APD. Atmore Police Department

2 officers join APD
Atmore Police Department’s rank and file welcomed two rookie patrol officers after the December 7 graduation ceremony at the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center’s police academy. The new officers — Guytel Martin and Logan Weber — have strong ties to the community, making their APD employment an even better fit. Martin, who worked 10 years with Pepsi Cola Bottling of Atmore before deciding to try his hand at policing, was…
Man tries to run down officers
An Atmore man, initially suspected of stealing several items from a local business, remained in the Escambia County Detention Center this week, charged with attempting to run down two Atmore police officers who were trying to arrest him on the theft charge. According to an employee of the county jail’s booking and release division, Marvin Angelo Moorer of Atmore is being held on two counts of attempted murder of a…
APD officers trained on use of new weapon
A handful of Atmore Police Department officers and investigators were literally and figuratively shocked last week to discover the capabilities of the department’s newest non-lethal weapon. Five officers not only got a chance last week to handle and activate one of the 13 new Phazzer Enforcers the department recently purchased with a $9,000 grant awarded by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, but each also got the chance…