Cop City Martyr or Cautionary Tale?

3 min readFeb 3
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In September of 2021, the Atlanta City Council leased forested land to the Atlanta Police Foundation to build a training facility. Atlanta’s mayor, Keisha Lance Bottom, said the facility will provide the necessary space to ensure that police officers and first responders receive 21st-century training.

“Abolish the police” activists insisted law enforcement didn’t deserve a new facility, and…


J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.