There are suggestions on the table to tackle the use of excessive force within the Atlanta Police Department.
Officers were called to Graymont Drive around 1 a.m. Thursday, where they found a man, in his mid-30s, dead with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Capt. D'Andrea Price.
A local man has filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta Police Department and an officer after a December 2018 shooting outside of a McDonald's in Atlanta. The man, Saleem Wilson, claims he was shot in the back of the neck by an officer.
The Atlanta City Council has decided to give the green light to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottom's 2021 budget, which includes proposals aimed at making changes to policing in the city.
Interim Chief Rodney Bryant said many officers are anxious about the current climate of law enforcement.
An Atlanta Police Department roll call sheet shows over a dozen sick-out calls following the charges against a former APD officer in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks.
Retired DeKalb County Police Major K.D. Johnson told FOX 5's Portia Bruner he's been hearing from Atlanta police officers nonstop since Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced felony charges against the two law officers connected to the fatal June 12 shooting of Rayshard Brooks.
Officer Devin Brosnan turned himself in before noon Thursday, Fulton County Jail records show.
Every officer of the Atlanta Police Department will receive a $500 bonus Thursday paid for by the Atlanta Police Foundation, the organization confirmed to FOX 5.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said during a press conference Wednesday that Officer Devin Brosnan is cooperating with his office as a witness.
The Atlanta Police Department says it is "experiencing a higher than usual number of call outs with the incoming shift" on Wednesday. The call outs follow the Fulton County District Attorney’s decision on charges against an ex-officer and current officer in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks.
A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department says the number given by the Atlanta Police Foundation for police resignations is not accurate.
Atlanta Police Department released a 911 call made by a Wendy's employee shortly before the deadly confrontation between Rayshard Brooks and officers in the parking lot.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard says his office is looking at three possible charges against the officer who killed Rayshard Brooks as they review evidence in the case: murder, felony murder and voluntary manslaughter.
The Atlanta Police Department has fired one officer and placed a second officer on administrative duty after the shooting death of a 27-year-old man found sleeping in a car of a drive-through line at a fast-food restaurant in southwest Atlanta late Friday night.
Rayshard Brooks, the man who was shot and killed by police at a fast-food restaurant in Atlanta Friday, was a father of four, Brooks' family lawyers said.
Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has agreed to step down, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced at a press conference Saturday afternoon. The decision comes less than 24 hours after a deadly officer-involved shooting at a fast-food restaurant on University Avenue in southwest Atlanta Friday night.
Even though she sensed trouble, Heather Upham said she still couldn't believe what was happening as she shot the video of an Atlanta Police officer body-slamming Amber Jackson to the ground outside Lenox Square Mall the night of Friday, May 29.
The Atlanta Police Department has fired Sergeant Lonnie Hood and Officer Armon Jones for their involvement in the arrest of two college students during protests.
All across the nation as well as in Georgia, there are calls to take public dollars away from police and law enforcement agencies and reallocate those funds to so-called "people programs".