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The Chief has changed his position on how to discipline one of his officers after a physical 2009 arrest caught on video. “It’s like the chief had an epiphany and has bowed to public pressure,” the police union said. Video played key role
A judge who oversees Atlanta’s "rocket docket," which expedites low-level felony cases, blames high dismissals on low-quality cases he gets from some cops. Trooper Chadwick LeCroy’s death has changed the debate. 40 percent dismissed