Keith Meadows is the new police chief of the city of South Fulton. CONTRIBUTED

City of South Fulton names new police chief

The city of South Fulton named Keith Meadows the new police chief during its regularly scheduled council meeting.

Meadows comes to the city of South Fulton after serving as chief of police for the College Park Police Department for three years and after a 30-year career with the Atlanta Police Department.

Meadows has worked in several different capacities during his law enforcement career to include: served as Commander of the School Detective Section for the Atlanta Police Department, served as the Precinct Commander for Zone Six where he led several community crime prevention programs and elevated community participation, and served as the Commander of the Major Crimes Section which includes the Homicide, Special Victims, Major Fraud, Commercial Robbery, School Detectives, Auto Theft and Fugitive Units.

Meadows is the recipient of several awards and certificates and has served on several boards. He’s received citations from the Henry F. Williams Homicide Conference, the International Homicide Conference, the Southeast Regional Homicide Conference and the Metro Homicide Conference. Meadows has also received the distinguished “Heart to Heart Award” for his work with Atlanta’s crime victims.

Meadows is a graduate of Columbus State University where he received his Master of Science in Justice Administration and is a graduate of Saint Leo University where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.

Information: cityofsouthfultonga.gov

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