Skip to comments.After some Atlanta police officers call out, mayor asks them to honor commitment to community
Posted on 06/17/2020 11:38:36 PM PDT by Morgana
Atlanta (CNN)Hours after a fired police officer was charged with felony murder for fatally shooting a man in the back, Atlanta police officers are not responding to calls in three of the department's six zones, multiple sources within the Atlanta Police Department told CNN on Wednesday evening. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard earlier in the day announced 11 charges against Garrett Rolfe, who was fired after he shot Rayshard Brooks twice in the back on Friday night. A third shot hit a car with three people inside.
The police department said an unusual number of officers working the late shift had called out sick. The mayor said the city would be OK. "There's a lot happening in our cities and our police officers are receiving the brunt of it, quite frankly," Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told CNN's Chris Cuomo. She said the city has committed to the officers through a big pay raise, and "we expect that our officers will keep their commitment to our communities."
She said she thinks morale is down tenfold.
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Do your job, and have to use force and we will fire you and charge you with murder before the instigation is even done. Now, pretty please com back and let the DA charge you with some more crimes you didn’t commit.
The Atlanta cops, when on duty, should begin suffering Blue Blindness which is the inability to see crime or criminals. /not sarcasm
the push-back against the communists is beginning
Call a social worker....
Wow. CNN is really restricting the people’s access to the facts!
After that facade from the DA today....all of them should walk. Let Atlanta eat itself.
Nice building you have in downtown Atlanta, CNN. Be a shame if anything happened to it . . .
In the hands of an untrained person a taser can be deadly.
Deadly force can be used.
Tennessee v. Garner
The important part,
“We conclude that such force may not be used unless it is necessary to prevent the escape and the officer has probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious physical injury to the officer or others.”
Bad case of the Blue Flu going on. Otherwise, we can blame it on the rioters if it’s covid-19.
SCOTUS are apparently leading the way on that for the ‘Rats.
We conclude that such force may not be used unless it is necessary to prevent the escape and the officer has probable cause to believe that the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious physical injury to the officer or others.
Yeah, and the local politicians abhor such protection of the community in deference to the national media’s narrative.
Because of PC politics, the current rabid anti white views of the left the DA way overcharged and when this cop walks and sues and gets back pay the idiots who believed the fantasy presented by the media are going to erupt.
Cops are taught, trained, when someone takes away your baton or taser you shoot them.
This officer already knew that this guy was on probation/parole and this DUI would send him back to the slammer.
The cop did exactly what he was trained to do by his own department.
This cop is going to walk and never should have been charged to begin with.
I agree. Keisha Lance Bottoms, needs to kiss their bottoms. 👍😁
Come on! The mayor should step down! Not demand the cops serve it! I hope no one falls for this totalitarian bullsht.
Yeah, and the local politicians abhor such protection of the community in deference to the national medias narrative.
This is settled law per SCOTUS.
If they convict him locally they will overturn it on appeal.
This DA is a POS looking to make a name for himself.
I do not support cops killing people and Floyd was murdered but this is far from being the same situation as floyd.
Exactly. I thought the community could handle itself without cops... wasnt thst the point of the protests.
Last I heard, beggers are not choosers either. The moralizing hubris scam artistry of that mayor, like a dog barking that its owner needs it more than the dog needs the owner. Pfft. F u mayor !! FUBO!!
I disagree with the “Floyd was murdered” narrative.
A lifetime violent criminal, violently resisting arrest. Such person has only themselves to blame for the consequences.
(What interests me is that Floyd apparently tried to change his ways but failed.)
but otherwise agree.
She needs to get the pandering to the mob DA to do it with her.
The officers ONLY got charged because they’re white.
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