Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Troubled officer kills wife, her friend and himself

Number 28085
Subject Law Enforcement
Source Atlanta Journal-Constitution
State
Year 2018
Publication Date November 2015 to July 2018
Summary A troubled Georgia police officer with a history of violence and dishonesty shot and killed his wife, her male friend and himself in June 2018. An AJC breaking news investigation revealed that prosecutors and the local law enforcement community for years enabled Officer Robert Sasser and looked the other way in the face of a documented pattern of misconduct. This helped set the stage for his final violent act.
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Keywords law enforcement, police, police misconduct, police brutality, cops, Georgia, Robert Sasser, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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