Atlanta’s richest neighborhood CALLS FOR SECESSION FROM ATLANTA DUE TO SURGE IN CRIME (murders up 80%)

200 officers left the police force after the murder of Reychard Brooks.

The Buckhead Exploratory Committee, from the city’s richest neighborhood of Buckhead, are looking to break away from the city as a surge in violent crime has left people ‘genuinely concerned for their safety.’

Atlanta’s richest neighborhood Buckhead pushes for SECESSION and its own police force as city-wide crime explosion sees murders soar 80%: Footage emerges of rifle-wielding robbers attack wealthy resident on their doorsteps

  • The Buckhead Exploratory Committee, made up of residents of the city’s richest neighborhood of Buckhead, are looking to break away from the city 
  • The move comes in the wake of a surge in violent crime that has left people ‘genuinely concerned for their safety,’ they said
  • In January, one woman was thrown to the ground on her driveway and had a gun held to her head before robbers made off with her purse and cellphone 
  • Home surveillance footage shows a man sprinting to reach the safety of his home as a car pulled up outside with a man touting a rifle
  • In December, a seven-year-old girl was shot dead while Christmas shopping
  • Crime data from Atlanta Police Department shows robberies increased 40 percent in the period running January 1 to February 20 compared to last year
  • Aggravated assaults also increased 35 percent, auto theft 63 percent and larceny from auto theft 32 percent
  • Across the city as a whole, homicides were up 80 percent compared to the same period last year, shootings 32 percent and robberies 17 percent 
  • Research shows crime rose in most US cities last year, with homicides up in 29 of 34 cities surveyed

Source: Atlanta neighborhood pushes for own police force and SECESSION amid crime wave | Daily Mail Online

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