POLICE SERVICES

FAQs

  • Fingerprinting

  • Alcohol Pouring Permit

  • What are the hours for fingerprinting, pouring permits, and taxi permits?

  • Can I use my consent form from my employer for a background check?

  • Do I have an active warrant against me?

  • How can I check on the status of an inmate?

  • How can I contact a police officer?

  • How can I find out about my hit and run accident?

  • How can I get a list of incidents that have occurred in/or near my area, and what do I need in order to receive an incident report?

  • How can I obtain a video copy of an incident?

  • How can I obtain information on a specific case?

  • How can I obtain my gun?

  • How can I obtain my property?

  • How can I pass on information anonymously?

  • How do I add a supplemental?

  • How do I contact the Alpharetta/Fulton County jail facility?

  • How do I contact the courts for paying citations, fines or for information on court dates?

  • How do I file a TPO (Temporary Protection Order)?

  • How do I obtain an open records request?

  • How do I take care of my existing warrant?

  • How far back does the Alpharetta Police Department in date when generating an incident analysis?

  • How long does it take to obtain a video?

  • How long does it take to receive an incident report?

  • How much does a pouring permit and fingerprinting cost?

  • How much is a background check and how long does the process take?

  • How much is an accident report?

  • How much is an expungement and how long does the process take?

  • How much is an incident report?

  • Do you have take home cars?

  • What shifts do you work?

  • I have experience from another department; when can I apply for a specialized unit, such as detective or K-9?

  • Do you pay for experience?

  • What is a Red Light Camera Enforcement System?

  • What is a red light violation?

  • What do the cameras photograph?

  • Do the cameras photograph every vehicle?

  • Who receives the citation?

  • What if I wasn’t driving at the time of the violation?

  • How much is the fine? How do I pay?

  • Will this affect my insurance? Will I get points on my driving record?

  • What if I want to appeal or contest the citation?

  • What if I lost the original citation?

  • How can I find out more information?

  • Will filling a police report remove the fraudulent information from my credit report?

  • If I made a police report, why should I report the crime to the Federal Trade Commission or the Internet Fraud Complaint Center?

  • Will I get my money back? Criminal prosecution does not guarantee that your funds will be returned to you.

  • What are the dangers of red light running?

  • Are red light cameras effective and what are the benefits?

  • Does the City of Alpharetta need red-light cameras?

  • How does the red light camera enforcement system work?

  • What intersections will have red light cameras?

  • Where are red light cameras used?

  • What state law authorizes the use of red light cameras?

FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES

FAQs

  • How can I arrange for my school, or group to visit the fire station or get a speaker from the Department of Fire and Emergency Services?

  • How can I find out what programs the Fire Department offers?

  • How do I get a copy of a fire incident report?

  • If I have information about a fire or a fire setter, can I tell someone in confidence?

  • Is counseling available if my child is setting fires?

  • What do the blue reflective squares in the middle of road represent?

  • When an emergency vehicle is approaching that is displaying emergency lights and sirens, what should I do?

  • Where can I go to get my blood pressure checked?

  • Who is responsible for fire hydrants if they are missing caps or leaking?

  • Why are City of Alpharetta Fire Engines white instead of red?

  • Why are some fire hydrants in this area red and some are silver?

  • Why do fire trucks respond to motor vehicle accidents?

  • Why do I see fire trucks with lights and sirens go through a red light at intersections and then, after they go through, they turn off their lights and slow down?

  • Why do I see firefighters cutting holes in the roof of a building on fire?

  • Why do I sometimes see Fire Engines sitting in front of a store? Are they shopping on duty?

  • Why do so many fire apparatus respond to simple incidents?