Mayor Shirley Franklin started the week by saying that crime in Atlanta is going down yet it was proven that many aspects of crime is clearly on the upswing. I am guessing that she got the idea from Terrell Bolton who also said that crime was going down in DeKalb County while at the same time having the record breaking year for the number of murders.
Come on people lets give the public a little credit for not believing the B.S. your trying to feed us and get the stories straight. The public wants to be able to trust our civic leaders and when it comes to public safety we hope and pray that you are doing everything in your power to protect us.
The Citizens of Atlanta have now had enough of the escalating crime along with drastic cutbacks in police services, and are finally doing something about it; unfortunately it took the execution of a young man to wake up the community. Sadly enough this same scenario played out over 100 times in DeKalb County and it is only a matter of time before DeKalb's citizens get just as riled.
Atlantans Together Against Crime and Cutbacks (ATACC) from Grayson Daughters on Vimeo.
If Atlanta because of the escalated press coverage told their officers to get tough on crime in order to get regain the faith of the people, they need to stop making bonehead mistakes like this.