Safety in Piedmont heights
Piedmont Heights Security Patrol: Safety's Always on Our Mind
The Piedmont Heights Security Patrol is a part-time endeavor that enhances regular city police services in our neighborhood by adding direct patrol of our streets by an off-duty police officer. It has proved to be a clear benefit to the entire Piedmont Heights neighborhood.
The Home Away Watch service is a great membership benefit. Members can let us know when you'll be out of town so that extra care can be taken to watch over your home. Members, you can login and request Home Away Watch here.
The Security Patrol and Home Away Watch services are open to current PHCA members, whether they are homeowners or home renters. You may join at any time. Donations over and above the member fee are always appreciated.
By joining as a PHCA Member, you will receive a security patrol yard sign.
The Security Patrol employs off-duty Atlanta police officers. While on duty for us, the patrolling officer will:
The patrol serves the entire neighborhood as an additional police presence and is worthy of the entire neighborhood’s support.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us using the form on this page.
Remember, you should call 911 when:
If a crime goes unreported to the police, then it does not show up in the official crime statistics and therefore affects the APD's resource allocation. Police manpower is driven by the actual reports of crime.
Your first call should always be to 911; contact PHCA only after you have called 911.