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State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

...and enforce probation terms."The new bill would give us all those same abilities that we had prior to the department of corrections forgoing supervision," Slaby said to a panel that included Democratic state Reps. Wayne Howard, Brian Prince...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

...nearly a year in January 2013 to complete his sentence, which ended on Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.The Salvation Army suggested to Roebuck that he try the Bigger Vision shelter on North Avenue, and when he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-10/ga-cops-dump-sex-offen
Georgia Supreme Court OKs private probation

...private probation companies unconstitutional, which would have had a major effect statewide since the state Department of Corrections stopped providing supervision services to counties for misdemeanors in 2000.Sentinel is the largest probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-24/georgia-supreme-court-
A bombshell ruling

...Georgia's poorly conceived probation privatization effort, which began in 2000 when a state law transferred Georgia Department of Corrections' misdemeanor functions to the counties. Many counties hastily chose deals with private-sector firms instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-28/bombshell-ruling
50 arrests in community crackdown

...gang members.A team of more than 80 representatives from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and the U.S. Marshal's Service conducted the operation Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-10/agencies-team-communit
New charges for Columbia County sex offender

...January 2013 from the Coffee Correctional Facility.Morris said Stulb has signed a waiver to be transferred to a Department of Corrections detention facility to serve out the time remaining on his parole, less than a year. He then faces 10 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-24/new-charges-columbia-c
Grovetown police chief resigns

...certified police officer in 1986 and served the department for nine years before taking other jobs for the Georgia Department of Corrections in Atlanta and the Atlanta Olympics internal police force.He worked for the corrections department in Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/grovetown-police-chief
Number of black Georgia inmates hits 25-year low in 2013

ATLANTA - Data from the Georgia Department of Corrections says the number of black inmates in 2013 reached its lowest level since 1988.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/number-black-georgia-inmates-
Inmate charged in Augusta State Medical Prison slaying

...in custody at the Georgia Department of Corrections, and will be transported...into custody of the Georgia Department of Corrections, Morgan stated.According...According to the Georgia Department of Corrections Web site, Grier was convicted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-10/inmate-charged-augusta
25-year low for black Georgia inmates

ATLANTA - Data from the Georgia Department of Corrections says the number of black inmates in 2013 reached its lowest level since 1988. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/number-black-inmates-2