Atlanta Police Union Asks For Significant Pay Bump For Officers

ATLANTA – The staffing levels at the Atlanta Police Department are dangerously low.

That is what a police union representative told Atlanta City Council members during a budget briefing.

Lt. Kevin Knapp said it is critical the city upgrade police pay. He said neighboring counties are offering $10,000, even more, for officers to leave the city. 

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