Members of the Senate Public Safety Committee held their second in a series of planned meetings Wednesday, and Chairman Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) opened by reminding the members that while they are focusing on crime in Atlanta, “so goes Atlanta, so goes the state.” After two hours of testimony, Albers closed the meeting by reminding members “the best thing we can do is to support the men and women of law enforcement.”

But Albers also sent a strong closing message to the officials of Atlanta: “Get that jail turned over to Fulton County, and get it done now. Let’s make a meaningful difference to the people that live in these communities.” 

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