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  • Text: CITY OF A T LANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE Atlanta 3, Georgia September 2 5, 1967 HERBERT T. JENKINS Ch i ef MEMORANDUM To: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. From: The Atlanta Police Department (Gertrude Pasley) September 18, 1967 to September 24, 1967 inclui;ive 1 patrolman vacancy -- widow has received a year's salary 1 patrolman resigned -- GreenAir Compressor Co. 3 patrolmen employed Total vacancies: 12 Total guards: 3 E . 0. A. employees - paid by Federal Government: 2 �September 22. 1967 Parent of Warren Jac kson S c hool c / o Mrs . B . Pollock 43ZZ Conway Valley Court. N . W. Atlauta, Georgia Dear Mrs . Pollock: Thi will acknowledge receipt of the petitio frmn the parents of the children in the Warren J ckson School hich you recently forw rded me . I am ttacbing a report from both the Traffic Engwer amt the Police De rtment d I hope that thi additional action ta n will be s ti factory . Please express my appreciation for the petition. Sincerely your , Ivan Aile • Jr. Mayor lAJr/br E closur • �CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE Atlanta 3, Georgia Se p t e ber 21 , 196 7 HERBERT T . JENKINS Ch ief Mr . Geo r g e Roy a l Ma y or ' s Of f ice Ci ty Ha ll 68 Mi tc he ll S tr ee t, S . W. At labt a , Geor 6 i a 3030 3 Dea r Lr . R:::>ya l: / I n r ega rds to t he petitiJ n from t h e mo t hers a t the Wa r re n JacksJ n Sc hoo l f or a ~ chJo l Tr aff ic Pol i c e Woma n, we are now attempti ng t o fil l t is position . Bef o1·e t he s c h ool y e~ r be~an I ne t wi t h Mrs . arie Smor t, pr: ncipa l, a nd at t ha t time we d id no t a nt i ci pate a need f:::> r a pol ice woma n . Aft er lear nin 6 of t his petitio n a nc a c a l l from hr::; . Smart , we made a no th vr sur vey and t8 l ked t o se v era l parents . Some in di c . ted they woul d l et their c hi l dren wa l k if there was a Traffi c Poli c e Woma n o n duty . There are about 25 to 30 students wsl~i ng or ridin 6 oicycles to schoo l, usinJ or c r o s s i n6 "It • Pa r a n 1-{ J b d • l t . Pa r a n R J a d i n the s ch o J 1 are a is a ve ry narrow ro.sid i-Ji. th tnany Stlarp curv e s . There are no sidew a lks in this area . I ha ve re ceived permissi:::>n from my sup erior off i cers and the cJmptroller ' s offic e to hire a Tr ~ff i c Police Wowan at this school . The s c hoo l a nd the Pa r e nt Teacher ' s Associatio n are now assisti ng me i n findi nb a n applicant for this posit~on ~ .Respectfully, (1// ~ ~ Lt. C. V. Forrest e r �C TY OF ATLANTA TRAFFIC ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Atla nta , G e orgia 30303 September 19, 1967 K A RL A. BE V I NS Traffic En gin ee r The Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor of the City of Atlanta 206 City Hal 1 Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mayor Allen: In answer to your request for information concerning our proposed activities in the area of the Warren Jackson School, we should like to give you the following report. During the past three weeks, members of our staff have discussed this situation with Mrs. Smart, Principal of the School; Mr. J. Lewis Cook , Safety Director of the Board of Education; and Lieutenant Forrester, of the Atlanta Police Department. As a result of these discussions, we have done a substantial amount of signing in the vicinity of the school. Since the school is located approximately 1000 feet north of Mount Paran Road , we did not feel that it was necessary or desirable to reduce the speed limit to 25 MPH from the presently existing 30 MPH. We have, however , installed signs on Mount Paran Road on each approach to the school driveway which warn drivers with the message SCHOOL CHILDREN IN ROADWAY. A recent count of the children walking on Mount Paran Road and entering the Wa rren Jackson School at the Mount Pa ran Road driveway indicates that a relatively small number of 20 to 30 students are entering the school property at this point . Although the letter and petitions which accompanied your memorandum to this depa rtment r e f e rre d only to a request tha t a police office r be assigned to this location , we felt that you would like to know what actions we have taken on r e ques t s which have been ma de directly to us . At the present time , we do not have plans for additional work in the vicinity of this school . I f you de s i re any additional informat i on conc erning this matte r, pl eas e f ee l f re e t o call on us . ERSJr/fd �Sept e ber 18, 1967 Mayor Ivan Allen City Hall Atl~ t a i Geor~ia Dear Mayor All n~ We a r e deeply conc erned about the f a ct that a polic offic er hae not b e n a33i~ned to ass i~t th e children in crossin~ Mto Paran Road in front of Warren J a ck 3on Schoolo W have conta ct ed Lto Pender~ra3tp who i~ i n char~ of th School Police Divi!ion of the Atlanta Polic D part ent, r ~ardin~ thi! tt er o He does not fe 1 th e nee 3~ity of placin~ a police wo an at Warren J a ck! on Schoolo We, a3 parent3, feel th at th 3af ty of our childrsn is beint ne~l e ctedo We can not wait until a child i3 injured or killed to prove th e nee fo r a police wo ano Altho~h Mt o Para Road is ot a ain thorou~hfa r P it is ah avily travel9d road, an b cau3e it le a n~rrow, win di ~ roa with no 3i walk 3, it 13 very hapraous for youn~ chil r to cro 3s without !Upervi~iono May par nts have expre33ed a d93ir to hav walk to and fro ~chool but thy h ave not a llow bec au! of thi! l ack of supervi!io o their chil r n the to walk As r~3i nts of the hi~hest tax payin~ district in the City» w feel ju3tified in askin~ th polic depart e t to act o our r quest Q · W eed your 3upp:ort in this att r and any help you can ~iv e u~ will be eeply appr ciate o Enclose a r (300) thr -hundr 3i~ne petitions~ copi s of which a r bein~ ~ent to th police d p~ rt entQ Very truly your~~ Pare t ~j Wa r r~ J ack5o School �'- 334 Auburn Ave., N.E. 'Atlanta-;' Georgia 30303 Telephone 522-1420 Southern Christian Leadersh ip Co11feren ce Martin Luther Kin~.. Jr., Prt. ..... tident· .. Ralph Abernathy, Trtasurtr Andrew J. Young, E:ucutivt Dirtcto, September 19, 1967 Chief Herbert T. Jenkins Chief of Police City of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia '- Dear Chief Jenkins: Last week I ·requested a parade or "march" permit from your office, and was informed that the request must ·be made 5 days .·prior to day of parade. · . · I, 11 1' I I am .h~reby requesting par~de permit~ as follows: l. Monday ,' September 25th (PM) 2. Tuesday, September 26th (PM) 3. Wednesday, September 27th (PM) 4• . Thursday, September 28~h (PM) 5. Friday, September 29th (PM) .I . Please send permit and any other correspondence to the following address: ' ·· Rev. Howard W. Creecy, Sr., President . · Atlanta Chapter Southern Christian Leadership Conference Mount Moriah Baptist Church · 200 Ashby Street, S. W. · Atlanta, Geo r.gia 37;::::zfw ;:, .~ Rev. Howard W. Cr ee c ~ Pr eside nt, Atlanta Cbapter Sout hern Christian Leadership Conference CC: Mayor Ivan All en, Jr Dr. A. M. Davis, President NAACP Jesse Hillp Jf pp Co - Chairman 9 · Atlanta Summit Leadership co·nf erence �' CITY OF ATLANTA~ ~ ~ ~ DEPARTMENT OF POLICE ATLANTA, GA. 9-1 8-67 Mass Meeting : Mt. Moriah Baptist Church We atte n ded a ma s s me e ting at t he Mt. Moriah Ba p tist Chu r ch , corne r of As h b y and Fair St. a t 8PM t h i s d a t e. The follo wing was s tat e d b y Rev Boone as being nec es s a r y for the Bo a rd of Edu c a tion : 1 . That the r e i s not enou gh Ne g ro me mber s in the Te chnic a l Schools 2 . Th a t there a r e n ot enou gh t ext b oo k s J. That schedule s must b e r e a d y b y t h e f i r s t day of sch o ol and 3 and t ha t n ot t o o many b e enrol l e d 4. That a r e-s tudy of a l l te x t bo oks b e mad e , wi t h n o pr oper respect on rac e . 5. That n o ru l e be i ss.ed d e ny i ng freed om of speech 6. That a Negr o Pr i n c ipal b e p u t i nto the s ch ool and n ot onl y in Ne g ro s c hoo l s 7. That by Jan 1 , 1968, a Negro superintendant is placed in c harge of the scho ols 8. That departments be directed by Negroes 9. That children be removed from the double sessions Rev. Boone spoke on the lack of decent housing , in the Negro sections, poverty and the fa :ili.Jre on the part of power s truct u re. A Mrs . Dorothy Bolton came forward, speaking for the parents bring ing back to mind that in 1964, the first march to Central Hi gh School. She spoke on how the parents must join to ge ther in order to take a stand for their children. She further stated that she herself had g one down to Dr. Letson's off ice and tri e d to ap p eal to him but that he only put her off saying that she had to wait until he had time to se e her. Mr. Thomas Harper , representing Youth Town, spoke on how his organization was designed to keep teens in line, meaning that they were trying to keep them from be coming juvenile delinquentsa He too talk ed ofthe double sessions in the schools and on how he thought the Ne gr oes were being cheated out of an education. Thr e e points that were brought out were as follows: Slums must go Dro Letson must go Double sessions in the schools must go Mro Hosea Williams came to th~ platform at this time speaking on the subj e ct of proving ones manhood. He stated that this could.onlyfbehnroven. when wen come together in an organ1~ea as 10n oe1ng on thB one blagk ~c ~ra 0 �CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT OF POLICE ATLANTA, GA. 9-18-67 Dr. Martin Luther King s p oke l a st stat ing that we are eithe r to g ether or divided but that there was no division in NAACP. He stated that dop e victi ms and alcoholics are only caused b y the lack of unemployment. He stated that Atlanta bo a st of having jobs for eve ryone but that wa en the Ne g ro p eop le g o down to the city h a ll a n n e x , they ar e turned away wi t h the p retense of not b e ing we ll en ou g h q u a lif ie d . He ende d by saying that the job of t h e Neg ro de manded tni ty and that we might b e separated among ourselves but tog et h er a g a ins t the whi t e pe ople. At t his t i me it was st a t ed that e a c h p e r son p r es e nt would ma rc h wit h the l eade r s do wn t o the Wa shing ton Hi g h School . Dr. King a dvi se d the g r ou p to h ave n ume r ou s demonstrations, non- violen t l y. He reminde d them of t he de st ru ction of t h e pr evious r io ts and i ndi c a t ed b y h i s spe ec h t hat we di d n ot nae d a r e o cc ur ance. Oth er g ues t s were a s f o l l ows : Dr. M. L. King Jr . A. M. Davis Ral ph Ab ernat hy Sa m Wi lli ams J oseph Boone Ho sea Williams Leroy J ohnson Julian Bond Respectful l y ~~ Sgt. L. Goss Det J P Arnol d Mrs. Lind a Tucker P.S. Dr. King stated that h e h a d planned to makea :. speech., and had a l ready written it out at this time, b ut that since e v eryb ody e lse had made such goo d remarks he would not speak , but that he would bring out points on thei r remarks. These are listed above. �CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT OF POLICE ATLANTA, GA. 9-18-67 I n Re g ard s to the Mas s Mee tin g: T oni ght upon co mp l e ti on of t h e meet i ng a t t h e Mt. Moriah Baptist Chur ch, Ho s e a Willi ams asked t he enti re gr oup to a c c ompany him i n a ma r ch t o Was h i ngt on Hi gh Sc h o ol . He came to t he outside at the front step s and aga i n app e a l ed to t he gr ou p to march with him. He succeeded in ge t t ing appr ox i mat e l y 300. They mar c he d n orth on Ashby Street t o Hunter St. Du r i ng t h e ma rch , app r oxi mat e l y on e hal f of these pe ople dr opped ou t a long t h e wa y. The remain der c ont i n ued t o the fr ont s t ep s of Wash i ngton Hi gh Scho ol , wh ere they sang tw o songs . Hosea Wi l l iams greeted the group. He tol d them that we mu s t demonstrate unt i l s uper i n t endent Le t son knows th a t we are not p l ay ing. We should turn thi s ci ty upside down, I mean we sho uld fil l al l the jails with adults and not send our c hildren. He stated we must show the p ower struct u re of the school and of the pol ic e de partment t hat we mean bus i ness. He further stat ed t hat Chie f J enkins had sent his good guys out to be with them toni ght, h e kne w that there wouldn't be any trouble. This group remained on the steps of Washington Hi gh Sc hoo l f or about 30 minutes. They then dispersed and went in different direct ionso This g roup at the ch urch consisted of app roxima t ely eleven hundred. Respectfully 75-~ Sgt. L. Goss De t . JP Arnold lt �Corrie See And 1T..fe ar A GIZEAT AIVlERICAN DR~ }\AAR'fl I LUTH=:R17 l(ING, JR~ President, Southern Christian Leadership Conference ~v1onday r1ight, September 181 1967 s~oo p~m~ Sharp ~Aot1nt Moriah Bapti§t Cht1rch Corner YNest Fair and A§hby Street DOU BU: SESS~Ou JS AN D f'OOR SCHOOtS MUST GO! Did you get a decent education? Are your children on double sessions? Are your children in overcrowded classes? Help protect your children's future. You may have a job, you rn ay be making a good salary, but what about the 15 black me·n out of every hundred without a job, while only 2 white men out of every ·hundred has no job. ATlA ~rA POUCE BRUTAUTY. Maybe policemen have not be_aten you y et. /v\aybe policemen hav e not b eai·en your husband, your wi.fe · '--~-, or your children. We must stop po lice brutality. '·,--.,; \. ~ ,. - m  : s s ~ re,1:n,,o \ Sponsored by Ai'lanta - Chapter-·- Nation n l Association for the Advanceme nt of Colored People Dr. Albert M. 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V "f:\'J':; .... 4° - - 7 "- -. ~--I,, .. _., -1S 7 7.CJ 34 41 ... - 4 __ -v...,.~ ...... .,_...,...,. --------'"' ? '" , _ .) _ ______ 7 ·-·-· --.. .................-_.. - . . ···--"""'-·-, ~ ' ...,- 41 27 68 4 10 '7 ,/... ,) �/\1] nolicc 11:,:rsonncl on 12 hours a d· y , 7 cl ,1ys a 1.1 cc k. Tot.al ;'OJ ice ~er'.,onnc l ,wailnh _k ----------- ·-Ovcrt :i. 11:.: for c:ich 1 .an ~er 1.rcc l:--- ·-- ··-- --·· -- 8'15 t1- 4 hour s Ov rUi ·e for :, 11 11:)rsonn"'i n·.n we:cl,-----·----- 37, 130 h ou.'s Ov cr t-i.1. i: for 2 11 ,1JJ··soiFwl :icr cl ::;y- --- ---- - 3,3 R0 hours �October 25, 1967 Chief H. T. Jenkins Atlanta Police Department .E: Disorders on ~gnolia Street Sunday - October 22, 1967 donday - 0 tober 23, 1967 Dear Sir: On Sunday night, October 22, 1967, at about 9:30 p.m., Captain • c. Bryant called me and stated that a explosive situation was about to develop at Vine and t1agnolia but that he thought everything was under control . I got re dy to go to the area nd just as I was leaving, I heard on th r help call and fire call in this area so proceeded to Vine and tagnolia . I found that Officer J . B. Phillips and oth r offic re h d arre ted several person t th t location and had · d conoidcroble trouble with the s bjects and after the orre t nd the person had be n transported to j iL, a consid rable crowd of di orderly r:er ons gathered on 1ognolia Str t between . faple and Vine ond set sever l fires . The Fire Depart nt w s call d evernl ti~ but th fir w re put out ostly bcfor th Fire D partment arriv d . Lt. C. J. Perry and Copt·in ry nt w re on the cen and had Car LO-, 12-B and a wagon patrolling th are . All of thes w r nn Plea se send permit and ·any oth e r corr esponden c e to the following addr e ss: Re v. Howard W. Cr ee cy, Sr., Pr e sid e nt Atlant a Ch a pt er Sout he r n Chri s ti a n Le ade rship Conf e r e nc e Mount Mori a h Bap ti s t Church 200 As hby Str e et, S. W. Atlanta, ~ e orgia ~incl.r e ly you r s, j. J Re v.1~~ ¼) W LU/4q, , WV Howard W. Cr ee c y, S~ Pr e sid e nt, Atl a nt a Ch ap t e r South e rn Christ i an Lead e rs hip Conf er e nc e CC: Ma yo r I v a n All e n, .Jr Dr . A. M. Da vi s , Pres i d e nt Ni-rACP J es se Hill, J r ~, Co- Cha i r ma n , Atl a nta S ummi t Le ad e rs hi p Conf e r e nc e �- September 21, 1967 Mr. A . l . Gaulden, Jr . LeMa Apartment 2515 Northeast Expressway Apartment G - 7 Atlanta, Georgia Dear r . Gaulden: I m ure you are a are that it is rare to receive a letter of special commendation as your • 1 am mo t grateful for your comm.ent about Officer Adams a d l am ure be will ppreci te bat you plan to do. 1 am for ardin this letter to Chief Jenkins ·th my ppreciati • Sincerely your , Aile , Jr. lAJr/ r CC: Chief Jenkins long ---, �September Zl, 1967 Mr. W . M . Teem, Sr. '5 66 Martina Drive, N . E . Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mr. I Teem: Thank you £or your letter of September 20th. l will be happy to ask the Police Depa.rtmellt to have this truck removed. Sincerely yours , Iv n Allen, .Jr. Mayor IA.Jr/hr �S ptember 19, 1967 y • Jo 1 Tr • . �TRAFFIC FA.TALITI:SS TO DATE 1/57. 5:50 A.H. August 21.i, 1967 N.W. Freeway and Howe ll Mill Rdo VictiTJ1., drive1• of vehicle; which was struck by vehicle //2, which crossed median and overturnedo W.M. ?? 58. 8:00P.H. September 1, 1967 N.W.Fre eway and Mt Paran Rd. W.F. 23. Victim, passenger in vehicle which was struck by vehicle cha_nging lanes. 1159. 10 :25A.M. September · 9, 1967 2544 Peachtree Rd.,N.W. W.M. LB. Victim, driver of vehicle which struck power pole. �TUITION GRANTS ATU.NTA POLICE OFFICERS COST OF COURSE PER QUARTER $35.00 Per Subject P er Qua:tter $10.,00 Per Subject Per Quarter for Books $ 6.,00 Per Quarter for Students Ac tivity Fee 1. All Officers will be allowed to take up two subjects Per Quarter. 2. Tuition will be paid to all participating Officers up to, but not to e x ceed $100.00 Per Quarter. 3. The tuition will be paid to the Of f icer af~er he has successfully completed each quarter. 4. Reimbursement will be paid only to those Officers participating in Police Admi nistration Course. METHOD OF SELECTI ON FOR REI MB URSEMENT 1~ En trace Examinat i o n Scores. 2. Length o f service with the Dep artment. 3. The Police Officers performance rating and up on app roval of Chief o f Pol i ce . �V September 196 1967 V Mr. B . M . Doster 1414 Boulevard Lorraine, S . W. Atlanta, Georgia Pear Don: Thank you very much for sending me a copy of your letter to Chief Jenkin • It would be needles for me to say that we regret th incident to which you refer, and t hat every effort ill be made by the Police D pa.dment to determine ho the per ons ere nd prevent any other incident of thi type in the future. A to ·whether you may wi h to obtain permit to carry a protective e pon; thi i a deci ion you ill have to ma e. Perso Uy, I thi k the Police Deparbn nt is dequate for the protection of all c i tizens . Sincerely, l IA.Jr:am Alie , Jr. �B. McDONALD DOSTER 1414 BOULEVARD LORRAINE, 5. W. ATLANTA 11. GA. September 14, 1967 Chief Herbert Jenkins Atlanta Police Department 175 Decatur Street, S. E. Atlanta~ Georgia Dear Mr. Jenkins: I want to report an incident that happened Wednesday night about 9:00 p.m., September 13, which occurred on Gordon Road at the railroad underpass just west of the intersection of Lynhurst in the event you wish to alert your patrolmen to events of this kind. My wife and I and friends had dinner at the Plantation Restauran t in Marietta .and were proceeding homeward through Access Highway , Bolton Road by Fulton County Airport, Gordon Road, Lynhurst, and Sewell to Cascade Heights. When we approached the underpass west of Lynhurst, but still some di st_a nce away , I saw five or so young Negroes sixteen to eighteen years old, or thereabou ts, standing on the right hand side of the street at the abutment to the railroad b ridge. They were doing nothing that appeared to be out of the ordinary, but were apparently were t a lking and having fun. Just as I became even with them, we were startled by a terrific report which sounded as though a gun had been fired inside the car. I ha d seen no one make any move and no flash from an e xp losion was seen so assumed that the boys had thrown a giant firecracker under the car where it exploded. There appearing nothing more serious a t that time, I did not stop but proceeded on homeward. After visiting with our friends for an hour or two,l!!Y wife and I went on home where we then examined the car because someone had e xpre ssed an opinion that something struck the car, which we did not immediately confirm. Upon e xamination under · light it is c lear now that the e xplosion was the dischar ge of a gun, and the car was actual ly struck by the bullet and that from the trajectory th e bulle t ca me �,-- B. McDONALD DOSTER 1414 BOULEVARD LORRAINE, 5 . W. ATLANTA 11, GA. from overhead on the railroad bridge, from which someone must have fired the gun. The bullet, from directly overhead, was fired at about a 40 degree angle, and it struck the left rear door window just above the center. Being struck from overhead, the bullet merely glanced off the glass and struck a curved portion of the metal door at the base of the glass where the curve caused the bullet to riccochet outward. The glass was not broken, but was scarred by the impact·and the metal was not pierced, but was scored by the riccochet. It is obvious that someone was making an attempt on the life of some unsuspecting person who would drive under the bridge. That person could have been me if the gun had been fired a split second sooner and six inches to my right, where it would have pierced the windshield directly in front of my face. I saw no one on the bridge above, and having proceeded as far forward as I had, I saw no flash, but the circumstances wer~ easy to read. Very truly yours, B. M. Doster cc: Mayor .Ivan. Allen, Jr. City Hall . Atlanta, Georgia �Beptcmber . 2~ 19 ·17 S pt 0 C 0 Chafin Capto Oo Jordan Lt J 0 R Shattles Sirs : Th i s date ~t 4z30 pm I took a photog:c .pher to the Bo~.:rd o :f Edu.ca;t i m1 0 2 24, Central Ave,., He made p i ctu~es of individmi.J.s o c cupy i n £; Supt a i:1:-:.n T-et~ ons of£icc:JJ I retun,eu to 22.(~ Central Ave 9 and remained u n til ll : 45 pmll at vrhich time t he:;~ persons were told t o l e~ve the buil 'ing 'y De t 0 ~r ,.D Hudso n 0 11. orc'k·r s f :rom Lt 0 N.-t,c·:!:1 0 They refused 9 and v·ere a:>:rested f or violat i ng ci i:y o-c1ina.,ce 20=27@ (Loit e ring ) 0 Ca-e et 2~30 pm 0 Se:ptQ 13-th o A r:r.ested sub j e cts we:t:e as :follm-'7Se- J <::?ss i cm Holl nd 0 ,,;rf20 , 3 34 A burn Ave o J a:mes Gibso:..,~ \' m.21 11 334 Auburn Ave., I rma J ean J acksc:-:nr; cf2 '1. 0 334 Aubu:rn o Marge Mnndcrson 0 f'39 9 7 ~1 Wilson Rd o No 1·lo Rev o J oseph Eo Boonep c m44 9 4 520 CJ.axmont Dr o S0W0 Rcv 0 Howard W., Creecy 11 c ra39 9 192 Ashby Sto S oW Rev 0 J cC 1vard 9 cm3 :i 14 7J. Eason Sta NoWo Wi1 scn Bro m i, cm3--1ll 360 Nelson Sto S.,W 0 Albert Henry 9 \'JT.141$ 3 42 Gth o NoEo W' lli.am Lo ckett, c m35 9 2-116 Ua t h i e 1rs on P l a S oWo Supt 0 Letson h ad r -,fu e el "co meet t h :i.s g r.ore. ea:rliezs 1:n.:i. t did ' ' O ':\t 6 1~30 p ·o i n b:i.s offic e o He want ed t o mee t this group in ·' he la:.:go r1K:~ting i:oomp but thi s group refused to d o soe They b o ugh t up t v;0lv e point s :foz: di.·cussion hu t fi n~ J.ly de cidGd on o ne:;i that b e ing Dr., Let.son c al J. a,.n emei:gency meeting o f. the boa:ed , f ol.' no l a t er than tomorrowo not rea ch himo D:c ., Letson made an a t t empt to c a l l D:::: ., Cook~ but could Dr o L etson left th2 b'uiJ.ding at l Q:"2-.5 p m 9 and :ce tuxncd a ·i.. 1 1~ 30 ::\t t his time he told the g J:oup they woul d h ave t o leave .. over to L t., He t hen t u.rnr~d ·the matter Nash and l eft G The a r re st was o:cder ly and wa,s c ar. ied out by the echooI d e tect:i.vc:s:i Lt o Copeland , Lto Sheppard ., 1"he:.re was sev e ra l o ther o ffi c ers on t h t~ scr--,ne ,., Wnen asked to 1 ;:\w~ a .o l o:red f emv. J.12 and col 2eci ma le P ohn Boorie ) l e fto Charles A., Webster X'ema i ned on the scenG 11 b ut was a l lov·ed t o go~ when h e stated he · ould b e glad to g oo He c ame on to the sta tion .and wi t nessed the booking of the p:dscnerso He l ate:r. c ame to the De t., Offj c-.e and q uest ioned Capt 0 Duncan on the xd:.--b,~ i n a Jice.ns e 0 to h 0 at pea!)Je, bec !)use of ti-.,.,;r vot- e , on--1.a.s t ni ght". · the Detroit, C':Jica ;:;o and MiJ •,ra ] kee riots, ~.nd..~ ne eroe s in tho se communitie s , h a d I!e then----i-mr:,~ized !'lds of t h-e-- to bo r esoJvAd. "I hope th at: •l t] nnta wouJd not have to go through wh a t De troit an.d other citi e s did, b:; t if this the way it mu st be done , it mus t be done", . Mr. '-J illimn s continues to l ash a wa y a t she 'PcJ i ca _Camm i ttee , C' 1 i e f ,Tenkins ., a...'11-....,d- - Hay or Allen . I~ c rit i c ise d t he Mayor , fo r not h av in g c ontra) of tbo -department s , und0 r hi--s- G - ~ - ~-g rre groas in r espons ible jobs, withi n the wat e r depar tment, board of- educa t i on and etc •• l1ext speaker Rev . J. D. ',lard: THIS OFFENS E 15 D EC LA RED: UNFOU N D ED . • • • •• CL EAR E D BY ARRES T • • • 0· D EXCEPT I O N ALLY CL E ARED 0 I NACT IV E ( NOT C L EARED ) . 0 SIGNED _ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ INV ES TI GAT I NG _ _ _ _ _ D A TE - - - -- -- - OFF I CE R S I G N ED - - - - -- -- ~ ~ ~ ~ - - OA T E - - - -- - - CH I E F OR CO MMAN D IN G OFF ! CER T HI S FORM IS U SE D B Y OF FI CER A SSIG NED T O A CASE TO REPORT P RO GRE SS A FT ER TH REE AN O SE V E N DA YS A N O_ WE E K L Y T H ERE· A F TER ALSO T O REP OR T SI G N IFICAN T D E V E L OPME N T S. �._ 1,.._ ' __ _ e page 3 FORM 32·0· 101 0 FF E N SE - -...,I-j ·.,... a~::~;s~f""1~ e-c.....,t;....,i~l~lg-- SER I AL NO. SUPPLEMENTARY OFFENSE REPORT -~9,_..-.._,7,__5....,7,,_. COMPLAIN ANT _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ __ ATLANTA POLICE D E PARTM E NT 175 DECATUR ST . , S. E. ADD RE ss ATLANTA, GA. --F-:uf+n - t-e-r,~~.-a....n .....d,_.C,~-h...,e-s-t--r-.l-u-t---------- ADDITIONAL DETAILS OF OFFENSE, PROGRESS OF INVESTIGATION, ETC. Rev. :.rard stated t hat h1'3 wo . .tld at~a.::k the boa..!.'d of educ a tion, Dr~ letson and others, aJon g tr,,o 1:2ajn l:i nes • . One through demonstrations, on:l-41w-o, through the ballot box ~ He told the rne0ting · t~.at the Alilan t;a 13oard of Education and Dr. Ietson, had aareed to meet with a cam:mjttee on ~I~ ·In~D~'3.....P....,Y,--n......_.j ..g.,,..h.....t.,.__... a ....t~ · . . .,·,'.:'. ,J.....,x,.,.._...,.n....,J1....,_· -~ ~0 U ,£; 0~1*' , Y' ', T,-,,,.s O~~.----<.f- 'h.... ~ ~ ,,., l-,.,.,. ..... U v ~ - a wuvr -- o uu s ± -~ ~v ~ u 1 v a CK l-,. • • inno vneir .J.., . • -G-Gm~ i - - go t e v e ryone po s3ible, to dtt e nd t Le m~e t;.i. ng. ::::t u te .:.ng that "~.J0 wil 1 07errnn the ro eti ng on Mond;;,y nigh t and if 1.rn d on't get 0 4*-at wo wa nt t he r e, we will-fill ever.y--Be-ard-H,:nnbers office on Tue sday mornjng . I--will par s ona lly be i n t ::e :~ayer' s eff iee, on Tue s das, i f we don't get wha t we want." After about one hundred peonl e arrived , it wa fi put to a vo1-e , t bo.t a pronos a l be submi ttP.d to,Pr0 s id PDt Jobn con, in t he-form of a tele gram , n ski ng b j ~h i e f Je n'!.dns fro m his appoi .... ....~ t. LJ.1,/l..Ut;;u t t· l%:t. i .t;~l d i u ! e ~t t a~ t time t ,.___e;i a~Ke ' d the y vot0.d unani mou s l y to send t he t e l ogram . aLWil that news papeP-Pcportcrs and poli c e to l ea \fe . -le t hen l eft. THI S O FFEN SE IS D EC L A R E D : UNF O U ND E D, • , • C L EAR::: D BY ARRES T , • , •• EXCEPT I ONALLY C L EARED I NACT I V E (NOT CL E ARED) . o. D 0 0 SIGNED E.A . - -~~ ~ J s+, G w ~ Yrt-PcE,l\rnold DA TE .-· ' ·. ,...: ..· // ~ S I G N ED - C -H I_E_F _O_R_C_O_M_M_A_ N _D_ I N_G_ O_ F_F~ ! C~ER T HI S FORM IS U SED BY OFFIC E R ASSIGNED TO A CASE TO REPORT P R OGRESS AF T ER T H REE AND SEVEN D AYS AND WEEK L Y THEREAFTER ALSO T O R EPORT SIGN I F I CA NT D E V E L OF'ME N TS . 9-7-6? - - - - - - -- �I , FORM32•O•10I 9-7-67 Press Conference •,· OFFENSE---- SUPPLEMENTARY OFFENSE - - - - - - - - - SERIAL N O . - - - - - - - Baptist Church · _ _ _ _ _ _ __ COMPLAIN ANT _ Ebeneza ______ _____ ____ REPORT ATLANTA POLICE DEPARTMENT 175 DECATUR ST., 5. E. ATLANTA, GA. Auburn Avenue at_Jackson ADDRESS _ _ ____ _____ _ _ _ _ _Street _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ ADDITIONAL DETAILS OF OFFENSE, PROGRESS OF INVESTIGATION, ETC. 1. or 2. Mr. Jessie Hill - 3. Rev. J. D. Ward - Spokesma n Operation Bread Ba_s_k_e_t_.________________ 4. Rev. Clyde i·Jilliams - l\!e tr :Y?oli tan Grass Root's Councilo Albert Davis - ?resident !Local Ch;:mter NAAO'. Coordinator Atlanta Summit Council. Dr. Dcwis o pened the ne,·Js conference at 2:35 P.M. with a sta ·~ ernent, 11 '.ve the v~riou s organi zation leaders since the Labor Day neekend have been in clos e conference a mong ourselves and with Dr. Martin Luther King, concerning the problems in Atlanta. We have urg e d Dr. King in view of these problems to corae to Atlanta and assist us in non-violent actio ns to alleviate them." Dr. Davis cited in series th e probless t hat he felt wa s facina .negro comn~nities: l. ~ie stated that the Atlanta Board of Education is naw holding double sessions in five negro schools and none in white schools. Furt he r that office e ~ ploy- ment in the c e ntr a l office for neg ro s in supe rvi so r y positions lag ged. 2. Une mployraent: pl o yed. Neg ros still r e main in the l ~rger p 2 rcentile among t he unem- According to Dr. 0a vis of the ten p2 rc~nt une moloyed in a given group only two percent were white. ? Je llou s ing: The Atlanta Housing Au ~horiti es ~ r e s till oracticing se g rega tion and also rnai11tainin~ se p arate o ff ice operation according to Dr. ~a vis. Ju stic e a nd the Police: Dr. ~~vis sta t e d he feels sure t ha t there was evi den c e of police brut al it y in the Dixie fli l ls area and a laxit y of cit y o ffici als in Tt-etienc in this .: field c n be brought to bear on th national crisi _ . It i our inc r mi ion nd ny b of th forth by the Co.l.LIIWi..a.:;,..ion Atl nt. Siner ly, t .T, t: E.T. Pr 1\l 21 fl+cio co; lv n All n, n Ricbud Jr. / c. ~ hr r ide.nt B'TK: j o Co - ndation pu1; ent d by you in n �July 30 , 1967 Offlce ot the ayor City of tlan City H 11 tlanta , Georgi De r Mr • ose : Attach d re so e ref ences which I would pr ct te your h ring 1th ayor 1 en nd Chi f J nkin 1 support of our telephone conv Uon of t other day. �T.RAFFIC FATALITIES TO DATE //32. 7: 56 A . M. May 21..i, 1967 Merr ill Ave . and Oakland Dro C. F. 11 . Victim, pedestr ~an was struck by vehicle t raveling s outh on Oakland Dro June ?.> 1967 33,JLi,35 2: 55 P.M. Fa irburn Rd. and Sewe ll Rd. C. M. 17, J.l1, C. M. 18. C.M. Victims , passengers in vehicle Hhich l eft roadway and struck tree . Victims thrown from vehicle. IIJ6Ml 37 J: 55 P.H. N.E.Freeway and Rail Hoad Bdge. W.M.16, W. F. 15. Victims, dr iver and passe nge r of vehicle which crossed fr om one side of road to other , the n str uck bi·idge abutment. 1138 z !/L o. 11: 07 P.M. 899 ~ . Rock Spr i ngs Road. W. M .J O. W. F. 81. Victim, driv er of vehicle #1 which str uck vehicle #2, hea d on o Vi cti m, passenre r i n vehicle #2 D.O.A . //39 June 2:;;, 1967 2 : 58P. M. 2176 Bankhea d Hvry . W. F. 72. Victim, dr iver of vehicle , cr ossed ce nter line and struc k vehicle #2 hea d on o II l, J.. 11 : OOP •~-1. June 20, 1967 1145 Pea cht r ee St . N.E. W. M. 5J. Victim, pedes t ria n, Peachtree St . Has struck b y vehicl e t rave ling north on �r //L2. 7 :J0 A. H. July 7, 1967 500 Ponce de Leon Ave. W. F. 66. Victim, pede str ian, walking on sidewa lk wa s struck by vehicle whick l ef t r oadway. //LJ. 5 :30 P .M. July 9, 1967 3200 block Collier Dr ~~ N.W., C. M.6. Victim, passe ne;e r in ve hi cle trave l ing by vehicle tr ave ling east on Colli er Dro i1es L which wa s struck LL. 12:15P.H. 1532 McPherson Ave .,S.E. W.F. # . Vict im, pedestri an, wh o ran in fron t of vehic l e tra ve ling eas t on McPherson Ave . IIL5. 6 : J OA . H. J uly 19, 1967 76 Whitel1 al l St. S.W. W.M.??? Victim, pcde strai n who fe ll from cu rb in to s ide of Bus whi ch was passing . �SIDNEY T. SCHELL ATTORNEY 1726 FULTON AT LAW NATIONAL BANK BUILDING ATLANTA , GEORGIA 30303 523-6001 July 14, 1967 Honorable Ivan Allen Mayor, City of Atlanta City Hall Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mr. Mayor: I enclose herewith a copy of a letter that I have written on behalf of the Executive Board of the Joel Chandler Harris Memorial Association to Eliza K. Paschall. One of the salient reasons for the enclosed reply to the letter of Mrs. Paschall has been the receipt of threats by several members of the staff at the Wren's Nest that it would be stoned or burned unless its visitation policies were changed. I think it rather disgraceful that these dedicated ladies, who are attempting to maintain a memorial to one of the South's outstanding literary figures, should be subjected to such threats and abuse. Acts and conduct of this kind and character do more to promote friction between the races in Southwest Atlanta than can be counteracted by various organizations that are attempting to peacefully integrate the area. On behalf of these good ladies, I call on you, as Mayor of the City of Atlanta, for such police protection as may be necessary to maintain the dignity of their person and property. I am taking the liberty of sending a copy of this letter to Honorable Herbert Jenkins, Chief of Police. Kindest personal regards. Very truly yo? STS : ebV cc: Hon. Herbert Jenkins ~~ . Sidney T. Schell ,J~ �SIDNEY T. SCHELL ATTORNEY AT LAW 1726 FULTON NATIONAL BANK BU I LDING ATLAN TA, GEORGIA 30303 52 3- 6 001 Jul 14, 1 7 {rs . El a K. P SC 11 ecutiv Director CotDnlmity tious .u..t.L.0~1011 1203 Ci y l Atl nt, G or 30303 tter of June 28, 1967, C n 1 r Harri . W. , Atlanta, , lead that om110sed o ter ·• •• l l . I.ala ; r t nt of 1050 Gordo t for rt.al thtl rl••· �r/ · - -· ·----- - ., I I HARV ARD UNIV ERSITY Augu s t 1, 19 6 7 THE POLICE CHALLENGES AND CHANGES IN AT LANT A by H. T. J enkins I, II II Sinc e the beginning of modern day local gove rnment, as we know it, th e polic e powe r ha s be en the v e hicl e that e nforces the w i shes of local officials. The p olic e powe r i s a t w o ~e dge sword and when it is misuse d , it c ause s local governments to fail to furnish th e service th at it wa s d es i gne d t o furnish a ll o f its citi zens. I O riginally p olic e services we r e furnish ed b y volunteers and local citize ns und e r th e supe rvi s io n of a J u s tic e of th e P eace. This was known as th e "hue and cry 11 systerr1 th a t d epend e d u pon th e fr i ends and re l atives of t he v i ctims of crime, to apprehend and p rosecut e th e perp e trators. ' �- 2 "" In 1829 Sir Robert Peal e org anized the Metropolitan London Police D e p artment and l a id the foundation on what is based all metropolitan police systern.s of the free w orld today. ( This was the first tin.1. e that a local govermnent en1.ploye d a full tiine uniform polic e forc e and accepte d all of the responsibility to pre vent cri1ne and to arrest and prosecute all law violators. Thi s system provide d · for a division of uniform officers, or constab l es as th ey were call e d at that ti1ne, to patrol and to furnish a day watch and a night watch , also a plain cloth e s or detective division; The duti es and responsibilities of th e police has ch a n ge d very littl e sinc e th a t time and are d e signed t o maint a in th e p eace and good ord e r, to pr eve n t c rime , to prot e ct l ife and prop e rty, to . enfo r c e th e l aw and t o g u ar antee the £re e do1n of th e indi v idua l. �- 3 u The A1ne rican cop that you see working his b eat today 3 gets his nickname from the abbreviationof "Constable of Police ' 'c This system has be e n ch ange d and expande d continuously by adding specialized s e ction s , such as police training, traffic control, fing erpr i nting , crime l ab or ator ies, community relations , cri1ne comn,issions and n,any othe rs. The great est deterent to crime and the 1nost effective crime p revention program re1nains the Night Watch and the Day Watch by qualifie d unifor m police officers. The mos t important funct i o n of a police d epar tment to successfully 1ne e t chang ing condition s tod a y 3 are polic e r e cruihn e nt a nd police trainingc The odor e Roo s e v e lt r e c o g ni z e d thi s rn 1895 w h e n h e was Police Corrun i ss ion e r of N ew Yor k City a nd o rgani z e d the fi rs t polic e a c ade m y, o r the fi r s t p olic e t rai ning p rogram for a l ocal c it y poli ce d e part m e nt. \ �i - 4 - The police d e partn1ent that has b een mo s t succ e ssful in.me eting the challeng e of today, ar e those d e parhne nts that have the ~best tr a ining progran 1, and a r c best pr e pared to meet ( I changing conditions from. day to dayo The Atlanta Polic e Departme nt h a s not b ee n up to full authoriz e d strength for many years, for th e siinple reason that a young r:nan, who 1s qualifie d to m eet the high standards of the police d e p a rhne nt i s not willing to subj e ct him s e lf to th e dan ge rs and th e h azar d s of th e job, or subj e cting hi1-nse lf and hi s family constantly to i nv es tig a tion s, ridicul e and critici sm. H e c an ear n a b e tt e r liv i ng fo r h e and hi s f a1-nily a n d e njoy a b ett e r a n d mor e pl e a sant life by follo w ing some othe r v o c ation. ( To fill t h e s e v a c a n c i es an d t o p rovi d e th e n e cessary cov e r ag e a n d p a t ro l , th e Atl a nt a Poli c e D e p a rt me nt h as a dopt e d one - m a n p a tr o l ca r s • ~.. . I �- - - - --------- ---------- - ----------·- -·- -·-- - 5 - This is a highly controvers i a l subject and has brought great criticisrn to th e chie f of policeo This is a subject th at is quit e oft e n n1isunder stood and often e1notio.n ally i f I contro lled. I 1° I I When a polic e offic er is injured or killed in line of duty, it gets lots of publicity and there are those who sincerely beli e ve th e I II i I I incident would have been prevented by t wo ~man patrol I~ cars, but the facts do not support this belief 0 We adopt e d th e on e- m a n patrol cars for th e follo w ing reasons: lo The records , both loc a lly and nationally, w ill show that mor e polic e I o ffic e r s ar e kill e d in t w o - n1. a n p a trol cars than i n one - m an patrol car s . 2. A 1na j ority of the call s an swere d by th e polic e , d o not r e quir e any action by th e p o lic e , only r e qui re counc ili ng a n d g i ving o f adv ice. �----- ---~------- - - ------- -------- - - -- - -------- - - ----- -------- ·- - -- ·- - - - - 6 3. N When a police offic e r needs to call for assistance, he has twice the numb er of u n it s to call on, and h e can get n1.ore help quic ker th a n h e could otherwise. 4. It is good sound polic e 1na.nage1nent that requires an officer to do his f. o wn thinking, to use his iniative and imagination, and to d evelop a hi g h e r d egree of performance 5. 0 For the Atlanta Polic e D e parhnent to arbitrarily adopt the h v o-m an patrol, would cause the nUJnb e r of patrol unit s and th e police service to b e cut ·. 1 h a lf, or it v-rnuld require a ll police p e r sonne 1 to w ork seven d ays p er week, in stead of five days. To ove rcome t hes e and other handicaps, the city i s c on stantly striving t o inc r ea se pol ic e com p e n s a tion and fring e b e n e fit s , ( . which 1nak e p o lice s e rvic e s extr e m e ly e x p e n s ive fo r the t axp a y e r . �- 7 - This requires complete coope ration and understanding behveen the business c01n1nunity and the city officials. The needs and increased demands for additional city services has confronted I. i our city with a l a rg e financial proble1n 0 This is cornplicate d by the r e fusal of the state government to allow the city to broade n its t a x bas e . Th e main source of income for the city is from ad valore1n taxe s. It i s b e lieve d by mos t t a x exp e rts that r e a l est a t e a nd p e r s o n al propert y is alr e ady b e ing tax e d to its li1n it. A r ecent s u rve y by th e N a tion a l L e agu e of Cit i es p re dict e d that Ame r ic a n citie s w ill e x p e rie 1}ce a r e v e nue d e fici enc y of 262 billion doll a r s i n t h e n e x t t e n y ear s . C r i m e agai ns t p rope rty and c r i m e a g ain s t th e p e rs on continu e s to i ncr ease y ear by y e ar ~ w hi l e the p rot e c ti o n of l i fe and p r o pert y b e co1ne s m o r e complicate d a n d e x p e n s i v e . �·------- ··- ------------- -··--· - ·· ----·--- -- -~--- -I ·- - - - - - 8 - There is no corrunon cause for crime , the refore there is no con~mon cure, but a con1bination of 1nany things. The records will show that n~ost crim.e s are com1nitte d by repeaters, ( persons who hav e already been tried and convicted of a similar crime. They have escap e d or they are out on bond, or the y are on probation or parole. I had an opportunity r e c e ntly to t e sti fy befor e a Cbngr e ssional Committe e that was holdin g h earing s on "The Safe Str eet and Crime Control Act. The City of Atl ant a support e d this act 100%, but I we nt eve n furth e r 0 I look e d for w a rd to th e d a y w h e n the U. S. Ju s tic e D e partme nt and th e U. S. Cong r e s s w ill say to eve ry city polic e d e p ar t m e n t , r egardl e ss of i ts si z e - �I If your departnlent meets all the p r ofessional standards in police recruibne nt~ police pay, poli~e tr a ining, and polic e supervision, the F ederal Governnlent w ill contribute a p e rcentag e of your annual budget .. - it should b e about 50%. The . greatest obj e ctions to this is the fear of c entral or fed eral control. I was aske d reeently in Washington if I was adv ocating a national police forc e. Well, I am not a d vocating a national police forc e, but th e thought of it do es not fri ghten me any 1nore. I Th e Atlanta Polic e D e partment devot e s most of its tim e and effort in enfor cing state and fed e ral l a w s, rathe r than city ordina nc e s. I To enfor ce f e d e ral l aws , it i s n e c e s sary to a cc e pt a cert a i n a m ou nt of fed er al co nt r ol and to foll ow f e d er al pro ce du res. �( - 10 - We have no choic e in these rn.att e rs now , and personally. I have no obj e ction s o Th e time h a s come wh e n th e b es t e ffort s and r esourc e s of the fed e ral, state a nd loc a l go ve rnrn.e nt a r e required to m eet th e high cost of law enforc e ment and to che c k and r everse th e tr e nd of i n crea s ing crime that we have b ee n exp er i e ncing 111 r e c e nt y ea r s . W e r e ad and h ear a l o t of c ritic i s rn dir e c t e d t o th e courts, esp e ci a lly to the U. S . Sup r e rn.e Cour t. I am not o n e of tho s e w ho join in this critici sm.• P e r son a lly I h a v e no criticism of th e c our t s o r any of th e ir d ec i s i ons , . ( I fo r t h e s i m pl e rea so n th a t t he ob j e c tive s and t h e ultimat e go a l s of the c ourt s, and th e p o lic e , a re id e n tical -- which i s - �-. 11 - To rn.aintain the peace and good .order _ .., To preve nt crime - - To protect life a nd prope rty -(_ To enforc e the l aw-- And, to guarante e the fr e edom. of th e individual. Thi s w e c a n a ll agre e on. The n, the only dis ag r ee 1ne nt b e t wee n th e c ourts and the polic e are - - h ow w e ac h i eve these go a l s. Wh e n th e c ourt s and the polic e di sagree , t his i s a n indicati on to m e , t hat the polic e ar e i n e rror and m u s t change the ir actions ac cor d i n g ly. ( I t i s not, however , p o ss ibl e t o fur n i sh 100 % se c u rity and 10 0 % fr ee d om t o a ll c iti zens of t hi s n a tio n a t th e same time . Judge Thurgood M ar shall r ecently r e pli ed to a 1 questi on fro1n S e nat or J oh n 'McC l e llan t hat t h e c r i n 1e rate i n t his nation was cr i tical , �( - 12 - but it 1nust b e fought within the fr a m ework of the Constitution, and it 1nust not b e reduc e d at the exp ense of the freedo1n of the individual 0 It app ears to 1ne that the courts in s01ne ca ses might have given fre edo1n of the i n dividual regardless of hi s conduct, top p ri o r ity over all oth er rights and considerations. I would r es pectfully sugg e st th at we might t ake another l ook at this proposition. The cas e s that are most frequently di scusse d are - The Mallory case The Escobedo cas e The Mapp case and, th e Mir a nda case. There h ave b een many documents and articles wr itte n on these cas es '-- - - - - - - - c ~- - and a gre at many s p ee c h es made , both pro and con, but fri e fly this is w h a t h appene d i n these cases. �l r I - 13 - MALLORY VERSUS UNITED STATES Mallory w as arrested in Washington, D. C. on April 7, 1954. He was detained i n Washington jail and charg e d w ith rape 0 Afte r consid e rabl e ques tioning , h e adrnitted the charg e. H e was l ate r tried and convicte do In 1957, the U. S. Supreme Court r eversed the conv iction and state d that 11 11 A suspect must be taken b e fore a Magistrate w ithout An y unn e ces sary d e lay w ill i nvalidate a confession obtained from the accu se d p er son p r ior to his appE;a r ance b e for e a Magistrate. 11 ESCOBEDO VERSUS ILLINOIS Escob e do was arreste d in Chic ago, Illinois, on J anuary 19, 1960, and wa s charged with rnurder . �. ~ 14 - He asked for an attorney and his attorney asked to see him. Both were denied 0 I I I ~ Later h e co11£e ss e d and was trie d and convicte d. In 1964, the U. S. Supr eme Court r eversed the conviction and state d 11 A p e rson has a right to an attorney and the right to rema in silent. 11 MAPP VERSUS OHIO Mr s . :tvfapp was arres t e d in Cleveland, Ohio, on M a y 23, 1957, after officers forc e d th e i r way into h er home without a _. warrant, and found obscene mater ial. The officers d enied h er attorne y entry during the search, nor would they p e rmit Mrs. Mapp to see him. She was l ater tried and c onvicted. �1 - 15 - I n 1961, the U. S. Supr eme Court rever se d th e conviction and stated that evidence c anno t b e used u 1 any court if collecte d in a search a nd se i zure that is unr eas onable or ill egaL MIRANDA VERSUS ARIZONA Miranda was arrested i n Phoeni x , Arizona, on March 3, 1963. He wa s d e tain e d in th e Phoeni x j a il and charge d w ith k idnappin g and rap e . After co ns id erab l e qu e stioning , h e ad1nitte d the ch arge. H e was t r i e d and convicted. In 19 66, the U. S. Suprern.e Cou rt r eversed the conviction on th e gr ou nds that h e was not advis e d of his right to counse l, and the right to remain silent. I c anno t agree that th ese cases have l egally hand icapp ed th e polic e i n any way . But, I b e l ie ve we can agr ee th a t t he ch ange s that th e se ca ses required · in police pro ce dur e ha s mad e polic e w ork more comp li cat ed and much mor e exp e nsive, b e c ause they put s evere r es t rictions on cust odial in te r rogation. �- 16 - To cornpletely inv e sti gat e a cas e and d etermine all of the facts prior to th e arrest of the su s p e ct, requires n1ore investigators and a gr eat d eal 1nore ti1ne and effort, but this is legal and n e c essary to protect the rights of the individua l, and in th e s e ca ses the p er p e tr ator is the individual. Th e ques tion th at dis t urb s 1ne , and ha s not been answered up to this point, is, 11 w h at a bout the rights of the v icti1n? 11 They a l so a r e entitle d to protection u nd e r the l aw. It i s very ea s y t o forget a victi1n aft e r the first 11 spl ash 11 of publicity, an d after the p e rp e trator h a s been i dentified and t aken i nto cu stody. All of these ar e routin e police pr obl e ms that address the1nselves to good police n1 an a ge1ne nt. �/ - 17 - The greatest challenge that has fac e d a c i ty or a police dep a rtment esp eci ally in th e S outh, h as b een th e socia l and r a cial .. r evolution th at we h ave expe rienc e d in the l ast t wenty y ears • •••• where custo1n and t radition versus the l aw, and i n most c as es w her e the fed e ral law and the state l aw were 1n conflict or contradicte d each othe r. For many y ears th e American Negro was segregate d and di s criminated agains t b e c a u se of th e color o f h is skin, and kept i n a po s i _tion of second a ry c itize ns hip . S eg r egation was neve r d es i g n e d t o s e p a r a t e the rac es , but to k ee p the N egr o in his infe r i or pl ac e . It was wr itte n i n t h e l aw , and it w as th e l aw. During th ese y ears th e p r i ncip l e fu nc tio n of t he police was t o k ee p the N egro i n h is pl ace. �- - - --- -- - - - --- - - - - · · - --- - - 18 - Th e Presid ent of the Unite d St a t es, the Mayor of the City of Atl anta, Ralph McGill, Editor of the Atlanta Constitution, and many oth e rs saicl this was w rong and 1nust be chan ged. Th e U. S. Sup rerr1e Court h e ld in m a ny ca ses that this \vas uncon stitutional and th e Am e rican N e gro was entitle d to all the rights and privile ges th a t goes with first cl ass citizenship. In 19 4 5 th e court s gave the N eg ro es the b a llo t. Thi s was th e first ti1ne that th e Arner ican N e gro could a ctua lly p articip ate in th e 1nanage1n e nt of his government . I n 1954 th e cou rts h e ld s eg r egat e d schools t o b e unl awful and u nc o nstituti onal. P erhap s these t wo d e c isi ons effecte d more p e op l e, brou g ht ibout a greater ch ange i n attitude , habits , customs and action, than any other d e c i s i ons. ' I I f B e t wee n th e y ears of 19 5 8 a nd 19 63 the City of Atl ant a rece i ve d c our t I · ord e rs t o d esegre gate _ .,, �19 ~ bus es golf courses scho o ls air t e r n1.i na ls s w i1nn1.ing p o ol s and o t h er public f a ciliti e s Th e Ciiy of Atl ant a n e ver h e s itat e d or d iscontinued a ny p ubli c f ac ility in an effort to avoid t h ese c h a nges. Fo rmer Mayor Willi a1n B. Hartsfie ld a nd Mayor I v an A ll en, J r. p rovi ded superior l eadershi p w i th fin e cooper a t i on and assi stance fro 1n both th e w hit e com1nunity l eaders and the Negro co1n1nunity l eaders. All of th ese changes were accomp li shed w i th a mini mum of di sturbances. The Ciiy of Atlanta began e1np l oying Negro p olice i n 1948 and today 14% of our tot a l personi1e l i s N egro. �\ .. 20 = During th e des eg r e g a tion of public faciliti e s~ public officials were und e r great pr e s s ure to d ese greg 2.tc p r i vate prope rty and private facilities, o ve r which the y had no control. On e of th e n,o s t e ffe ctive civ il rig hts or gani zations i n th e s e activitie s was the Stud e nt Non=vio l ent Coordinating Connnittee know n as S N CC. O r i gin a lly SNCC w a s co1nposed of r es p ect a ble and d ecen t l aw abiding stud e n t s fr o1n the u n i versiti es , tha t was committe d to and pr ac tice d non~ vi o l ence . W e enj oye d f i ne con,n,unications and coop erat i on fro1n t hem. The y we r e just agai nst se gr egati on, othe r wise the y were go od l aw ab iding citizens . By 1964 SNCC had fall en int o the h and s of i rresponsib l e l eaders , and t heir fo llowers includ e d crimin a l s of a ll k i nd. �-- - - ----- - - - - - .• 21 -~ Aft e r our experience w ith SNCC i s and around son1.e Atlanta restaurants I I I I I in 196 4, I 1nade the st a ten1.ent: that SNCC had b e con1.e a Non-student Violent C01nrni1..-te e and time has proven i! i I th a t s t atement to b e true. ! I Th e U. S. Congr ess h a d been extre1ne ly slow in accepting changes and in h e lping th e col.uts and th e cities ,v ith th e ir probl en1s . But the U. S . Con gress gave the Civil Rights Move1nent its greate st I as s ist ance I- 111 adopting the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1965. Th ese Acts in my opinion, s a ti sfy a ll th e l egiti1nate complaints of th e Civil Rights Moveme nt in th e fie ld of publfo accomod a t ions and voting rights. Th ere w e r e 1na11y oth e r things th at n e e d e d att e ntion, li ke ern.ployme nt, housin g , r e c re ation and l a w enforc e ment. And, again th e City of A tl a nt a n eve r h e sitate d. \ �- --··- -- - --- ·------- - ----- ·-----··--·--- - -··--- - - ---· --- ~ - - - - - --- ---· 22 - They 1noved r ight into these activities w ith all the vigor and resourc es avail a b l eo I n 1965 Mayor I van A lle n, Jro a ppointe d th e Atlanta C o1n1ni ssion on C r irn e and Juve nile Delinqu e ncy. U. So Judg e Griffin B e ll was appointed Chairrnan~ a l ong w ith 26 othe r very distingui shed and able citize ns. Jud ge Bell appoint ed a ve ry ab l e attorney,· Fr an cis Shack l ef ord, a ,l. general counse l, and eig ht other young attorn e ys, to act as staff for th e Con1.m.ission. Judge Be ll th e n di v ided th e C om1nission into six sub-~co1nmittees - Juveni l e D e l inque'.ncy Rehab ilit ati on Crirne and H e a lth C r i m e and Pove rty Law and Ord er Org anized C r imea �--------- --- T he co1T11-r1ittee 1ne n1.b e r s were s e l e ct e d and a p pointe d on the b asis of t h e ir inte r est and a bilit i e s i n the i r spe cia li ze d field. Th e C on.1.miss i.on 1nad e an i n - d epth study of a ll the c aus e s and c ur e s of c r i n.1.e rn Atl anta. Jud ge B e ll h e l d w eek l y n 1.eetings w i t h the Corn.1n i ss i o n and pr e p a r e d the i r r e p ort u nder the Titl e o f 11 0 p p ortunity for U rb an E xce llence 11 • An1.ong oth e r things t h e C on1.1ni ssion fou nd tha t c rin1.e and pove rty were t w i ns that c ould not b e s e p a rate
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  • Text: weit Tey October 25, 1967 Chief H. T. Jenkins Atlanta Police Department RE: Disorders on Magnolia Street Sunday - October 22, 1967 Monday - October 23, 1967 Dear Sirs On Sunday night, October 22, 1967, at about 9:30 p.m., Captain A. C. Bryant called me and stated that a explosive situation was about to develop at Vine and Magnolia but that he thought everything was under control. I got ready to go to the area and just as I was leaving, I heard ancther help call and fire call in this area so proceeded to Vine and Magnolia. I found that Officer J. B. Phillips and other officers had arrested several persons at that Location and had had considerable trouble with the subjects and after the arrest and the persons had been transported to jail, a considerable crowd of disorderly persons gathered on Magnolia Street between Maple and Vine and set several fires. The Fire Department was called several times but che. Soe? were put out mostly before the Fire Department arrived. Lt. C. Je Perry and Captain Bryant were on the scene and had Car LO-B, 12=B and a wagon patrolling the area, ALL of these were manned by negro officers. The crowd grew and became more disorderly, setting fires and throwing rocks and bottles. The Task Force headed by Lt. C. B. Dickerson and about eight patrolmen were called into the area with special equipment, helmets, night sticks and shotguns to disperse the crowd. Several other arrests were made, one a known agitator by the name of McGuire, a white female. In a short while, order was restored. I instructed the two K-9 trucks with drivers and the dogs in the truck to patrol the area the rest of the night. The streete and o 2 sidewalks were Littered with debris, rocks and broken bottles. On Monday, October 23, 1967, a circular was distributed in the area calling for a mass meeting at the play lot at Magnolia and Maple to protest white ownership of stores and housesand police brutality. Alderman 0. V. Williamson called me and came by my office. He wanted to talk to Officer J. B. Phillips and I had Officer Phillips go by his office on Hunter Street. Alderman Williamson brought one of the circulars to me and stated he was present when they were run: off the machine and that he thought that the so called "Rev. Boone" was behind them. Alderman Williamson was of the opinion that if the officers would Lighten up on the defendents, it would help the situation. I did not agree with him but sent Officer Phillips to see him, I alerted Captain R. E. Little and Lt. C. J. Perry to the situation and instructed them to allow the meeting if it was orderly. I went to the area and was there until the situation so unruly, I ordered the Task Force into the area with full equipment to disperse the crowd. They had set.fires against the doors of both supermarkets at Vine and Magnolia, across the entire street at Maple and Magnolia and other fires in the street at Magnolia and Walnut. The fires were fed by gasoline. The door at Herman's Supermarket, 544 Magnolia, was forced open and Looted of beer and other articles. While the officers were investigating this, The Big Rock Supermarket was broken in the front door but no entrance was made. The rear window of the captain's car was broken out by a brick and as I passed a group of people who were Listening to Senator Leroy Johnson who claimed he had the group under control, a person standing near him threw a rock into my front window which was down and struck me on the hand. I talked to Alderman Williamson the second time that night at Magnolia and Vine and informed him that I was going to call in reenforcements and clear the area. He agreed with me, Color pictures were made of all damage. I had held Lt. C. B. Dickerson and eight members of the Task Force in the building from 8:00 p.m. until that time, and I called for them to come into the area and disperse the unruly crowd. I was with them the entire time and they did an excellent job of clearing the street with no injuries or undue force and no arrests. No shots were fired, although the Task Force was armed with riot guns. = 2 «= Captain 0. W. Jordan and the Crime Prevention Bureau, including Lt. C. Dixon, Sgt. Goss and Detective R. B. Moore, were on the scene and were of invaluable assistance in restoring order and contacting the well meaning people of the community of which there were many. It was found that most of the unruly crowd were from several blocks to several miles away from this immediate area. The Transit Company rerouted their buses from this area during the worst part of the disorder and auto- mobiles that did not belong in the area were prohibited from traveling the street during the emergency. On Tuesday night, the Crime Prevention was assigned to the area under the direction of Lt. Dixon and Sgt. Goss and no trouble was reported anywhere in the area. The Fire Department responded each time they were called. They did ask that we appraise them of the nature of the fire so that they would know which type of equipment to send. This was done and many fire calls were canceled by the police when they could be handled without fire equipment. espectful Leg An - James F. Brown, Superintendent JFB:b
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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA TRAFFIC ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Atlanta, Georgia 30303 September 19, 1967 KARL A. BEVINS Traffic Engineer The Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor of the City of Atlanta 206 City Hall Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mayor Allen: In answer to your request for information concerning our proposed activities in the area of the Warren Jackson School, we should like to give you the following report. During the past three weeks, members of our staff have discussed this situation with Mrs. Smart, Principal of the School; Mr. J. Lewis Cook, Safety Director of the Board of Education; and Lieutenant Forrester, of the Atlanta Police Department. As a result of these discussions, we have done a substantial amount of signing in the vicinity of the school. Since the school is located approximately 1000 feet north of Mount Paran Road, we did not feel that it was necessary or desirable to reduce the speed limit to 25 MPH from the presently existing 30 MPH. We have, however, installed signs on Mount Paran Road on each approach to the school driveway which warn drivers with the message SCHOOL CHILDREN IN ROADWAY. A recent count of the children walking on Mount Paran Road and entering the Warren Jackson School at the Mount Paran Road driveway indicates that a relatively small number of 20 to 30 students are entering the school property at this point. Although the letter and petitions which accompanied your memorandum to this department referred only to a request that a police officer be assigned to this location, we felt that you would like to know what actions we have taken on requests which have been made directly to us. At the present time, we do not have plans for additional work in the vicinity of this school. If you desire any additional information concerning this matter, please feel free to call on us. LLL Ab his “Earl Re Ae sf Assistant City Traff¥c Engineer ERSJr/fd
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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE iaault He aay gett Atlanta 3, Georgia — SS September 21, 1967 HERBERT T. JENKINS Chief Mr. George Royal Mayor's Office City Hall 68 Mitchell Street, S. W. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Dear tir. Royal: In regards to the petition from the mothers at the Warren Jackson School for a School Traffic Police Woman, we ace now attempting to fill this position. Before the school yeer began I met with Mrs. Marie Smart, principal, and at that time we did not anticipate a need for a police woman. After learning of this petition anc a call from Mrs. Smart, we made anothsr survey and talked to several parents. Some indic. ted they would let their children walk if there was a Traffic Police Woman on duty. There are about 25 to 30 students walking or riding oicycles to school, using or crossing Mt. Paran Road. Mt. Paran Road in the school area is a very narrow road with many snarp curves. There are no sidewalks in this area. I have received permission from my superior officers and the comptroller's office to hire a Trsffic Police Woman at this school. The school and the Parent Teacher's Association are now assisting me in finding an applicant for this position. Respectrully, AW Fortin dee Li. G. V. Forrester
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  • Text: 334 Auburn Ave., N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Fe Southern Christian Leadership Conference elephone 522-1420 ‘ Martin Luther King Jr., President... + Ralph Abernathy, Treasurer Andrew J. Young, Executive Directo: September 19, 1967 SPELL AL Det WEY Chief Herbert T. Jenkins Chief of Police City of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia Dear Chief Jenkins: Last week I ‘requested a parade or "march" permit from your office, and was informed that the request must ‘be made 5 days. prior to day of peace I am hereby requesting parade permits as follows: 1. Monday, September 25th (PM) 2. Tuesday, September 26th (PM) 3. Wednesday, September 27th (PM) 4. "Thursday, September 28th (PM) 5. Friday, September 29th (PM) Please send permit and any other correspondence to the following address: Rev. Howard Ws. Creecy, Sr., President. Atlanta Chapter Southern Christian Leadership Conference Mount Moriah Baptist Church 200 Ashby Street, S. W. he Atlanta, Georgia So ee W. Creer eg, AU wk, Howard W. Creecy, S President, Atlanta Chapter Southern Christian Leadership Conference CC: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr Dr. A. M. Davis, President NAACP Jesse Hill, Jr., Co-Chairman, Atlanta Summit Leadership Conference
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  • Text: Come — See — And Hear A GREAT AMERICAN DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. President, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Monday night, September 18, 1967 8:00 p.m. Sharp Mount Moriah Baptist Church Corner West Fair and Ashby Street 7S Se ee ee eee DOUBLE SESSIONS AND POOR SCHOOLS MUST GO! Did you get a decent education? Are your children on double sessions? Are your children in overcrowded classes? Help protect your children’s future. You may have a job, you may be making a good salary, but what about the 15 black men out of every hundred without a job, while only 2 white men out of every hundred has no job. ATLANTA POLICE BRUTALITY. Maybe policemen have not beaten you yet. Maybe policemen have not beaten your husband, your wife > or your chilaren. We must stop police brutality. 3 ET a | 2a =a aaa ar —— —— Sponsored by Atlanta. Chapter -- Nationcl Association for the Advancement of Colored People Dr. Albert M. Davis, President Atlanta Chapter -- Southern Christian Leadership Conference Rev. Howard W. Creecy, President
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  • Text: TUITION GRANTS ATLANTA POLICE OFFICERS COST OF COURSE PER QUARTER $35.00 Per Subject Per Quarter $10,00 Per Subject Per Quarter for Books $ 6,00 Per Quarter for Students Activity Fee All Officers will be allowed to take up two subjects Per Quarter. Tuition will be paid to all participating Officers up to, but not to exceed $100.00 Per Quarter. The tuition will be paid to the Officer after he has successfully completed each quarter, Reimbursement will be paid only to those Officers participating in Police Administration Course. METHOD OF SELECTION FOR REJTMBURSEMENT Entrace Examination Scores. Length of service with the Department. The Police Officers performance rating and upon approval of Chief of Police.
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 13

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  • Text: September 21, 1967 Mr. A. I. Gaulden, Jr. LeMans Apartments 2515 Northeast Expressway Apartment G-7 Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mr. Gaulden: Iam sure you are aware that it is rare to receive a letter of special commendation as yours. Iam most grateful for your comments about Officer Adams and I am sure he will appreciate what you plan to do. I am forwarding this letter to Chief Jenkins along with my appreciation. Sincerely yours, Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor IAJr/br CC: Chief Jenkins
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 59

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  • Text: 6-25-67 On June 25, 1967 at 7:30pm, this dete, a meeting was held in the conference room of the Chief's office. In attendance was Chief H.T. Jenkins, Lieutenants Dixon, Shattles and Wright; Reverands J.B. Boone, J.C. Ward, Robert Robinson, M.L. King Sr., others were Maicolm J. Dean, of the Atlanta University, Fred ©. Burnette of the SCLC, W.%. Miller, Robert Lee Baynes, Hercourt Klinefelter, W. Harris Jr., T.lL. Smith, Ssberry Fields and Attorney Hollowell. The meeting began with Rev. Boone requesting that the following be looked intos 1. That police brutality and discourteousness be ended 2. That a minimum of 50 Negroes be hired to the department 3. Theat an up-greding of policemen be brought into being (Negro policeman) yu. That Negroes be included in the interviewing staff 5. That the police department be integrated 6. That both Negro and White men be sent to the Athens police academy 7. That a panel be selected to determine the fitness of an applicant 8. That trained men be placed on a riot squad Rev Boone stated that he represented the concerned citizens of Atlanta and felt that he thought the officers should be more diciplined and also felt that there was a lack of restraint on their part. He stated if something was done about police brutality, no riots would ensue, Rev Ward made comments on this and raised a question of what would be done if it was known that a group of officers had brutally beat and threatened a person. The chief stated that if he found out of such, the officer would be released from the force immediately. Attorney Hollowell pointed out that only qualified men should be appointed to serve on the police department. te wanted to know the training and the qualifications of an officer, which he was told by the Chief, Rev Ward again spoke on why one white officer and one colored officer eotin't ride in the car together, The Chief stated he was not against such an idea and that it was happening everyday. The Rev. M.L. King Sr. spoke at this time stating that he had very seldom saw any Negro policemen riding a 3-wheel motorcycle. He stated that the Negro people wanted to see tuis and would not stop until they did. At this point, a discussion was lead by Rev. Ward. The whole conversation was cantered around integration of the police depart- ment. The Chief stated he would look into the matter, and for them to send him a copy of the 8 points. The meeting was drawn to a close at 10PM. Respectfully Mrs. Linda Tucker
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 40

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  • Text: yak omer August 17, 1967 Honorable David Ginsburg, Executive Director The National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders 1016 ~ i6th Street Washington, D. C. 20036 My dear Mr. Ginsburg: Congratulations on the very excellent way that you are helping the Commission to get organized, and the very fine selections that you are making in organizing a staff. The Commission is extremely fortunate in having your services. The recommendations regarding the National Guard were excellent and very timely. I am confident that the Defense Department will follow through on these recommendations. I believe that the Commission must make similar recommenda- tions for the police. ; The only way to control a riot, is to prevent it. This responsibility rests almost exclusively with the city government, and the city police department. The state police, and the National Guard are seldom, if ever, called until the riot is out of control. Every city police department is a separate and independent organization and most police departments have a good training program, but there stnesosaine* and obviously, there are some departments that are badly in need up- I believe that the greatest need is for the adoption of national police standards, police recruitment, police training, poliee pay, police ees and especially, police community relations. Once such standards the cities must have considerable financial assistance to meet ant 4 il tian tc la anne i satan ileal The preparation of such standards and the enforcement of them will be a most difficult task. It might be desirable to ask the International Association of Chiefs of Police to prepare the standards. The Commission might not want to accept this responsibility at this time, but I believe it is the most pressing need to keep riots from happening again and again. I only make this suggestion for discussion, and I will see you next Tuesday. With deepest personal regards, I am, Sincerely yours, HT Si gp oli Slam
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 54

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  • Text: July 19, 1967 Chief Herbert Jenkins Atlanta Police Department 175 Decatur Street Atlanta, Georgia Dear Chief Jenkins: I have discussed your letter of June 27 regarding the Crime Prevention Bureau need for six additional station wagons with the Mayor and Mr. Landers as well as Vice President Humphrey's office and the Community Relations Service in the Justice Depart- ment. Hope for financing these station wagons this year seems very slim although the Community Relations Service is making an attempt to locate available funds for this purpose. Mayor Allen, Mr, Landers and I feel that since the summer is almost two-thirds over and since the City is unable to provide funding for such a project that we should concentrate on next summer's program and try to utilize existing vehicles or facilities wherever possible. It was suggested that maybe the pickup trucks which you have could be used in a pinch. It was also pointed out that many private groups are looking for projects and the supply of station wagons for the Crime Prevention Bureau during the summer period when school is out might be a good project for certain groups around town. I would like to suggest that we work on this angle for development of our next summer program which we hope to get into immediately. — ll Chief Jenkins Page Two July 19, 1967 I would certainly like to work with Captain Redding or any other designated official from your department in attempting to develop such a program for next summer. I will let you know if I get any hopeful information from the Community Relations Service or any other group so far as the immediate need is concerned, Sincerely yours, Dan Sweat DS :fy a ce: Mr. Earl Landers ’ secceii ieia — ci B
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 32

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  • Text: WILLIAM R, FISHER, M.D, JAMES E, PRUETT, M.D, SUITE 265-C, DOCTORS BUILDING 490 Peachtroe Stroat, N. E. ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30308 JA 42666 August 29, 1967 Chief Herbert T, Jenkins Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, Georgia Dear Chief Jenkins: After a letter from Mr. Edmund W,-Hughes of July 7, 1967, of which you have a copy, and my letter to you of July 17, 1967, I felt that the matter of using the taxi lane to pick up private passengers at the Atlanta Stadium after stadium events had been settled, However, I was again prevented from doing so after a baseball game a few days ago. As I stated in my last letter to you, I appreciated your considera- tion of my request and your help in making it possible for us to use this lane, but apparently your patrolmen have not received instructions to allow this, Since I am told on the one hand that such a thing is now permissible and am told on the other hand that is is not permissible,I can certainly see why the patrolmen are confused. Since it apparently has already been decided that this lane should be and is available to private vehicles to use after stadium events for picking up private passengers, I would certainly appreciate your informing your officers of this fact or else giving me some- thing in writing which I may show them, It is embarrassing to be stopped in the middle of the street repeatedly after being given assurance that what Iam doing is legal, I would appreciate your consideration and help in this matter, Respectfully, ty, 7 7) AVE, AAly William R. Fisher, M.D, WRF/Ip Copies: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. William C, Bartholomay Edmund W. Hughes
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 56

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  • Text: Sn ee ae ETT July 3, 1967 Dr. William R. Fisher 265-C Doctors Building 490 Peachtree Street N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30308 Dear Doctor Fisher: Thank you very much for your letter of June 28th. The Atlanta Traffic and Safety Council determined that during special events at the stadium, the curb ne should be reserved for buses and taxis because of the large number of people that these vehicles transport. The effectiveness of the system depends on the enforcement of the regulations, and the police department has the responsibility. The indications are that the over-all results is very good, for the simple reason that a larger number of people move into and out of the Atlanta stadium area as quick, or quicker, than any other stadium in the nation. I am in sympathy with your problem, but I am sure that you realize that for a system to work successfully, private vehicles cannot be permitted to use the curb lane. I have forwarded your letter on to Mr, Ed, Hughes, the Director of the Atlanta Traffic and Safety Council, with a@ requeet that they take another look at this operation and see if they have any further suggestions. Sincerely yours, HTJ:gp €.e. : Mr. Ed. flughes f fs Aan Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. ief of (Folice Mr. Wm. C, Bartholomay ee eee ee i i —— sei i bil a
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 61

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  • Text: fe June 20, 1967 Pastor James L. Welden Park Street Methodist Church 793 Park Street, S. W. Atlanta, Georgia 30310 Dear Pastor Weldon: May I acknowledge receipt of your letter concerning the beer and wine license of Whitley's Market. Chief Jenkins informs me that he is having a complete investigation made of Whitley's Market operation. If anyone in your congregation has any evidence of such Sunday sales, I would appreciate it if you would turn it over to the Police Department. Sincerely yours, Ivan Allen, Jr. Mayor IAJzr/br
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 58

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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE Atlanta 3, Georgia June 27, 1967 HERBERT T. JENKINS Chief Mayor 'Ivan Allen, Jr. ee City Hall / Atlanta, Georgia My dear Mr. Mayor: Attached hereto is a report of the meeting that was held last Sunday night. Linda Tucker is a Negro Typist Clerk in this department, whom I appointed to make notes and report on the meeting, She is also the wife of a Negro patrolman, Respectfully, x attach hief of ice
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 21

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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE Atlanta 3, Georgia September 18, 1967 HERBERT T. JENKINS Chief MEMORANDUM To: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. From: The Atlanta Police Department (Gertrude Pasley) September 11, 1967 to September 17, 1967 inclusive 4 patrolmen resigned - another job or discharged discharged moving back to West, Va. discharged 3 patrolmen employed Total vacancies: 13 Total guards: 3 E.O.A. employees - paid by Federal Government: 2
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 38

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  • Text: CITY OF ATLANTA DEPARTMENT of POLICE — Atlanta 3, Georgia August 17, 1967 HERBERT T. JENKINS Chief Me m orandum To: Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. From: Atlanta Police Department (Gertrude Pasley) August 14, 1967 to August 20, 1967 1 patrolman on pension Total vacancies: 7 Total guards: 12 E.O. A. employees (paid by Federal Government): 2
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 19

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  • Text: B. MCDONALD DOSTER 1414 BouLEVARD LORRAINE, S. W. ATLANTA 11, GA. September 14, 1967 Chief Herbert Jenkins Atlanta Police Department 175 Decatur Street, S. E, Atlanta, Georgia Dear Mr. Jenkins: I want to report an incident that happened Wednesday night about 9:00 p.m., September 13, which occurred on Gordon Road at the railroad underpass just west of the intersection of Lynhurst in the event you wish to alert your patrolmen to events of this kind. My wife and I and friends had dinner at the Plantation Restaurant in Marietta and were proceeding homeward through Access Highway, Bolton Road by Fulton County Airport, Gordon Road, Lyn- hurst, and Sewell to Cascade Heights. When we approached the underpass west of Lynhurst, but still some distance away, I saw five or so young Negroes sixteen to eighteen years old, or thereabouts, standing on the right hand side of the street at the abutment to the railroad bridge. They were doing nothing that appeared to be out of the ordinary, but were apparently were talking and having fun, Just as I became even with them, we were startled by a terrific report which sounded as though a gun had been fired inside the car. I had seen no one make any move and no flash from an explosion was seen so assumed that the boys had thrown a giant firecracker under the car where it ex- ploded. There appearing nothing more serious at that time, I did not stop but proceeded on homeward. After visiting with our friends for an hour or two, my wife and I went on home where we then examined the car because someone had expressed an opinion that something struck the car, which we did not immediately confirm, Upon examination under light it is clear now that the explosion was the discharge of a gun, and the car was actually struck by the bullet and that from the trajectory the bullet came B. MCDONALD DOSTER 1414 BouLEVARD LORRAINE, S. W. ATLANTA 11, GA, from overhead on the railroad bridge, from which someone must have fired the gun, The bullet, from directly overhead, was fired at about a 40 degree angle, and it struck the left rear door window just above the center. Being struck from overhead, the bullet merely glanced off the glass and struck a curved portion of the metal door at the base of the glass where the curve caused the bullet to ricco- chet outward. The glass was not broken, but was scarred by the im- pact’and the metal was not pierced, but was scored by the riccochet. It is obvious that someone was making an attempt on the life of some unsuspecting person who would drive under the bridge. That person could have been me if the gun had been fired a split second sooner and six inches to my right, where it would have pierced the windshield directly in front of my face, I saw no one on the bridge above, and having proceeded as far forward as I had, I saw no flash, but the circumstances were easy to read, Very truly yours, B. M. Doster ec: Mayor-Ivan Allen, Jr. City Hall Atlanta, Georgia
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 41

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  • Text: CENMGIA STATE COLLEGE 33 Gilwer Street, S. d. Atlanta, Georgia 30303 August 11, 1967 viemorandum To: Law Enforcement Officers From: W. J. ifathias, Coordinator of Police Science, Georgia State College Subject: Associate of Arts Degree in Police Administration 1. wany of you have expressed deep concern over the entrance examinations required by Georgia State Collece. We have been assured by our President and Dean of Admissions that these tests will be used more for guidance and counseling than as ‘‘screening out" devices. Therefore, this test should not cause you any unnecessary anxiety or Worry. 2. We are in the process of changing our mati requirement to make it more practical and useful to law enforcement officers. We will not require anyone to take mati until this matter has been re- solved. 3. For anyone who feels the need, remedial courses are avail- able in English, math and reading comprehension. These courses are offered through the School of Special Studies. 4, We have received special permission to accept application for this program beyond the stated August 9 deadline. Applications must be received by August 20 for those persons who must take the College Entrance Examination Board test (new students and transfer students with less than 30 quarter hours of transferable credit). The deadline for transfer students witn 30 or more quarter hours of transferable credit must submit their applications no later than September 11. However, everyone is urged to submit their applications at the earliest possible time to avoid any delay in processing.
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Box 12, Folder 30, Document 15

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  • Text: September 19, 1967 Mr. Joe W. Jones The Coca Cola Company Pp. ©. Drawer 1734 Atlanta, Georgia 30301 My dear Mr. Jones: Thank you very much for the wonderful help that Trebor Foundation, Inc. is giving law enforcement. I received a copy of the letter this morning from Mr. T. A. Jackson, stating that a check for $9,000. 00 had been forwarded to Georgia State College. This is a very fine long range program that perhaps will do more to upgrade the educational level of law enforcement in Georgia, than any of the other programs. With deepest personal regards, I am, Sincerely yours, : Q C HTSigp hief of ce C. Ce Mr. Ovid Davis Mr. T. A. Jackson Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. ——
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