Public Safety

From Bankhead to Buckhead, every resident deserves to feel safe.  Crime statistics are useless when people do not feel safe walking in their neighborhoods or stopping to get gas at convenient stores. ~Ceasar Mitchell We must be more strategic in our approach to fighting crime.  I will increase public safety in the city by providing innovative solutions

From Bankhead to Buckhead, every resident deserves to feel safe.  Crime statistics are useless when people do not feel safe walking in their neighborhoods or stopping to get gas at convenient stores. ~Ceasar Mitchell

We must be more strategic in our approach to fighting crime.  I will increase public safety in the city by providing innovative solutions that focus on the root causes of crime and link those solutions to education, prevention, job creation, rehabilitation, community partnerships.

As your Council President, I made major strides in the area of public safety by creating a comprehensive Community Policing Training and Preparedness Program that required new recruits to be assigned to foot patrol duty throughout the community.  I put stricter penalties in place for businesses who knowingly sale illegal drugs on their property.  With the help of community groups, I started a citywide “Slow Down” campaign encouraging drivers to follow residential speed limits.  I collaborated with the city’s unions to provide annual salary increases for sworn officers, which included bonuses for educational achievements and bilingual speaking officers.

As your Mayor, I will implement the following solutions: 

PAID FOR BY CEASAR MITCHELL FOR MAYOR
P.O. BOX 3430 Atlanta, GA 30302