Atlanta police did not respond to calls after charges
Officers of the Atlanta police did not respond to calls in three of the six areas of the police Department a few hours after ex-COP Garrett Rolf, the suspect in the murder of African-American Rashard Brooks was charged, according to CNN, citing several sources in the police Department of Atlanta.
According to the channel, "unusually many" officers who worked the night shift, said she was sick.
In turn, the police Department denied this information.
"The earlier assumption that a number of officers from each zone, quit my job, was wrong... we Have enough resources to conduct operations and respond to incidents," reads a police statement on Twitter.
In Atlanta the protests began because of the death on Friday of African-American Rashard Brooks with the arrest by the police. Brooks, who in a drunken state slept in the Parking lot of the fast food restaurant, was detained by the police, but began to resist, pulled out a COP's Taser and tried to escape. Police officer Garrett, Rolf opened fire. Brooks died in the hospital. Prosecutors accuse Rolf, who had previously dismissed from the police force, on 11 counts, including murder.