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Recent statements involving City of Atlanta

The crime rate in some Atlanta neighborhoods has dropped by 35 to 51 percent.

"Eleven states have enacted these pay-to-play reforms."

A database police use to look up wanted suspects excludes certain warrants issued by Atlanta Municipal Court.

Red light camera installed to "promote public safety."

Recent stories featuring City of Atlanta

No pants burned, but toilets did flush:

No Pants caught On Fire last week, but AJC PolitiFact Georgia did flush a few claims down the toilet.

One claim was literally about commodes. A DeKalb County pol said low-flow versions can cost up to $1,000. Sometimes yes, often no, we found. Half True.

But after reading others on red-light cameras and unemployment benefits, we reached for the handle and flushed several times. 

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