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House, Senate advance bills on police body cameras

...proposals, sending them to their respective floors. The votes come two weeks after a bystander's video of a North Charleston police officer fatally shooting a black man as he ran away prompted the officer's arrest for murder.The House bill essentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-21/house-senate-advance-bills-police-b
Attorney for man in car with Walter Scott says client heard Taser before fatal shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The attorney for a man in the car with Walter Scott before Scott was killed by a North Charleston police officer said Wednesday his client heard the crackle of a Taser and shots fired but didn't see the incident.Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-15/attorney-man-car-walter-scott
Debate brews on police body camera video access

...come up before the full Senate Judiciary Committee today.The debate has intensified in the wake of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager's arrest for murder. A bystander's cellphone video captured Slager shooting an unarmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-20/debate-brews-police-body-camera-vid
Man shot by police had much to celebrate in recent months

...stun gun.Scott grew up in the Charleston area, where his parents still live in the house they bought in 1969. Charleston police records show Scott was arrested in September 1987 on a charge of assault and battery. An officer said Scott shoved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/man-shot-police-had-much-cele
Black motorist's fatal shooting: Outcry over police tactics

...neighborhood after dark."I wonder ? do they do that to whites walking in their neighborhood?" Blanton said.North Charleston Police would say 'yes.'His style was in stark contrast to the hard charging, tough-on-crime earlier chiefs. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-10/black-motorists-fatal-shooting-outc
White South Carolina police officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black motorist

...community," said the attorney, David Aylor.North Charleston Police said Slager was arrested by officers of the South...the shooting.At the first news conference, North Charleston Police Chief Eddie Driggers confirmed the suspect was shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-08/white-south-carolina-p
SC cop charged with fondling

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A Charleston police transportation officer has been arrested after a woman said he fondled her while she was being taken to jail. Forty-three-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/sc-cop-charged-fondling
Body found on SC golf course

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston police are investigating after a body was found at a golf course. Local media outlets report police were called around 12:30 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/body-found-sc-golf-course
Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...man didn't commit suicide as he struggled with a Charleston police officer, but was accidentally shot with his own...Curnell was walking around his apartment complex when Charleston police officer Jamal Medlin stopped him because he was wearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/private-expert-disputes-autho
Charleston police focus on technology

...just a few of the innovations Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen hopes to bring...opportunities for us." For years, the Charleston Police Department had lagged behind...technology into its arsenal. North Charleston police were using computers to track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/27/met_185099.shtml
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