Major|Chief of Staff
Major Vincent Moore moved to Atlanta and started his police career on January 08, 1988. Major Moore has steadily been promoted through the ranks as a Police Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and Major. He was promoted to the rank of Major by Chief G. Turner and assigned as the Chief of Staff.
He has held a variety of positions throughout his 24 year tenure that has prepared him for this assignment. While at the police officer rank, he was assigned to serve the citizens of Zone 1 and the Atlanta Housing Authority.
In 1996, Major Moore was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to Zone 6. After working in Zone 6 for several weeks, he was moved back to Atlanta Housing Authority Section to work the initiative to reduce crime.
In 1998, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to Zone 5. In 1999, he was moved to oversee the Gun Unit. While in this unit, he worked with Fulton County District Attorney and the U.S. Attorney Office for the Northern District of Georgia on the FACE 5 initiative which was designed to identify gun offenders who could be prosecuted under any of several federal statutes.
In 2000, Major Moore was appointed to command Zone 1. While in Zone 1, he created several initiatives, such as, Operation Crackdown - where the owners of crime ridden properties had to bring their parcels up to an agreed upon standard or risk losing their property; SAFE Neighborhoods - targeted violent criminals from a qualitative and quantitative approach to reduce homicides, robberies, aggravated assaults and drug trafficking, as well as Operation Abandon Property - where the National Guard came into the English Avenue community to demolish abandon apartments and dilapidated homes. He also received numerous accommodations, including Neighborhood Planning Unit Chairperson Commander of the Year. In 2002, a Task Force was formed with local, state, federal agencies, as well as community leaders, in which he was placed over to command.
After serving on the Task Force, he continued to serve the citizens by working in the Criminal Investigation Division Aggravated Assault and Vice Squads. Major Moore spearheaded the turnaround of crime in the Auburn Avenue community while in the Field Operations Division.
In 2010, he was assigned to School Detective and then later appointed to Captain. He was soon after assigned to Zone 6 as the Assistant Zone Commander.
Major Moore is an honors graduate of Saint Leo University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University.