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Atlanta Pastor Gunned Down

Atlanta Pastor Gunned Down

Atlanta Police are investigating the murder of popular associate pastor at a Southwest Atlanta church.

Detectives say 56-year-old Derek Moses was founded murdered inside his Cascade Road home and business office. Police say the associate Pastor at Providence Missionary Baptist Church had been shot in the head.

Police say they have no motive for the murder. Friends are likewise trying to figure out who targeted the local accountant and tax preparer.

"Two people's lives have totally been ruined, " said Pastor Gerald Durley. "And if I had a chance to speak with the perpetrator I would ask him, 'Was it worth it?'

Investigators say they are focusing on Moses' stolen 2002 BMW. It was recovered a short distance from the crime scene and police hope someone may have seen the suspect driving the car.

CSI - SW ATL: Associate Pastor at SW ATL Church Found Monday Fatally Shot at Cascade Road Office

CSI - SW ATL: Associate Pastor at SW ATL Church Found Monday Fatally Shot at Cascade Road Office

Atlanta - "What's Happenin' in SWAT (SW ATL)..." Did you know... According to Atlanta police, 56-year-old Derek Moses, associate pastor of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Southwest Atlanta, who also worked as an accountant, was found shot to death at his accounting home office on Cascade Road on Monday.

A co-worker discovered Moses' body shortly before 10 a.m. on Monday at the home office of Moses & Co. Accounting, located at 2009 Cascade Rd. SW, said Atlanta Police spokeswoman Kim Jones.  When the co-worker arrived, they discovered he had multiple gunshot wounds to the head, Atlanta police investigators said.

Moses' blue BMW was missing from the location, but was later found on Montreat Avenue SW, Officer Jones said.

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Adamsville Recreation Center Hosts Atlanta Police District Rezoning Meeting Monday

"What's Happenin' in SWAT (SW ATL)..." Did you know... The Atlanta Police Department Zone 4, comprised mostly in SW Atlanta, has the 2nd highest land mass (32.8 Sq. Miles) coverage area and receives the #1 amount of 911 calls in the district.  As such, last year APD commissioned a study to analyze the current police patrol beats, redesign beats where necessary to correct disparate patrol workload distributions and improve response times to maximize service.

 As part of the Atlanta Police Department's community outreach, intended to inform City of Atlanta residents on changes to its six geographical patrol zones, APD will host its Zone 4 (SW ATL) community meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 28, at Adamsville Recreation Center and Natatorium, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

APD holds additional Community Meeting today regarding beat redesign

APD holds additional Community Meeting today regarding beat redesign

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Carlos Campos)  The Atlanta Police Department announced a series of community meetings intended to inform city residents on changes to its six geographical patrol zones.

The APD embarked on a study a year ago, examining its police beats with the goal of ensuring that its resources and response times to calls for service were maximized.

The resulting plan retains the departments six zones, though some geographical boundaries have shifted. Department leadership believes the plan will increase police visibility by boosting the number of beats throughout the city and balancing out workloads in each zone, allowing for improved response times.

Chief George Turner, along with commanders for each zone, will join other department leadership in presenting the plan - along with expected benefits - in a series of public forums through March.

The current meeting : Wednesday, March 9 - Zone 2 The Lodge at Peachtree Presbyterian Church 3417 Roswell Road 7:00 PM

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

TANKOH Launches Mommy & Me Computers

In today’s global and virtual world, the need for parents to have full control over their child’s online activity has become a high necessity as compared to previous decades. With children as young as three years of age being increasingly savvy with technology, parents need to protect their families from becoming a statistic of online predators.  According to reports, three in ten victims of online child predator cases appear to be aged 6 and under – with five percent apparently younger than two years of age which runs parallel to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) report, a division in charge of  closing illegal internet content. More than three quarters of these child victims are girls.

MLK and Peyton Rd. Residents gather to Address Crime in SW Atlanta 12/14 at 5pm

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Jonathan Harris)  Emergency Neighborhood crime prevention meeting is scheduled for tonight at 5pm. This is to give urgent attention to address the crime in Southwest Atlanta.

On Tuesday December 14, 2010 at 5pm residents of Alta Pointe Apartments and Park Commons and other community neighbors will come together at 306 Peyton Rd. Atlanta, Ga 30311 to address there concerns with Atlanta police, Elected Officials and other City Officials.

This Community is tired of not feeling safe and Atlanta Police taking their time to respond to calls.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to stop by and add your concerns.

Bobby Tillman's Mom and Morehouse College outlines steps to Prevent Violent Crime

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by Jenny Morgan)  

In the wake of the tragic beating death of Bobby Tillman, many people across metro Atlanta are asking themselves, “What can we do?”

This Friday, Tillman’s mother Ms. Monique Rivade, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and other community leaders are coming together to answer that question. They will unveil a regional peace plan outlining action steps to prevent violent crime in our city. Details about the Atlanta Violence Prevention Partnership Forum follow.

You are invited to attend and participate in this important step towards bringing peace to our streets.

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, 8 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Adamsville Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, S.W., Atlanta, GA