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Rocks, Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Atlanta Officers at Site of Future Training Facility

“There has been a number of concerted efforts to stop the Public Safety Training Center by committing criminal acts here in Atlanta, into Cobb County, in Birmingham, AL; and other states and we appreciate the Federal Bureau of Investigation joining this investigation to stop these attempts of intimidation."

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Atlanta Police Union Head: Suspects Have No Fear of the Criminal Justice System

Lt. Kevin Knapp made the observation during a briefing he gave city council members on the number of officers who have or are trying to leave the force.

GA Deputy Struck by Vehicle and Killed

According to officials, Deputy Walter Jenkins was directing traffic when he was hit by a vehicle.

GA Teen Arrested for Swatting Calls in 4 States

Police suspect that the boy is also responsible for similar swatting calls in Windsor Lock, Connecticut; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Tampa, Florida, the release said. SWAT teams responded to two of the calls and “made forced entry” into the homes, the release said.

Security Guard Arrested in Shooting of Atlanta Officer

According to Atlanta police, the officer was investigating a possible burglary. One shot was fired by a security guard, and the officer was wounded in the leg.

Atlanta Officer Shot while Investigating Burglary

Reports say the officer was hit in the leg and immediate medical assistance from fellow officers prevented the wound from becoming life-threatening.

Peer Counseling Available Statewide for Georgia First Responders

“This is a testament to the State of Georgia for their commitment to the mental wellness of our first responders and I think that this is unique across the country with everything that you see about the police and defunding the police. Here in Georgia, we are actually investing in the wellbeing of our officers,” says Wes Horne, director..

4 Georgia Officers Injured in 2 Separate Attacks

The Gainesville Police Department said the officers arrived and attempted to de-escalate the situation, but the juvenile began attacking them. The officers had to be transported to the hospital with injuries.

Atlanta Chief Retiring in June

Chief Rodney Bryant took the position as interim Chief of Police in 2020 after the resignation of Erika Shields over the killing of Rayshard Brooks. He was appointed to the position full-time in May 2021.

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Georgia Officers Rescue Kidnapped Child

An Atlanta officer jumped out of his patrol with his gun drawn, ran up to the driver's side window, and demanded the suspect get out of the car, the video shows.

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