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The Media Gets It Wrong, Again!

 HQ For DeKalb's Police, Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, Public Safety, 911 and more!  This is Tucker!
But a report coming from this location does NOT mean the crime was committed in T ucker.
The news media falsely reported that a crime was committed in Tucker, simply because they were getting information from the police HQ, which is located in Tucker. This is not the first time this has happened.

Save Tucker! posted the correct locations based on the addresses given by police from the beginning.  (see above.)  We asked for a retraction.  We have also asked local media to  please be more careful in their rush to get a story on the air.  Many Tucker residents were on edge as they were being told the carjacking happened in their community.

Because this subject did come up again, it gives us another opportunity to point out to the residents of the proposed Lavista Hills that they should seriously be worried about the plan to form a department separate from the county to take care of their  police needs.  Check out this map that shows how close they already are to quality police response:

Save Tucker! would also like to thank Decaturish for getting the location right and reporting the follow up to the story so resident knew the suspects had been caught:

DeKalb Police arrest two juveniles in connection with carjacking that led to Emory alert  Posted by Dan Whisenhunt  August 14, 201

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