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Copter Crash Kills Two Atlanta Officers

November 4, 2012
Two Atlanta Police officers were killed Saturday night when their low-flying helicopter struck a power line and crashed while they searched for a missing boy.

Atlanta Pays $250K To HIV Positive Cop Applicant

August 22, 2012
The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $250,000 to a police applicant who claimed he wasn't hired because he tested HIV positive during medical screening.

Atlanta Cadet Fainted, May Have Been Denied Water

August 10, 2012
Officials are checking into an allegation that an Atlanta Police cadet who passed out during training was denied water. The recruit collapsed during a training session in 96 degree heat on a July afternoon.

Atlanta Cop Struck, Killed While Assisting Another Officer

January 25, 2012
An Atlanta Police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver just north of downtown late Tuesday night.

Atlanta Cops Live Rent Free In Higher-Crime Areas

December 22, 2011
Atlanta Police officers have been moving into homes in some of the city's higher crime areas to live rent free and protect those neighborhoods.

Atlanta Police Clear Park, Arrest 52 Occupiers

October 26, 2011
The 52 Occupy Atlanta protesters arrested early today at Woodruff Park gained release on $100 signature bonds, following a judge's ruling. Police cleared Woodruff Park at about 12:45 a.m. after two weeks of protests, and Occupiers ignored lawful orders to disperse.

Atlanta Officer Struck at Vehicle Stop Leaves Hospital

August 11, 2011
An Atlanta Police investigator who was run down at a traffic stop in July has been released from the hospital, and returned home where he is still recovering from serious injuries.

Atlanta PD: Officers Followed Proper Procedure at IHOP

May 17, 2011
An off-duty officer who took an intoxicated woman into custody during a scuffle at a suburban Atlanta IHOP followed proper procedure, an internal review by the Atlanta Police Department has found.

Video: Intoxicated Women Fight with Cops at Georgia IHOP

April 27, 2011
The officer, who was off duty at the time and has not been identified, was attempting to quiet the women down, and asked them to leave the restaurant shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday. The officer is seen on video punching Ashley Leavell.

Over the Limit at Georgia IHOP

April 27, 2011

Four rowdy women ignored the lawful orders of two Atlanta Police officers, who asked them to quiet down and leave an IHOP in Buckhead, Ga. One woman grabbed the officer, while he was attempting to remove another woman.

Former NBA Star Iverson Tells Officer, "Do You Know Who I Am?"

April 8, 2011
A suburban Atlanta police officer heard an earful from Allen Iverson, when he pulled over the former NBA star's gray 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago around 6 p.m. on March 30.

Atlanta PD Disbands Hard-Charging Gang Unit

February 10, 2011
The Atlanta PD launched Red Dog, which is said to stand for Run Every Drug Dealer Out Of Georgia, during the crack-cocaine epidemic in the 1980s when Atlanta had open-air drug markets and almost weekly drive-by shootings.

Atlanta Police Arrest 246 In Massive Sweep

December 17, 2010
The sweep was coordinated with authorities from the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole to quickly arrest people who had violated their probation or parole.

Atlanta Drops 'Interim' Tag For Chief

July 9, 2010
Citing improved morale in the Atlanta PD's force, Mayor Kasim Reed officially removed the "interim" from George Turner's title by naming him the new police chief.

Off-Duty Atlanta Officer Shot Breaking Up Robbery

May 30, 2010
Keith Roach intervened as three suspects were attempting to rob a man outside a Shell station. The situation escalated, as 9-10 shots were fired and Roach scuffled with one of the suspects.

Atlanta Police Bust Six Gang Members for Smash-and-Grab Robberies

December 15, 2009
The four adults and two juveniles were being questioned by detectives Tuesday morning, Atlanta police spokesman Otis Redmond said. Redmond said three of the suspects had arrest warrants for previous thefts at a Radio Shack store in Atlanta and Georgio's Big and Tall men's store in the Greenbriar Mall.

Embattled Atlanta Chief Announces Resignation

November 25, 2009
Embattled Atlanta Police Chief Richard Pennington confirmed Tuesday what has been widely reported, announcing his resignation, effective at the end of the year.

Atlanta PD Recruits New Officers in Economically Downtrodden Ohio

September 30, 2009
To help fill 150 jobs with more seasoned officers, the Atlanta Police Department is heading to Ohio, an industrial state that's been hit hard by the economic downturn, WXIA.com reports.

Atlanta Police Host Job Fairs To Find 150 Recruits

August 19, 2009
The Atlanta Police Department hosted a job fair and testing on Tuesday, hiring to fill the next two academy classes for 2009, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Atlanta Police Audit Ties Slow Response to Scheduling

April 30, 2009
Most of south and west Atlanta have periods every day when police officers are so busy that they may have to leave one incident they’re responding to in order to assist in a high-priority call, an audit report released Wednesday has found.
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