• Atlanta Police hiring under review, as crime wave continues

    2 days ago - By Biz Journals

    A new city report says less than 2% of Atlanta Police Department applicants were hired over a three-year period, a number much lower than needed to fill vacancies.
    The report on the department's hiring process comes as the city struggles to recruit and retain officers as crime rates, especially gun violence, continue to soar. More than 20 shootings were reported last weekend with four people killed. One victim was a 15-year-old girl.
    The report on police department hiring came from the City...
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