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Shuttered courts and fearless gunmen drive crime spike, Buckhead police commander says

Pandemic-shuttered courts and gunmen fearlessly ignoring a “heavy police presence” are unique factors in Atlanta’s rising crime, Buckhead’s police commander said at a Jan. 5 community meeting where another official announced the coming launch of a third public-private police patrol car in the central business district. “The type of violence that we’re seeing right now […]