Atlanta police officer fired after fatal shooting of black man After Running Away From Them
|Officer fired after fatal shooting of black man After Running Away From Them|
BHR HOLLYWOOD REPORTS....... An Atlanta police officer was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department announced early Sunday.
The terminated officer was identified as Garrett Rolfe, who was hired in October 2013, and the officer placed on administrative duty is Devin Bronsan, who was hired in September 2018, according to a release from police spokesperson Sgt. John Chafee.
|Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms|
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms didn't waste no time to announced the police chief’s resignation at a Saturday afternoon news conference, and called for the immediate firing of the officer who opened fire at Brooks.
She said it was Shields’ own decision to step aside as police chief and that she would remain with the city in an undetermined role. Interim Corrections Chief Rodney Bryant would serve as interim police chief until a permanent replacement is found.
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