Georgia House speaker proposes $1K bonus for police, deputies

Georgia's House speaker said Wednesday he will seek $75 million in the state budget to give each police officer and sheriff’s deputy a $1,000 bonus, increase salaries for prosecutors and public defenders and bolster the capacity of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Atlanta mayor announces $70M plan to combat violent crime

The Anti-Violence Advisory Council recommends investing $70 million to fund nine critical initiatives. This includes expanding programs focused on violence prevention, local security planning, focus on violent repeat offenders, and installing new streetlights in high violence areas.