DeKalb County

  • News

    April 19, 2012

    Mitt Romney: American Parasite

    Mitt Romney’s years at Bain Capital represent everything you hate about capitalism.

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Third Time's Not a Charm for Fired Dallas Cop. Also: Bolton Won His Suit Against Dallas?

    Kimberly ThorpeDPD Chief David Kunkle testifying today at Fernando Perez's administrative reinstatement hearingThe hearing for once, twice, three-times-a-fired-Dallas cop Fernando Perez just wrapped -- and Administrative Law Judge Willie Crowder upheld the termination. And thus ends the tale of Fern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Supremes Tell Terrell Bolton That His Case Against the City of Dallas Is No Good

    Dorit RabinovitchHe's trying to hold on to his job as top cop in DeKalb County, Georgia -- which isn't stopping Terrell Bolton from also pursuing his wrongful termination claim filed against the city of Dallas. But you know who is putting a stop to it? The Supreme Court of the United States, which t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Terrell Bolton, Already Pre-Fired, Vows to Fight Termination ... in Court. Again.

    Today could be former Dallas Police Department Chief Terrell Bolton's final day as the top cop in DeKalb County, Georgia. Or not: This morning his attorney told county officials he's been back in Dallas tending to medical problems, and that canning the chief for comp-time issues would be a violation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    For Terrell Bolton, It's Déjà Vu All Over Again

    Terrell Bolton's gone -- to DeKalb County, Georgia, where, for now, he's still police chief -- but he's definitely not forgotten. For that matter, he isn't really gone: Bolton's family still lives in Dallas, and here's where Dallas's ex-top cop spends all of his off time. Which is one reason why he' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Ex-DPD Chief Terrell Bolton Is Back in Dallas As DeKalb County CEO Restricts His Power

    Our old friend Terrell Bolton, who has since moved on to become police chief in DeKalb County, Georgia, is back in Dallas. He made the trip to visit his long-time physician after losing about 12 pounds in a two-week span, which led to his hospitalization Saturday followed by a diagnosis of diabetes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Ah, Terrell Bolton, Those Were Good Times. Good Times.

    WXIA-TV When Terrell Bolton got forced out as Chief of Police in Dallas, there was a certain amount of heart-bleeding among persons who saw his fate as somehow tragic. Maybe he was elevated too rapidly, they said. You know, like maybe he didn’t have enough oxygen in his head. And so on. I myse ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 2, 2007

    DeKalb County CEO Defends Choice of Bolton. Also Blames Dallas City Council.

    Last week, we mentioned how some folks in Atlanta -- like, oh, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution -- couldn't figure out how DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones picked Terrell Bolton as the new chief of police, especially since a Jones-appointed committee didn't even recommend the ousted Dallas chief for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Yeah, Just How Did Terrell Bolton Land That New Gig, Anyway?

    Terrell Bolton has a new job. Only, some folks in Georgia can't figure out just how he got it. The selection of Terrell Bolton as the new police chief of DeKalb County, Georgia, has some folks in Atlanta scratching their heads -- like, oh, Maureen Downey, a columnist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    Terrell Bolton Can't Lose

    From the all-you-need-to-know-department: "DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones named Terrell Bolton as the county's new police chief Friday afternoon." Good. Luck. With. All. That. --Robert Wilonsky

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2006

    Bolton Gets a "Howdy, Y'All" in Atlanta Paper Today

    Terrell Bolton: the only guy up for the top cop gig in Georgia who's been fired. Terrell Bolton may have won the right to take his wrongful-termination suit against the city to the federal level, but he still doesn't know whether he'll fight City Hall in court as the next police chief of DeKalb Coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    Don't Call It a Comeback

    Back and better than ever: Terrell Bolton now gets to say he made a federal case of his firing. How awesome is that? Terrell Bolton's already gotten some $1.8 million from the city in retirement benefits. Yesterday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, Ya know, maybe we oughta to let one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    Bolton's Back and Better Than Ever

    Well, lookie where Terrell Bolton has surfaced. Seems the former Dallas police chief's up for a gig in DeKalb County, Georgia; if nothing else, he's on the list of finalists for the top cop spot, reports The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. But this is probably not how you want to be described in the m ... More >>