Become a founding member of the Pennington Society by joining in 2019. As a member, you become part of the mission to make Atlanta the safest large city in nation.

What is the Pennington Society?
The Pennington Society is a giving society for individual donors who donate $1,500 or more annually to the Atlanta Police Foundation.

Who was Chief Pennington?
Richard Pennington served as the Atlanta Police Chief from 2002 to 2010. He is credited with creating the Atlanta Police Foundation with Mayor Shirley Franklin.

Who can be a member of the Pennington Society?
Individual donors who give $1,500 or more annually.




  • Safety briefing from zone commander
  • Atlanta Police Foundation supporter car decal
  • APF website listing
  • Invitation to all APF events 

Sergeant’s Circle


  • Recognition on donor wall at APF headquarters
  • APF lapel pin
  • Commemorative brick at one of the At-Promise centers
  • All benefits of prior level

Lieutenant’s Circle


  • Special annual gift from the Foundation
  • Invitation to exclusive annual donor reception
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to Crime is Toast awards breakfast
  • All benefits of prior level

Captain’s Circle


  • Listed as a Host Committee member for annual Blue Jean Ball
  • Special recognition at exclusive annual donor reception
  • All benefits of prior levels

Major’s Circle


  • Seating at the Foundation’s CEO’s table at Crime is Toast
  • Exclusive breakfast with the Foundation’s President & CEO
  • Recognition on donor wall at both At-Promise centers
  • All benefits of prior levels

Chief’s Circle


  • Seating at the Chief’s table at Crime is Toast
  • Exclusive tour and training experience with the Atlanta Police Department
  • All benefits of prior levels


Those that donate $100,000 or more will be named a Founding Legacy Member of thE Pennington Society and will be formally recognized at all Foundation events throughout the year. Legacy Members will also receive all benefits listed above, in addition to exclusive experiences and opportunities not available to other donors.


Circle of Safety Members

Richard Allen

Mindy Banks

Ryan Bellows

Leonte Benton

Jay Bernath

Taylor S.  Brown

Debra and Kevin Buster

Emily Cannon

Maria and Zack Cloud

Joe Crawford

Carmen Ekdahl

Duncan Gibbs

Noel Hardin

Tad Hutcheson

JP  James

Nick Juliano

Al Keeler

Kenneth and Susan  Kraft

Keven Lake

Stephen and Landon Lanier

Robin Loudermilk

John McColl

Emmett Mercer

Hollis Montgomery

Jack Murphy

John O’Neill

Bob Peterson

Condace Pressley

The Robinson Family

Josh Rowan

Sachin Shailendra

Bentina and Antonio Terry

Nikita Trivedi

Kathy N. Waller

Stephen Weizenecker

Sergeant’s Circle

Simon Bloom

Paul Brown

Carol Cookerly

David and Anne Dantzler

Tye and Cathy Darland

Bryan Davis

Walt Ehmer

Mark F. Giuliano

Ernest Greer

Julia Houston

John Inhouse III

John and Abby Irby

Frank Patterson

Leslie Patterson

Beatriz Perez

Carter and Elizabeth Pope

Kristy Robison

Jim Shelton

Carlton Smith

Kevin Smith

Christine  St.Clare

John A.  Stegeman

Mark and Rebekah Wasserman

Kenneth Welch

Joe Whitley

Tom  Wiley

Lieutenant’s Circle

Ronald and Marcy Allen

Liz and Frank Blake

Daniel Grider

David and Jennifer Kahn Family

Richard Reece

Jodi and Bill Selvey

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