A resolution passed Monday by the Atlanta City Council urges the city's police department to have officers run non-flashing blue lights during their patrols from sunset to sunrise.

“I drafted this legislation to increase police visibility, to deter criminals from illegal acts, make it easier to spot a cop in a crisis and to decrease potential bad interactions between police and citizens,” Councilman Antonio Lewis, who represents a Southside district, said in a statement.

The resolution is non-binding, and it’s up to police department leadership whether they want to change their rules. Current department policy allows patrol officers to keep their lights on, but it’s not required, the Journal-Constitution reports.

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