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Agreement ends forfeiture controversy

...provisions were major sticking points with the Georgia Sheriffs Association, which successfully blocked passage each of...Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs Association, agrees."I think it's going to have a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-06/agreement-ends-forfeitur
Georgia lawmakers seek curb on cops

...government-issued tags in plain sight of public roads, according to Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association."You might be losing some valuable information that could solve a violent crime," he said.The bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-01/georgia-lawmakers-seek
Effort to bring medical cannabis to Georgia continues with new legislation expected next year

...concerns include security at the facilities and specific civil and criminal penalties for violators. The Georgia Sheriffs' Association also indicated they would oppose a bill if law enforcement agencies weren't granted warrantless access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-16/effort-bring-medical-can
Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...the legislation. Porter said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation had reviewed the bill's language.The Georgia Sheriffs Association also supports the bill.Porter said Georgia prosecutors are not interested in depriving children or adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/ga-panel-oks-medical-mar
Clayton County sheriff not guilty

...000 votes. Hill was the only candidate on the ballot in November .Hill's situation is unique ? the Georgia Sheriffs' Association has said it's not aware of another instance of someone under indictment being elected or serving as sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-15/clayton-county-sheriff-not-gu
State Patrol assisting local police by working wrecks

...of fugitives, drugs and so forth from traffic enforcement," said Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs Association.An hour or so spent sorting out a wreck is time that trooper isn't patrolling the roads. Even so, McDonough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-13/state-patrol-assisting-local-police
U.S. Rep. John Barrow proposes panic buttons for schools

...The idea, which Barrow hopes to have funded between 2014 and 2018, has received endorsements from the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, the National Sheriffs' Association and the American Association of School Administrators."We support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-01/us-rep-john-barrow-propo
Georgia going after elder abuse

...their life savings they are fleeced out of all of the time," said Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs Association.The $2.5 billion in government benefits awarded annually to Peach State senior citizens -- as well as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-08/georgia-going-after-el
Georgia sheriff's indictment raises legal questions

...to trial.The situation is unique ? the Georgia Sheriffs' Association has said it's not aware of another instance...annual meeting in November, the board of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association decided to ask the governor to appoint a review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-04/georgia-sheriffs-indic
Nonprofit to replace Richmond County sheriff's 'benevolent fund'

...revenue to be accounted for in the county's financial statements and presented for audits.Officials with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association have said county sheriffs cannot collect such fees unless authorized by a local ordinance.Roundtree expects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-02/nonprofit-replace-rich