Atlanta Mayor Issues Administrative Orders To Revise Use Of Force PoliciesThree weeks after Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms created an Advisory Council to look into the Atlanta Police Department's Use of Force policies, she issued three Administrative Orders to immediately begin revising them.
Celebration Of Life Held For Rayshard BrooksFor those who knew Rayshard Brooks, the Celebration of Life service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church was full of rejoicing and sadness.
I Quit: Police Officers Across U.S. ResignIn the three weeks since George Floyd's death, the role of America's criminal justice system has been propelled to the forefront of national conversation with thousands calling for comprehensive changes within the country's policing system.
Some Law Enforcement Officials Say Rayshard Brooks' Shooting Was JustifiedA point of contention in the debate revolving around Brooks' last moments was the Taser he picked up from one of the officers.
Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Received Several Citizen Complaints Against HimThe Atlanta Police Department released records that show the officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last week had several citizen complaints lodged against him prior to the incident.
Charges Upgraded For ATV Driver Who Hit APD OfficerAtlanta Police investigators filed upgraded charges against Avery Goggans, the alleged driver of an ATV that struck APD officer Maximillian Brewer during the George Floyd protests on May 30, 2020.
APD Fires Two More Officers In College Student Tasing IncidentAPD announced two additional officers, Sergeant Lonnie Hood and Officer Armon Jones, were fired as a result of a tasing incident involving two college students during protests.
Midtown Rape Suspect Turns Himself In To Atlanta PoliceEric Key turned himself into Atlanta Police Headquarters. Key was arrested and faces charges of Sexual Battery, Aggravated Sodomy, Rape, and Kidnapping.
$2000 Reward Offered For Midtown Atlanta Rape Suspect IdentityAround 7:30 am on June 7, 2020 the victim was leaving her Midtown Atlanta apartment complex when she was approached by a male who forced her into a vacant apartment and raped her.
Crime Stoppers: APD Looking For Suspects Wanted In Atlanta Underground AssaultInvestigators with the Atlanta Police Department are seeking assistance locating suspects wanted in an Aggravated Assault that occurred Saturday, May 30th, around 12:30 am at 54 Peachtree St. (Atlanta Underground)
APD Chief: I Will Not 'Watch Our Employees Get Swept Up In The Tsunami Of Political Jockeying'Six Atlanta police officers were booked, five on felony charges, after allegations of using excessive force during a protest Saturday.
'I Thought I Might Be Killed' College Student Recalls APD EncounterTaniyah Pilgrim says she feared she might not survive when Atlanta police used a Taser on her friend Messiah Young and pulled Pilgrim from a vehicle during street protests on Saturday.
All MARTA Bus, Rail, And Paratransit Services Will Operate As Scheduled TonightMarta Service To Operate As Scheduled On June 2.
UPDATE: Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD OfficersFulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Tuesday that six Atlanta Police officers are being charged with using excessive force during an arrest of two college students at a protest on Saturday night.
Mayor Bottoms Attempts 'Tough Balance' On Supporting PoliceAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she is trying to find a "tough balance" between criticizing some police officers and supporting ones who protect the city amid protests spurred by the recent killing of a black man in Minnesota by a white officer.