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Office of the Inspector General still reviewing former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith's case

...against them in criminal proceedings so long as they were truthful under the "Garrity rule," which protects law enforcement officers.Consequently, OIG will be conducting its own investigation to determine whether to refer Smith's case on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-17/office-inspector-general
Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

...Harper said Brown "got what he deserved" and challenged anyone who thought otherwise. He also urged his fellow law enforcement officers to "keep it up."The post prompted a community-organized meeting Tuesday at Cedar Park in Warrenton. Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-16/warrenton-officer-plac
Police hunt for suspect in trooper killing, say he's an angry survivalist bent on mass murder

...GROVE, Pa. - Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched the dense northeastern...statements about wanting to kill law enforcement officers and also to commit mass...first-degree murder, homicide of a law enforcement officer and other offenses. About...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-16/police-hunt-suspect-troope
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Columbia County into 10 patrol beats, and deputies are assigned a permanent beat. Consisting of dozens of certified law enforcement officers, the Patrol Division is organized into four squads, consisting of a lieutenant, staff sergeant, sergeant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Columbia County into 10 patrol beats, and deputies are assigned a permanent beat. Consisting of dozens of certified law enforcement officers, the Patrol Division is organized into four squads, consisting of a lieutenant, staff sergeant, sergeant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-sheriffs-office
Commissioner Donnie Smith resigns

...once details from the investigation came out, "it should be very obvious to (Smith) he violated the oath as a law enforcement officer and that resignation was the right decision to make, for the community first and then himself as well."No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-08/commissioner-donnie-smit
Police standards agency to investigate ex-commissioner Smith

The agency that certifies Georgia law enforcement officers opened an investigation Thursday into former...during Masters Week, hanging out with other law enforcement officers and dignitaries at a "hospitality house" while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/police-standards-agency-
Dress to prompt respect

...There is much said today about the lack of respect shown to people in positions of authority such as parents, law enforcement officers, teachers, other school officials, bus drivers, the governor, the president and our elders in general.When...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-12/dress-prompt-respect
Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith still open to candidates for District 7 seat

...to it."Donnie Smith's future as a Georgia law enforcement officer remained uncertain Wednesday as Georgia Peace...Director Ken Vance.POST, which certifies Georgia law enforcement officers, received materials about Smith last week from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-10/augusta-commissioner-gra
South Carolina deputy shot, killed

...at days like today, when you look at the sacrifices made, there is not enough we can say or do to thank these officers," Haley said. "We need to hold them up because the entire family of law enforcement officers is grieving today."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/south-carolina-deputy-