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...staying with his mother. Clayton County names first black police chief JONESBORO, Ga.- Jeff Turner has been named...assistant chief. The move makes him the county's first black police chief. He replaces Darrell B. Partain, who retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/met_121263.shtml
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Lovett named Savannah police chief

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A 36-year veteran of Savannah's police department has been named the city's first black police chief.Mayor Otis Johnson announced today that officials have chosen 60-year-old Willie Lovett to lead the Savannah-Chatham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-31/lovett-named-savannah-police
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6 compete for three positions on panel

...January's ice storm. Voters also are stirred up by a lingering investigation of Chief McMillan, the city's first black police chief, who has been suspended with pay since Feb. 6. Some residents say Chief McMillan has been singled out because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/30/met_410466.shtml
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Police inquiry stirs tensions

...ELLENTON - The flash of anger and skepticism surrounding the recent review of complaints against New Ellenton's first black police chief, Van McMillan, has sub-sided, but an old wound of race and small-town politics is still open in the Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/25/met_373581.shtml
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Minister says suspects already convicted

...in support of affirmative action, protested an Atlanta ordinance that bars the homeless from sleeping in city parks and lobbied Stone Mountain officials to uphold a decision to name a road in honor of the town's first black police chief.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/21/met_236603.shtml
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Across Georgia

...police chiefSAVANNAH, GA. --- A 36-year veteran of Savannah's police department has been named the city's first black police chief.Mayor Otis Johnson announced Wednesday that officials have chosen 60-year-old Willie Lovett to lead the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-31/across-georgia
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Nelson first black police chief in Thomson

...THOMSON, Ga. --- History was made when Joseph D. Nelson was hired by Thomson City Council as the city's first black police chief on Thursday night.Mr. Nelson has served as an road patrol officer and investigator with the Washington Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-11/nelson-becomes-first-black-p
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Across Georgia

...could save money. But others say the proposal might be racially motivated. A merger would remove the county's first black police chief, Henry W. White Jr., from his post. Commission Vice Chairman Lee Holman said race was not a factor. Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/25/met_416702.shtml
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Solicitor's inquiry is personal, chief says

...shaking hands Friday morning with veteran civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who said New Ellenton's first black police chief was the object of "racial targeting and profiling," Chief McMillan said friction between him and Ms. Morgan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/17/met_372887.shtml
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Across the area: Snow delays trial in 1996 slayings

...Mr. Jester sometimes used. GEORGIA City fires first black police chief MANCHESTER -- Ronald Jackson, the first black police chief of Manchester, was fired for allegedly lying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/26/met_280936.shtml
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