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Iron Sky Software Gives Norcross PD the Technology Edge on Crime

Iron Sky Software Gives Norcross PD the Technology Edge on Crime

Norcross, GA--  (submitted by City of Norcross)

A city-wide wireless surveillance project dubbed, “Iron Sky”, is being implemented in the City of Norcross as part of the Norcross Police Department’s (NPD) aggressively pro-active approach to public safety. Named after the Texas-based company that developed the project software, Iron Sky’s turnkey, wireless surveillance platform is comprised of off-the-shelf cameras and surveillance equipment, using innovative, customized software to record high resolution images.

According to NPD Chief Dallas Stidd, the goal is to “build a net” of surveillance equipment throughout the Norcross community, so that there is thorough, continuous monitoring of heavily trafficked areas. “This is very high-tech software that basically serves as another set of ‘eyes’ for us,” explained Chief Stidd.

Gwinnett County Police Need Help Locating Craigslist Thief

Gwinnett County Police Need Help Locating Craigslist Thief

Gwinnett County Police are requesting help, from the public, in locating a motorcycle thief. According to the victim, Gary Bernard Sirmans contacted him in reference to a Craigslist ad he posted to sell a 2009 Kawasaki 650. The suspect, Sirmans (24 y.o.

Authorities say they made the Largest Drug Bust in County history


NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - Police and federal drug agents have conducted a raid on a house in Norcross.

Police say the raid late Monday and early Tuesday was at a suspected drug house. WSB Radio reports that agents were seen wheeling large barrels from the home overnight.

Agents with Gwinnett County Police, Norcross Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration took part in the raid.

Police haven't said yet what they found inside the house.

Police Need Your Help to Stop the Rash of Robberies Targeting the Norcross Hispanic Community

Gwinnett County Police Department

Press Release

The Gwinnett County Police Department Robbery Unit is seeking information on a series of robberies in and around the Huntington Village Apartments.  The targeted victims have all been Hispanic and we have learned there have been numerous other robberies that have gone unreported.  We are asking any residents who have been the victim of a robbery, but have not reported the crime, to call investigators.  Victims who have not come forward because of their immigration status are encouraged to do so and their immigration status in this country does not matter to investigators.  The Robbery Unit is also asking anyone with information on possible suspects to please call detectives.  Callers do not have to provide their information and can remain anonymous.

Gwinnett Residents: This E-Mail is a Hoax!

Gwinnett Residents: Beware! The following e-mail is a hoax. Gwinnett Co. Sheriff's Dept. PIO, Stacey Bourbonnais stated in an e-mail sent to 11Alive, "It {this email} is not true. This is something that is being circulated on the web that is completely false." The entire email is below. Again, do need heed this warning; this e-mail is a untrue.

Gwinnett County Police Department Seize 163 pounds of Marijuana and make Arrest

Atlanta, GA--  Officers from the Gwinnett County Police Department and Investigators detailed to the Gwinnett Police Special Investigations Section responded to an anonymous tip concerning drug activity at 1500 Ridge Brook Trail, the Bridgewater Apartments. There, Investigators stopped a drug smuggling and sales operation, seizing 163 pounds of marijuana concealed in an apartment and within a vehicle.

The suspect arrested is identified as 20 year-old Angel Felix of Duluth. Felix had recently moved into Gwinnett County from California. He has been charged with 2 counts of Trafficking Marijuana. He remains in jail; no bond has been set.

Armed with a Search Warrant, Narcotics Investigators and Officers from the Gwinnett County Police Department entered an apartment in the Bridgewater Apartment Complex.

Gwinnett County Jail Inmates are Overcrowded Despite 360 New and Unused Beds

Atlanta, GA--  The Gwinnett County Jail is said to be overcrowded again, but this is even after a $78 million expansion that was completed in 2006.

The new expanded areas have not been opened by the Gwinnett Sheriff because he says he would have to hire 30 or more deputies to staff it.  At this time, he has decided to triple bunk 400 inmates and house others at a jail in Pelham due to the lack of funds for new hires and overtime.