Albany Police chief asks people to stay off the streets, increases patrols

Albany Police chief asks people to stay off the streets, increases patrols
Albany Police Chief Michael Persley (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Police chief is asking people to stay off the roads unless it's an emergency.

Chief Michael Persley said that he wants to keep the roads clear as emergency and utility crews work to clear areas and restore power.

People in Albany will see an increase in patrols as law enforcement work to keep areas with damage and power outages safe.

Your local law enforcement agencies will have increased patrols throughout the evening and into the morning for the safety of our residents and guests. We encourage you to contact your local law enforcement agency if you should see any suspicious activity or become aware of any issue that may cause concern, so that an officer can address the matter.

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