Increasing numbers of police officers are leaving a suburban Atlanta county, and many of them say low pay is the reason. Former Gwinnett County officer Mike Puglise said the numbers are alarming. He said the county is also losing the experience and training of the officers who leave.
The new police chief in Brookhaven is looking to hire more than 50 sworn police officers. Brookhaven police Chief Gary Yandura, who started last week, says he's looking for officers who match the makeup of the city, including bilingual officers.