September 6, 2018: Bailey, a former gang prosecutor for Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and the Democratic nominee for attorney general, said in an interview Wednesday that Carr’s approach is not enough.

Bailey said, if elected, he will form an organized crime and gang division within the AG’s office. The division would have assistant attorneys general working to target leaders of organized crime who are profiting from the opioid addiction crisis, which he noted has led to increased heroin use, as well as human trafficking and other violent crimes.

These assistant AGs would be “not holding meetings but actually bringing prosecutions against people who are moving poison through our neighborhoods, selling human beings and chattel and pulling young people out of our schools to be gang members.”

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