Tag: Public Safety
The early years of the APF are deeply tied to one individual: former APD Chief Richard Pennington, who ran the department from 2002 to the end of 2009. During his tenure as police chief, the APF transitioned from a startup non-profit to a well-funded political power player in the city of Atlanta.
Friday morning, 62 year old Johnny Hollman was pronounced dead at Grady Hospital. Earlier that night, Hillman was tased by an APD officer investigating a routine traffic accident. Police radio traffic shows the interaction suddenly escalating to violence.