02/19/2010

Proposal to aid Ga. manhunts for cop killers

'Blue Alert' highway signs would warn the public of wanted suspects

By Ernie Suggs
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — As law enforcement authorities reported an arrest Wednesday in the ambush slaying of a Chattahoochee Hills police officer, a state senator was pushing legislation to make it easier to track and catch accused cop killers in the future.

Last week, Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) introduced SB 397, which would create a statewide alert system similar to an Amber Alert.

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