Atlanta has its first openly gay police chief

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields came out in an interview with Atlanta Magazine. The revelation is part of a profile on the Chief in its June 2017 issue. “In the waning months of a lame duck mayor’s term, ...

Atlanta police: Fight at Carver school not hate crime

Atlanta police will not be investigating the fight this week at New Schools of Carver as a hate crime. Elizabeth Espy, spokesperson for the APD, said an investigation revealed only four students were involve...

5 questions with Atlanta Police LGBT liaison Eric King

Atlanta Police Officer Eric King was appointed as a department LGBT liaison in August, joining Senior Patrol Officer Brian Sharp as openly gay officers serving in the role of liaisons. This is the first time th...