Chatterbox: Commissioner Birrell speaks out for Co...
by MDJ Staff
12:58 AM, Wednesday, July 29
Commissioner JoAnn Birrell defended Cobb police and expressed her disappointment with comments made by Commissioner Lisa Cupid during Tuesday’s board meeting. Last week, Cupid accused Cobb police of racism and of trying to “harass and intimidate” ...

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