Cities throughout the American South are on alert as Louisville and the nation wait on the announcement of a choice within the Breonna Taylor investigation.
In Atlanta, police officer Anthony W. Grant, the Atlanta Police Division is “monitoring the Breonna Taylor courtroom resolution carefully and we’re ready to make changes as needed.”
Town of Atlanta had various protests, some turned violent and harmful, this summer season. One incident within the downtown space resulted in six Atlanta officers being charged with utilizing extreme pressure. The unrest result in Gov. Brian Kemp sending within the Nationwide Guard to assist restore calm.
In the meantime, in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lt. Casey Clark, public affairs commander of the metropolis’s police division, informed CNN that whereas Little Rock will not be “shifting barricades in and shutting streets down like in Louisville,” they “are monitoring the scenario.”
“We’ve got requested our personnel to have situational consciousness and be ready to come back in if wanted, if not already on responsibility. Our Division maintains on-going plans/procedures to take care of each protests and civil unrest,” Casey informed CNN Wednesday.
And in Knoxville, Tennessee, police are monitoring the choice as properly.
“The Knoxville Police Division is and can proceed to watch the scenario, and we’re ready to reply appropriately to keep up public security,” Knoxville Police Division Communications Supervisor Scott Erland informed CNN Wednesday.
CNN has reached out to governors, mayors, and police departments throughout the regional South however has solely heard again from what’s reported above.