Why Didn't We Think of This?
- ATLANTA (WXIA) – A bold new ad campaign is being launched next week by the board formed as a watchdog group of the Atlanta Police Department.
It's called 'Don't Run' – and it is a direct response to the number of incidents of police-involved shootings around the country and here in metro Atlanta.
Starting Monday, at least 20 billboards will be going up in neighborhoods across the city of Atlanta – including in Vine City, just west of the Georgia Dome. The message is a simple one
"Don't run – that's it," said Steven Reid, executive director of the Atlanta Citizen Review Board.
As in, don't run – from the police.
Wow. Maybe these signs can go up around Chicago, too. Next to the "CeaseFire" stickers and the "snitch boxes" and in VRI/VRE enforcement areas and "Impact Zones" and "Hot Spots" and "Gang Conflict" areas. And as a topper, maybe Rahm can run a parallel ad campaign directed at Officers - call it "Don't Chase." Everyone will be happy then.
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