Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Patrol Issues

February 09, 2011
PrintCommentRSS

Police Red Dog unit disbanded in Atlanta

Units that were created to come down hard on criminals are being dumped nationwide because of liability issues

By Steve Visser
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Cristina Beamud's job may get a little easier now that the Atlanta Police's Red Dog unit is being disbanded.

"We have a disproportionate number of complaints about officers who belong to the Red Dog unit as opposed to officers involved in the zones," said Beamud, executive director of the Atlanta Citizen Review Board that investigates citizens complaints against police for such things as excessive force or abusive language.

Full story: Police Red Dog unit disbanded in Atlanta






PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample

Patrol Issues Training Events