Too ironic, in a sad way
False Alarm Policy Delayed Response During Atlanta Courthouse Murders
Verification attempt designed to reduce false alarms, deputy attempted to
verify alarm four times.
ATLANTA -- When a gunman opened fire at the county courthouse in March, a
deputy followed a new policy and tried four times to verify a distress call
before sending help, a newspaper reported Friday.
The policy, aimed at reducing time wasted on false alarms, was issued in
January by one of the people killed in the rampage, The Atlanta