District Hosts Deputization Ceremony for 76 Atlanta Public Schools Police Department Officers

On March 17, the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department (APSPD) bestowed 76 officers with the ability to endorse laws outside of our school district. To understand the significance of this, it is helpful to know that before June 2016, Atlanta Public Schools did not have its own police force. Students who ran afoul of District... Continue Reading →

APS is Looking for a Few Good Men and Women to Serve as School Resource Officers

Beginning next school year, Atlanta Public Schools will have an all new safety and security team in place to protect its students, employees and campuses. APS wants to fill 55 School Resource Officer positions as well as several senior law enforcement roles over the next several weeks for its new in-house Atlanta Public Schools Safety... Continue Reading →

Celebrate School Crossing Guard Recognition Week – January 20-24

Atlanta Public Schools honors crossing guards across the district for their commitment to child pedestrian safety during School Crossing Guard Recognition Week from January 20 – 24, 2014. As part of the weeklong celebration, parents, students, teachers and administrative staff are encouraged to give thank you cards, or simply say “thank you” to school crossing... Continue Reading →

First Aid and CPR-AED Training Available for APS Employees and Students

In Atlanta Public Schools, the safety of our students and staff is our top priority.  The APS Safety and Security Department requires all staff members in their department to receive first aid, CPR and AED Certification. This training prepares them to respond to various emergency situations by learning CPR, using the AED machine and more.... Continue Reading →

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