ATLANTA – Police are walking off the job in Atlanta in masses and not answering calls after charges have came down on Garrett Rolfe the officeraccused of murdering Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta.
According to the Georgia Law enforcement organization the head of Atlanta’s police union confirmed Wednesday that officers from the Atlanta Police Department in Zones 3 and 6 walked off the job Wednesday afternoon.
We have heard unconfirmed reports of Zones 1,5, and 6 also have left their posts and not answering calls.
Vince Champion, southeast regional director of the International Brotherhood of Police officers, said that police officers had stopped answering calls midshift, in response to charges against Officer Garrett Rolfe who is accused of murdering Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta.
“The union, we would never advocate this. We wouldn’t advocate a blue flu,” Champion said. “We don’t know the numbers. Apparently we’re learning that command staff are asking outlying counties for support and aren’t getting it.”