Sen. Vincent Fort to Speak at Thomaston Community Rally to Call for Firing of Suspended Officer

ATLANTA (June 30, 2014)  |  Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) will join community leaders and civil rights activists, TOMORROW, July 1, 2014 at 7 p.m.  to call on the City of Thomaston to fire Officer Phillip Tobin, who is on paid leave after he tasered a local citizen earlier this month. Tobin has an astonishing record of citizen complaints going back many years.

Surveillance footage of the incident contradicts police reports. Concerns citizens are encouraged to join Sen. Fort as he demands justice for the citizens of Thomaston who received unjust treatment at the hands of Officer Tobin.

WHO:               Sen. Vincent Fort, community leaders, and civil rights activists

WHAT:             Thomaston Community Rally to Call for the Firing of Suspended Officer

WHEN:            TOMORROW, Tuesday July 1, 2014
7 p.m.

WHERE:          Thomaston City Hall

106 E Lee St

Thomaston, GA 30286



For Immediate Release:
June 30, 2014

For Information Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Director
Adam Sweat, Communications Specialist