05/05/2010

Dispatcher reported 'no guns' before officer shooting

The operator reported that there were no guns in the house, but the suspect was armed

By Andria Simmons
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A Gwinnett County 911 operator was suspended one day for recording incorrect information in a July incident that escalated into the officer-related shooting deaths of two women.

Phil Raines, a seven-year employee, forfeited a day of paid vacation in April to satisfy the suspension, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.

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