Security and Public Safety

The Fox Theatre considers patron security and safety our top priority. To do our part in maintaining a robust public safety program, we implement a variety of proactive security programs—some which are visible and others that must remain confidential in order to protect their integrity—integral to everyday Fox Theatre operations:

  • Trained and professional security officers and guest experience staff
  • Advanced security technologies for enhanced public safety, including integrated surveillance systems, consistent use of metal detectors, and advanced lock and access control systems
  • Dedicated monitoring of Fire, Security and Safety systems
  • Comprehensive emergency response plans supported by trained staff
  • A close and constantly evolving partnership with the Atlanta Police Department (APD) who are engaged at every show
  • Rigorous security and safety assessments, training, exercises and reviews regularly conducted with local, state and federal law enforcement partners

The Fox Theatre implements a risk-based, intelligence-driven security strategy designed to improve security programs and patron safety. We use a variety of screening processes, so patrons can enjoy the Fox experience with peace of mind. In addition, our security team regularly implements unpredictable and evolving security measures throughout the facility to ensure a robust security footprint.

Fox “See Something, Say Something” Program. 

Public safety is everyone’s responsibility. If you spot any suspicious activity, related to the Fox Theatre or Atlanta in general, report it to local law enforcement via 911, call Fox Theatre Security at 404-881-2047, or send an e-mail to Fox Theatre Security at: foxsecurity@foxtheatre.org.

Describe specifically what you observed, including:

  • Who or what you saw (descriptions of people/vehicles/license plates)
  • When you saw it (time and date)
  • Where it occurred
  • Why it seemed suspicious, odd or out of place
  • Your contact information in case authorities have additional questions

Suspicious activity often includes, but is not limited to:

  • Unusual items or situations: A vehicle parked in an odd location, unattended packages/luggage, or other out-of-the-ordinary situations. People who appear out of place, nervous and uncomfortable, wearing too much clothing for the weather conditions, or someone with large or bulky items under their clothing.
  • Eliciting information: A person questions individuals at a level beyond curiosity about the Fox Theatre’s operations, security procedures and/or personnel, shift changes, etc.
  • Observation/surveillance: Someone pays unusual attention to Fox Theatre screening and entry procedures. This includes extended loitering without explanation (particularly in concealed locations); unusual, repeated, and/or prolonged observation of a building (e.g., with binoculars or video camera); taking notes or measurements; counting paces; sketching floor plans, etc.

While many of these activities are likely innocent—it’s up to law enforcement to determine if further investigation is warranted.

The Fox Theatre thanks our Community and Law Enforcement Partners:

 

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