In Tuesday’s Jolt, we told you that the International Brotherhood of Police Officers would break with tradition to endorse a Democrat, Charlie Bailey, in the race for attorney general rather than Republican incumbent Chris Carr. Our AJC colleague Mark Niesse sent along this dispatch from yesterday’s press conference:
“He’s been a warrior for justice throughout the city,” said IBPO Local 623 President Stephen Zygaj, an Atlanta police lieutenant.
“He’s the man for the job, plain and simple. Sometimes you need new faces and changes to improve relationships and to work harder.”