Residents of ritzy Atlanta community seek separate police force


Residents in an exclusive Atlanta neighborhood wracked by violent crime are reportedly calling for drastic action to increase security — including turning the enclave into an independent city to police itself amid the mayhem.

The Buckhead City Committee on Thursday will demand emergency hearings as part of its efforts to become a separate entity from Atlanta, the group’s chairman and CEO Bill White told Fox News on Wednesday.

“Given everything that’s been going on here, it’s getting worse and worse and worse,” he said. “So what we’re doing because of the murders going through the roof and the attempted murders, and the lack of leadership and nothing changing — the insanity continues — is we’re demanding emergency hearings on our cityhood bills.”

White added: “I say we have three major issues and that’s all we have … crime, crime…

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