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Saint Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day Blessings Upon You Greetings, The St. Patrick's Day Parade this year will be led by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Nathan Bradley as the MAPES’ Honorary Marshal. This is an incredible opportunity for our organization to show our great tradition.  We...

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Passing of Mac McKenna

Passing of MAPES Member Mac McKenna I am deeply saddened to inform you of the passing of a great man and a great friend. Mac McKenna passed away Saturday, October 3rd. Mac was a long time active member of MAPES. He was an exemplary member and mentor to our young...

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Letter from John Pucci

Greetings: First, let me say I am honored to be able to represent such a great organization as is our Emerald Society. I have been on the MAPES Board in some form since our inception in 1997. I say that to tell you I have been blessed to have worked under some great...

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The Metro Atlanta Police Emerald Society (MAPES) is a non political fraternal organization made up of law enforcement officers and supporters of Gaelic heritage.



MAPES hosts and participates in several events throughout the year. These include an awards banquet, family picnic, Braves game and St Patrick’s Day Parade.


Official MAPES merchandise is available for purchase from from this website. All funds raised from merchandise sales are used to fund member activities.


Photos from various MAPES events can be viewed by following this link.