Posts tagged with "Mike Booker"

Decatur releases statement on recent protests

Posted by March 27, 2015

The city of Decatur released a statement on Friday afternoon about recent protests in the city. Entitled “Statement on civic space in Decatur,” it addressed the city’s role as the county seat of DeKalb County and as a result, a place for people to gather. On Sunday, March 22, activists protesting recent shootings of black suspects […]

Decatur Commissioners defend police chief

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 7, 2014

Decatur City Commissioners defended the city’s police chief after voting to approve “A Community Action Plan for a Compassionate Decatur.” That plan includes a $25,000 contract for facilitating a conversation about compassion and diversity. Members and supporters of the Decatur Community Coalition spoke during the Oct. 6 City Commission meeting, but not everyone was on […]

Friday photos – Cops, construction and kittens

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 30, 2014

School’s out and summer vacation has arrived. Subjects of this Friday’s roundup include barn kittens, East Ponce construction, school resource officers and water ambushes. Enjoy. Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross says, “The Decatur Police Department is proud to share that SRO (School Resource Officer) Matt Damico has received the Superintendent’s Award of Excellence. Nominations are sought […]

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