Po­lice will have of­fice at The Bat­tery, sta­dium

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - COUNTY BY COUNTY - CAR­OLYN CUN­NING­HAM FOR THE AJC

Cobb County law en­force­ment will have more of a pres­ence at The Bat­tery At­lanta and SunTrust Park.

The Cobb County Board of Com­mis­sion­ers ap­proved a li­cense agree­ment on Oct. 9 be­tween The Bat­tery At­lanta As­so­ci­a­tion Inc. and Cobb County, al­low­ing use by the Cobb County De­part­ment of Pub­lic Safety of li­censed of­fice space in the Com­mand Cen­ter of The Bat­tery Re­tail Vil­lage and the pur­chase and re­im­burse­ment of hard­ware and soft­ware for use within that space.

A need was iden­ti­fied for two po­lice work­sta­tions within The Bat­tery At­lanta to re­spond to calls for ser­vice, write po­lice re­ports and is­sue war­rants in and around The Bat­tery At­lanta.

Hav­ing an on­site of­fice will al­low for quicker, more ef­fi­cient re­sponses of emer­gency per­son­nel within the area, ac­cord­ing to Cobb Pub­lic Safety Agency Direc­tor Sam Heaton.

Also, the agree­ment will al­low the county to pur­chase the needed equip­ment to be used within the li­censed space at an es­ti­mated cost of $3,521, which will be re­im­bursed by The Bat­tery At­lanta As­so­ci­a­tion Inc.

This agree­ment re­stricts the use of the equip­ment to au­tho­rized per­son­nel only and re­quires The Bat­tery At­lanta As­so­ci­a­tion Inc. to up­grade the equip­ment, ac­cord­ing to the county’s rec­om­men­da­tion.

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