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ACC Commission Discuss Linnentown and Stand Your Ground Resolutions

Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission will have a special called session and a work session at 6 pm today.

During the special called session, the Mayor and Commission will discuss the Stand your ground and Linnentown resolutions.

Also under consideration is a request from the Athens Clarke-County Police Department for a five-year contract extension with Axon, a company that provides equipment to the department.

Under the proposed agreement, officers would be equipped with updated body cameras and electric shock devices, otherwise known as Tasers.

According to Flagpole, commissioners Carol Myers and Mariah Parker expressed concerns about the five-year contract extension.

The meeting can be viewed live at 6 pm on the Athens Clarke County YouTube channel or Facebook page.

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