ATLANTA (WAOK)- The Atlanta Police Department arrested over fifty fugitives through “Operation Safeguard Fugitive Round Up”.
Several law enforcement agencies joined forces to capture people with outstanding warrants. The officers were sent to various neighborhoods to collect the fugitives. Atlanta Police Major Keith Meadows praised the officers for their work. Major Meadows was very pleased that the operation lead to the capture of 52 fugitives.
The Fulton County District Attorney released a statement that he wants to implement harsher punishments for criminals, which will hopefully make the streets safer. The Atlanta Police Department has promised that if any fugitives caught during the sting are released, the department will follow-up with them to deter any future crimes.