Category Archives: Grand Jury

Georgia Considers Grand Jury Changes in Police Killing Cases; Opinions Mixed

hb 941

(APN) ATLANTA — HB 941 would change Georgia‚Äôs grand jury process for police officers accused of causing death or bodily harm.   The bill is sponsored by State Rep. Rich Golick (R-Smyrna) ; it has unanimously passed the House of Representatives and is now in the Senate Non-Civil Judiciary Committee.   http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20152016/158453.pdf   It purports to fix Georgia’s Grand Jury […]

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APD Officer Still on Force after DUI; Rape Indictment (UPDATE 1)

DEVELOPING… (APN) ATLANTA — An Atlanta Police officer who was charged with rape in 2008; who reportedly, as part of the incident, admitted to having sex with his neighbor despite the fact that she said no; and had a subsequent charge of Driving while Under the Influence (DUI) in 2009, is still on the force, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. […]

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