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Better officer training among 50 recommendations for stemming domestic violence in SC

...fill out and uniform across the state. Victims are often overwhelmed and confused by the multiple forms, said Department of Corrections Director Bryan Sterling.? Eliminating the practice of officers prosecuting domestic violence cases handled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/better-officer-training-among
1981 Ga. escapee found in Florida

...robbery after being convicted in Muscogee County, Georgia. He escaped Dec. 27, 1981. Officials say Georgia Department of Corrections investigators assigned to the Marshals Service's fugitive task force recently looked into the case and found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/1981-ga-escapee-found-florida
Judge dismisses Georgia death row inmate's lawsuit filed in the wake of execution drug problem

...announcement to temporarily suspend executions.A Department of Corrections spokeswoman did not immediately respond to an...state revealed that a separate test done by the Department of Corrections showed that storage at a cold temperature had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-10/judge-dismisses-georgi
Ga. inmate sues prison over rape

...constitutional right against cruel and unusual punishment by failing to protect him.A spokeswoman for the Department of Corrections declined to comment to the newspaper, citing the case's pending status.The inmate has since been moved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/ga-inmate-sues-prison-over-r
Thomas Bailey

...to Harlem, GA. T.J. worked in law enforcement at the Harlem Police Department as a dispatcher/jailor, Department of Corrections at the prison located in Sparta, GA and finally retiring from the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office as a supervisor...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175397719
Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...divinity from the Lutheran Seminary in Columbia.Simmons had worked as a counselor and teacher at the state's Department of Corrections and as a counselor with the Veterans Administration in Columbia. Speakers also recalled his varied days working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/funeral-columbia-ame-church-rev-dan
New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

...physical abuse or financial exploitation of the elderly or disabled.COMMUNITY SUPERVISION: Some staff from the Department of Corrections, the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Department of Juvenile Justice will move to a new Department of Community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/new-georgia-laws-take-ef
Mother gets 10-year prison sentence for abusing 3-month-old child

...and is committed to getting mental health treatment. Cave's plea of guilty but mentally ill will enable the Department of Corrections to place her in a facility where treatment is available.Cave's only question Thursday was about visitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-11/mother-gets-10-year-pr
Parolee returned to prison for sexual texts to teen

...discovered the text messages on her daughter's phone.Williams was paroled June 20, 2011, according to the Department of Corrections Web site. He was sentenced in 1981 in Richmond County Superior Court to life in prison for murder, armed robbery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-19/killer-returned-prison
Bond denied for Augusta man accused of killing neighbor

...1970s. His latest convictions, for rape and aggravated sodomy, occurred in 2000.According to the state's Department of Corrections Web site, Johnson was sentenced to 20 years for the sex crimes committed in 1997. He served nine years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-15/bond-denied-augusta-ma