Bolster support of police, reform policing, and still close the jail
Three months after George Floyd died in police custody, Atlanta is seeking two young adults to serve on the city’s board that adjudicates citizen complaints against Atlanta police and corrections officers.
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There's been a tension: Atlanta leaders do want police, but they want a "transformation" too.
Some new faces, and familiar ones, at major Atlanta nonprofits.
"It gives protection to first responders and their families..."
But there's a lot less money for the jail.
"Millions of children go to school where there are many cops, but not one nurse."
Some election results are still unknown.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore urged Wednesday for a reform of the Atlanta Police Department, not a dismantling of APD. Moore presented three specific recommendations that bring the Atlanta City Council squarely into the ...
APD made 425 arrests from Friday through Monday.
MARTA’s incoming police chief is a former president of Atlanta’s police union who ascended to become the department’s deputy chief in a 26-year career that spanned squads that fight crimes including human trafficking, robbery and ...
Fostering community partnerships with police officers is a major thrust of initiatives to be launched in the fairly new City of South Fulton, aided by the work of Georgia Tech researchers who have suggested a ...
The Atlanta City Council seems intent to raise in 2020 the one-time impact fees charged to new developments to raise money to provide the public parks, roads, police precincts and fire stations that serve growth. ...
In a Georgia legislative session that brought a divisive abortion bill after a tense election, Democrats see police overkill with Republican fingerprints on it; while police say they're just ensuring safety.