A chance meeting with a local software developer led Sheridan Police Chief Jeffrey A. Martinez to supply officers with apps for victim and peer support.
Vandals targeted the Birmingham-area home of M. Miller Gorrie, the chairman of Brasfield & Gorrie, which is a primary contractor for the training center set to be built across 85 acres just outside Atlanta city limits in DeKalb County.
Police Superintendent David Brown said the shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. on the fifth floor of the police department’s facility.
The trooper, a 10-year veteran of the force, was taken to the hospital after he was hit multiple times in the body. His condition was initially reported as critical.
Marquis Kennedy was training in defensive tactics Friday when he let staff know that he was not feeling well. “He was immediately removed from the exercise and told to sit with a member of the training staff for further monitoring. A short time later, he collapsed,” the Arlington Police Department reported.