phone: 770-794-5300
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Marietta Police Department is located at 240 Lemon St, Marietta, 30060 GA. The Chief of Police of the department is Dan Flynn. The Marietta Police Department phone number is 770-794-5300.

Marietta Police Department News

Marietta Residents, please note the following alert from CCPD. Know that we are proud of the great working relationship we have with CCPD and CCSO. Our officers were notified overnight and we are working together to assist any way we can to resolve this situation. Please share the suspect photo and call 911 immediately if you have any information that can help lead to his apprehension!

PLEASE SHARE AND CONSIDER HELPING In the chaos of life, have you thought about the Florida panhandle and all the damage from the recent hurricane?! What about the first responders living there that are trying to help others while their own homes were damaged?!?! MPD officers Freer and Wardlaw reached out to Panama City Beach police and fire to see how things were going. They heard that several first responders homes were destroyed, making it even harder for the departments to serve others... they are planning to take donations down next week and right now have collected a small pickup truck worth. Wouldn’t it be amazing if we helped them and gathered so much they had to tow a trailer?!?! They leave next week so we need to act quick! Here is the email Freer sent our department including the list of items needed: As we all know the eastern Florida Panhandle has been devastated by Hurricane Michael and everyone is suffering. As a member of public safety and with many friends in the PCB etc. area I reached out to the public safety agencies in the affected area. I have been contacted by the Panama City Police Dept. and they have several employees, officers etc. that have suffered greatly. They have several needed items which I will list below and if you could help that would be great. If you wish to help and donate items you may put them in my office which is behind records at the PD. I am working with my contacts in the area to get these items down to Florida sometime in the next few weeks. I want to thank the MPD family in advance for your support and generosity, especially Chief Flynn for his support. Items: Soap, shampoo, toothpaste, mouthwash, toiletries etc. Feminine Hygiene products. Undergarments: male and female all sizes. Towels and washcloths. Baby wipes, diapers etc. mfreer@mariettaga.gov 770-794-5265 PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING OUR FIRST RESPONDERS IN NEED! City of Marietta, Ga., Government

SUSPECT WHO HIT CCSO DEPUTY IDENTIFIED AND IN CUSTODY! Second suspect still at large (photo shown here)! The press update follows (with the original press release below that): Date: October 31, 2018 Primary Suspect Identified, Additional Suspect Still At Large We are pleased to report that CCSO Deputy Corish was released from the hospital and is recovering from his injuries. As a result of an intensive investigation into Monday mornings incident, MPD detectives have identified and charged sixteen-year-old Equawn Marshall from Atlanta. Based on the crimes committed and evidence collected, Equawn Marshall will be tried as an adult. The suspect vehicle that struck Deputy Corish, driven by Equawn Marshall, was reported stolen out of Atlanta. Just before being struck by the front of the vehicle, Deputy Corish was able to fire his weapon at the on-rushing vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled the scene leaving Deputy Corish lying in the roadway. MPD officers who were in the area quickly issued a Be On the Look Out (BOLO) and circulated it within the Metro-Atlanta area law enforcement community. Shortly thereafter, Atlanta Police Department (APD) officers notified us that an uncooperative juvenile, possibly matching our BOLO, was being treated at Atlanta Medical Center for a gunshot wound to his upper body. They also stated the patient had outstanding warrants for similar criminal activity. Meanwhile, a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) trooper located an abandoned vehicle matching the BOLO on I-75 with a bullet hole in the windshield. Thanks to the efforts from law enforcement personnel from multiple jurisdictions, MPD detectives were able to quickly secure physical evidence linking this suspect to the (now recovered) stolen suspect vehicle. Evidence also links Equawn Marshall to the attack on the CCSO deputy and another burglary incident that occurred on Rock Street earlier the same morning. Warrant 18-W-10175 charges Equawn Marshall with: >Theft By Taking (F) >Obstruction / Hindering Law Enforcement (M) >Aggravated Assault on an Officer (F) >Aggravated Battery on an Officer (F) >Entering Auto with Intent to Commit Theft or Felony (F) >Theft by Receiving Stolen Property Greater than $1500 (F) We want to recognize the ability Deputy Corish displayed in remaining calm and courageous even while facing a vehicle speeding toward him. Chief Dan Flynn noted that he commends all officers, deputies, troopers and their agencies for the rapid coordination and their involvement in this case. The investigation is ongoing, and we still need to identify the second suspect (photo attached) that fled on foot. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact MPD Detective Mark Erion at (770) 794-5335. *********** ORIGINAL RELEASE*************** DATE: October 29, 2018 Sherriff Deputy struck by suspect vehicle Just before 4:00 AM this morning a Cobb County Sherriff’s Office (CCSO) Deputy was monitoring security video when he observed a suspect vehicle pull near their building at 32 Waddell Street and appear to break into a parked vehicle. The deputy walked outside and confronted two suspects who attempted to flee the area. One suspect ran on foot while another got back into their own vehicle and maneuvered aggressively toward the Deputy, striking him with the vehicle. The deputy drew his agency issued duty weapon and fired toward the suspect vehicle during the incident. At 4:00 AM Cobb 911 dispatched Marietta Police Department (MPD) Officers to the report of a person struck by a vehicle. The CCSO Deputy has been transported to Kennestone Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. MPD Detectives are working the investigation with CCSO Investigators. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact MPD Detective Mark Erion at (770) 794-5335. Neil Warren City of Marietta, Ga., Government

Marietta Police Department has officially been nominated for the 2018 Aftermath K9 Grant! We need your votes! Click here: https://www.aftermath.com/k9-grant/ You can vote every 12 hours until November 2nd. If you have problems with the link, you can see a heading for "K-9 Grants" - click that link and find us on the drop down lists! Please vote often as this could provide free financial assistance for our K-9 program!

Cobb County Sheriff's Deputy attempts to stop a vehicle break-in overnight. When confronted, one suspect drove their vehicle aggressively, striking the deputy. The deputy was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and thankfully will be okay! Initial media release: DATE: October 29, 2018 Sherriff Deputy struck by suspect vehicle Just before 4:00 AM this morning a Cobb County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Deputy was monitoring security video when he observed a suspect vehicle pull near their building at 32 Waddell Street and appear to break into a parked vehicle. The deputy walked outside and confronted two suspects who attempted to flee the area. One suspect ran on foot while another got back into their own vehicle and maneuvered aggressively toward the Deputy, striking him with the vehicle. The deputy drew his agency issued duty weapon and fired toward the suspect vehicle during the incident. At 4:00 AM Cobb 911 dispatched Marietta Police Department (MPD) Officers to the report of a person struck by a vehicle. The CCSO Deputy has been transported to Kennestone Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. MPD Detectives are working the investigation with CCSO Investigators. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact MPD Detective Mark Erion at (770) 794-5335. Neil Warren City of Marietta, Ga., Government

Its time for some FALL fun. Join us at Dunleith Elem for the fall festival. City of Marietta, Ga., Government Marietta City Schools Dunleith Elementary School

We are extremely fortunate to live in this great city. Thank you to Mellow Mushroom for providing pizza for lunch. We also want to thank Premium Distributors for the amazing ice cream we had for dessert. Thank you Marietta.

Awesome Food and Fun. A big thank you to the Marietta Business Association for hosting an appreciation cookout during lunch today. Thank you for all you do for this great city. Marietta Business Association City of Marietta, Ga., Government

Congratulations Lt. Collins. Lt. Collins received the public safety award today by the Marietta Buisness Association.

Northwest Exterminating showed up today and did a tailgate style cookout for Marietta First (and second) Responders! #weloveMFD Such an amazing fun surprise lunch! We are truly fortunate to be part of such a great community!!!

SECOND Public Safety Ambassador hired as a Police Officer! Credits good parenting and positive life choices with achieving his personal dream job serving the city that helped raise him! GREAT STORY HERE: Taurean Bowe is a familiar name inside the Marietta community as well as within the Marietta Police Department (MPD). Bowe reported that he “grew up in public housing within the city and had multiple opportunities to choose the wrong path, but knew he wanted to become a Marietta Police Officer since he was four years old.” He attributes his good life choices to the strong influence his family had on him while growing up, especially his relationship with his mother Adrianne Bowe. Bowe was an active and decorated member of the MPD youth Explorer program while attending Marietta High School (MHS). Shortly after his graduation from MHS, the MPD announced a new Public Safety Ambassador (PSA) program and highlighted how this could be a new pathway for youth to eventually become a uniform officer. Bowe was one of the first to apply and get hired as a PSA. Taurean Bowe met with MPD Chief Dan Flynn yesterday afternoon for his final interview to become a Uniform Patrol Officer. Chief Flynn announced yesterday that he was proud to report he had officially hired Bowe to begin his transition into an Officer. “It is also noteworthy that the PSA program implementation is one year old this month, it has been an enormous success and now it has yielded a second very promising new officer. The first, Denise Billings, is doing great as an officer and it is now safe to say that one benefit of the PSA Program is developing promising young people into strong police officer candidates with a jump on other candidates in terms of basic training in report writing, radio communications, knowledge of geography in the city and the ever important topic of effective policing via positive police-community relations.” Officer Bowe is beginning what will be an extensive amount of required training to learn his new role within the MPD. Please join us in wishing him great success in completing his training and starting his new career as an MPD Uniform Patrol Officer. The photo shows PSA Bowe in the MPD Lobby with local youth that were here with their family to complete a report. City of Marietta, Ga., Government Marietta, Georgia Police Department

Public Safety Ambassador (PSA) Clark and Bowe in action! Clark is pictured with some of the neighborhood children on Massachusetts Avenue Friday night. Both were at West Side elementary last Thursday during a school festival. Always love seeing the PSA's and Officers interact with the children! City of Marietta, Ga., Government Marietta City Schools

Placed here for clarification regarding a recent racially centered incident. Please take a minute to read the whole post before commenting. An incident occurred earlier this week in which a black male was asked by his friends to babysit their two white children. While the man was taking the children to lunch, a white woman motorist saw them and apparently assumed the children were being abducted. She followed them and called 911 to report her suspicions. A Cobb County police officer was dispatched, because the incident occurred in Cobb County jurisdiction (not City of Marietta). The CCPD officer investigated the incident and wrote a report. From the comments we have heard from the involved parties, the CCPD officer handled himself and the situation perfectly. The story has gone National and some media are reporting “Marietta Police” or “Police in Marietta” even though this was not in the City of Marietta nor did it involve any of our MPD officers. Due to the inaccurate references we have been contacted multiple times by residents, reporters and elected officials. We must reemphasize, even though this was NOT one of our officers, by all accounts the CCPD officer did everything right. We have created social media accounts, like this Facebook page, as a way to share public information with residents. This is not the best place for debate as written text can be misunderstood. Marietta Police will not tolerate racism within our department. We commend the CCPD officer and Mr Lewis (the babysitter) for the way they handled this unfortunate incident.

Thank you Primrose School of Acworth at Bentwater for sharing these photos from Officer Washington's visit this morning! We are lucky to have such amazing officers! Looks like everyone had a great time!

CONGRATULATIONS to the most recent graduates of the Citizens Police Academy; CLASS 322. It was a pleasure getting to know each one of you. Stay tuned for the dates of the next class.

Our friends over at Marietta Fire gave us access to this lifesaving information. PLEASE take a few minutes to watch the whole video. The content is well worth your time! This is Fire Prevention Week and we should ALL take a few minutes to check our smoke alarms and refresh our personal safety plan. No one ever PLANS to have a fire inside our own home...but it could happen! Does YOUR family have a plan? #hosedraggersmadegreatvideo #saveabluecanary Seriously, this information can save your life, please watch and share!

Kennesaw Mountain Park Chief Ranger Winegar to host a PARK SAFETY FORUM with MPD on October 9th at Marietta City Hall. Please share this public invitation. SEATING IS LIMITED. More information and registration can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kennesaw-mountain-national-battlefield-park-public-safety-forum-tickets-50739944540?aff=ebdssbeac

Kennesaw Mountain Park Chief Ranger Winegar to host a PARK SAFETY FORUM with MPD on October 9th at Marietta City Hall. Please share this public invitation. SEATING IS LIMITED. More information and registration can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kennesaw-mountain-national-battlefield-park-public-safety-forum-tickets-50739944540?aff=ebdssbeac

Please join us in welcoming our (3) NEWEST Officers: Stacy Fowler, Bethany Barbour and Matt Cole! Chief Flynn and the MPD senior command staff held their swearing in and pinning ceremony earlier today! We could not be happier about the future with such amazing additions to our family! City of Marietta, Ga., Government

Realty4Rehab raised funds locally with the desire to help first responders carry NARCAN. (411) local Police Officers will now have NARCAN in case of an emergency! The local realtors and the donors they worked with understand officers may come in contact with Opioids and need quick access to NARCAN for themselves, or when dealing with an overdose they were dispatched to. MPD has had NARCAN for over a year now and has had (5) saves since implementing the program! Our doses were due to expire in February of 2019. The check Yvette Williams dropped off today will fund new doses for all of our officers! #thankful #communitiesworkingtogether Yvette explained that their goal is to continue raising funds and stay part of a community working together to address the opioid crisis. We are truly fortunate to have residents working with us to address this complex problem!

MPD Coffee With A Cop was a ton of fun this morning! Special thanks to Cool Beans Coffee for providing the location and great coffee! Here are a few of the pics! Coffee with a Cop City of Marietta, Ga., Government

COFFEE WITH A COP starts at 10:00AM @ Cool Beans Coffee Roasters on the Marietta Square! MPD will have officers there to share a cup of coffee and chat from 10:00 AM until noon! Please come by and say hello! This is your chance to ask questions and get to know some of the officers protecting our community. We hope to see you there! Look for us near the MPD tent directly behind Cool Beans. City of Marietta, Ga., Government

Hardge Farm Murder suspect identified and now in custody! We want to reassure the public that they are safe and the suspect is now in custody. More importantly, we want to acknowledge the tragedy and how it has and will affect the family and the community they are a part of. Out of respect for all involved we will limit the details to simple facts surrounding the case. The Official Press Release is below: ******UPDATE******* October 2, 2018 5:47 PM A few minutes ago, Marietta Police Detectives arrested twenty-four-year-old Daniel Walden Attaway for the murder of his father, fifty-nine-year-old Douglas Wayne Attaway. On September 29, 2018 Douglas Attaway was shot in the basement of his home and the incident was initially reported by his son, Daniel. The detailed investigation by Marietta Police detectives led to sufficient evidence to charge Daniel Attaway with the murder of his father. Daniel will be booked into the Cobb County Adult Detention Center later this evening, charged with: Murder (F), Aggravated Assault with the intent to murder (F) and Possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony (M). *****ORIGINAL RELEASE******** DATE: September 29, 2018 Shooting at 570 Hardage Farm Drive Marietta Police Officers were dispatched to 570 Hardage Farm Drive at 4:31 this afternoon. The caller told 911 dispatchers that he had just entered his home and found his father had been shot and appeared deceased. Officers arrived and discovered one adult male deceased inside the home. The victim has been identified as fifty-nine-year-old Douglas Wayne Attaway. The 911 caller has been identified as twenty-four-year-old Daniel Walden Attaway. Detectives are beginning their investigation and no other information is available at this time. The Marietta Police Department would like to reassure local residents that initial indications suggest this was an isolated incident and there is no reason for concern. ###

Cobb Chamber named MPD Officer Jayson Duncan their PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR this morning at their annual breakfast to kick off PUBLIC SAFETY APPRECIATION WEEK! Officer Duncan was nominated for the award due to his involvement and selfless acts of merit in (6) unique incidents over the past year. His quick actions and calm thinking under pressure saved multiple lives! Included in the six events were the use of tourniquets, hemostatic gauze, direct pressure applied to large wounds and reviving multiple individuals who had overdosed on Opioids. Please share this and join us in congratulating him for his outstanding work and dedication to protecting and serving the residents of Marietta! #proud City of Marietta, Ga., Government Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Shooting was reported earlier today at 570 Hardage Farm Drive. Details available at this time: Marietta Police Officers were dispatched to 570 Hardage Farm Drive at 4:31 this afternoon. The caller told 911 dispatchers that he had just entered his home and found his father had been shot and appeared deceased. Officers arrived and discovered one adult male deceased inside the home. The victim has been identified as fifty-nine-year-old Douglas Wayne Attaway. The 911 caller has been identified as twenty-four-year-old Daniel Walden Attaway. Detectives are beginning their investigation and no other information is available at this time. The Marietta Police Department would like to reassure local residents that initial indications suggest this was an isolated incident and there is no reason for concern.