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Cop not liable for police dog action

ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police officer will not be held liable for her police dog's attack...personally liable for her performance of official duties."As a DeKalb County Police officer and dog handler, Eshleman is responsible for the care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
Dog hung from bridge near Atlanta

ATLANTA - DeKalb County Police are looking for any information about a dog they said was found dead, hanging on a chain off of a bridge in southeast Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-22/dog-hung-bridge-near-atlanta
Attorney: Georgia officer had time to use nonlethal force against Air Force veteran

...attorney for the late man's family said Wednesday.DeKalb County police officer Robert Olsen shot 26-year-old Anthony...of Investigation is looking into the shooting. DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish declined to comment, citing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/attorney-georgia-officer-had-time-u
Across the region

...Attorney's Office will seek the punishment in the case against 18-year-old Christopher Merritt of Lithonia.DeKalb County police say Merritt shot and killed 19-year-old Marcaysia Dawkins on Nov. 23 while she waited for a Metropolitan Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-18/across-region
DeKalb police rescue 2 girls after tip about prostitution

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - DeKalb County police say three people were arrested after officers got a tip two girls were being held and forced into prostitution.Local media report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/dekalb-police-rescue-2
Across Georgia

...fatally shot early Friday as he tried to rob a bulldog breeder he had contacted through Craigslist, police say.DeKalb County police have linked the dead man to at least four other cases in which people trying to sell items online were robbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-30/across-georgia
School board member refuses fingerprints

...to a fingerprint and background check done by the DeKalb County Police Department -- not the school district. Jester...made arrangements to have his fingerprints taken by DeKalb County police, though it wasn't clear whether police would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-05/ga-school-board-member-balks
2 cops shot outside Atlanta

...was sought after two police officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta.DeKalb County police Capt. Stephen Fore says the suspect was arrested late Friday morning. He did not immediately have details on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/2-cops-shot-outside-atlanta
Across the region

...gunned down at a bus stop outside Atlanta.A fugitive squad on Friday took the man into custody without incident, DeKalb County police Capt. Steve Fore said.Police say officers found Marcaysia Dawkins lying on the bench with a gunshot wound at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-29/across-region
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

DECATUR, Ga. - A DeKalb County police detective is recovering after a hand-cuffed robbery suspect managed to get his gun and shoot him outside a courtroom, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho