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Atlanta Public Safety Committee Approves New CRB Powers

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(APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council’s Public Safety/Legal Administration Committee (PS/LA) discussed and then voted unanimously to confirm the changes on an ordinance granting new powers to the Atlanta Citizens Review Board (A CRB) at its meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.   Supporting the measure were Councilmembers C.T. Martin (District 10), Ivory Lee Young Jr. […]

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DeKalb Residents Consider Citizen Review Board as ACRB Proposes Reforms

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(APN) DECATUR — The Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) is looking to change some things about the way it operates.   At a meeting of Atlantans Building Leadership for Empowerment (ABLE) on May 19, 2015, ACRB Executive Director Samuel Lee Reid outlined several of fifteen reforms the Board originally made public in February 2015.   ABLE invited Reid to speak […]

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Former State Rep. Mable Thomas Running for Ashe’s Former Seat

(APN) ATLANTA — Former State Rep. “Able” Mable Thomas, who previously served in the State House of Representatives, will be running for the seat of former State Rep. Kathy Ashe (D-Atlanta), the candidate told Atlanta Progressive News. Due to redistricting, Thomas was recently redistricted into Ashe’s District, which is District 56.   “I decided to run based on my sense […]

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