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How Cities Should Handle Ransomware Attacks

March 30, 2018
In Atlanta, hackers demanded $51,000 in the cryptocurrency bitcoin. City officials declined to say whether they made the payments. Baltimore officials didn’t release details on the ransom amount.

Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, Affects Police Operations

March 28, 2018
Because of a ransomware attack, the Atlanta Municipal Court has been unable to validate warrants. Police officers have been writing reports by hand. The city has stopped taking employment applications.

Atlanta Officer Rescues Dog from Burning Building

January 23, 2018
Wrinkler pulled the dog out and the pup can be seen struggling to breathe on the officer’s body cam footage. Wrinkler carried the dog away from the burning house. More Here.

Video: Atlanta Officer Rescues Dog from Burning Building

January 23, 2018
Wrinkler pulled the dog out and the pup can be seen struggling to breathe on the officer’s body cam footage. Wrinkler carried the dog away from the burning house.

Richard Pennington, Former Police Chief of New Orleans and Atlanta Dies

May 9, 2017
Richard Pennington, who attained national renown for bringing departmental reforms and helping reduce crime rates while serving as chief in New Orleans, died May 4 at a hospice center in Atlanta. He was 70.

Video: Atlanta Officer Helps Girl Caught Shoplifting Shoes for Sister

May 4, 2017
The girl, who has four siblings, wanted to do something nice for her five-year-old sister who could not afford a pair of shoes. In desperation, she tried to steal a $2 pair from a Family Dollar.

Atlanta Officer Helps Girl Caught Shoplifting Shoes for Sister

May 4, 2017
The girl, who has four siblings, wanted to do something nice for five-year-old sister who could not afford a pair of shoes. In desperation, she tried to steal a $2 pair from a Family Dollar. More Here.

Former “Lost Boy of Sudan” Becomes Atlanta Officer

February 17, 2017
Jacob Mach, and his son, were all smiles for his first day at the Atlanta Police Department Wednesday but his past trauma as a child is something that many can’t even imagine.

Atlanta's New Police Chief Sworn In

January 11, 2017
Erika Shields was sworn in as Atlanta's Chief of Police on Tuesday, making her the second woman to take the post in the department's history.

Atlanta Initiative Allowing Officers to Buy Homes Near Patrol Areas

October 24, 2016
In an effort to make the high-crime area of Vine City in downtown Atlanta more secure, five Atlanta Police officers will move into new, two-story houses on James P. Brawley Drive starting in mid-November.

Video: GA Cop Killer Executed After 16 Years on Death Row

October 20, 2016
Lawler ambushed two Atlanta police officers on October 12, 1997 -- Officer John Richard Sowa, and Officer Patricia Cocciolone. He shot them both multiple times. He killed Sowa, and nearly killed Cocciolone, leaving her with permanent brain injury.

GA Cop Killer Executed After 16 Years on Death Row

October 20, 2016
Lawler ambushed two Atlanta police officers on October 12, 1997 -- Officer John Richard Sowa, and Officer Patricia Cocciolone.  He shot them both multiple times. He killed Sowa, and nearly killed Cocciolone, leaving her with permanent brain injury.  More Here.

Former Atlanta Officer Charged with Murder for On-Duty Shooting

September 1, 2016
A grand jury on Wednesday charged a former Atlanta police officer with felony murder and other crimes in the death of an unarmed man who was driving a car.

Video: Vocal Atlanta Police Protester Busted for Impersonating an Officer

August 16, 2016
One of the most vocal leaders of an Atlanta group protesting police brutality has himself been arrested multiple times for impersonating a police officer.

Vocal Atlanta Police Protester Charged with Impersonating an Officer

August 16, 2016
One of the most vocal leaders of an Atlanta group protesting police brutality has himself been arrested multiple times for impersonating a police officer. More Here.

Fallen Officer's 9-Year-Old Son Tells Atlanta Officers to Stay Safe

July 11, 2016
After a 9-year-old boy saw the protest on TV in Atlanta, he wanted to be sure to tell police officers to stay safe.

Atlanta Officer Shot, Saved by Vest Responding to Apartment Break-In

June 6, 2016
An Atlanta police officer was recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital Sunday morning after a man shot him Saturday, police said. More Here.

Video: Atlanta Officer Shot, Saved by Vest Responding to Apartment Break-In

June 6, 2016
An Atlanta police officer was recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital Sunday morning after a man shot him Saturday, police said.

Video: Georgia Woman Apologizes for 2015 Facebook Post Threatening Officers

May 10, 2016
Ebony Dickens is accused of writing a Facebook post using the name Tiffany Milan in which she called for "death to all white cops nationwide."

Georgia Woman Apologizes for 2015 Facebook Post Threatening Officers

May 10, 2016
Ebony Dickens is accused of writing a Facebook post using the name Tiffany Milan in which she called for "death to all white cops nationwide." More Here.
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