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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
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
Social media policy strictness differs among police agencies

...challenged anyone who thought otherwise.Harper, who has since publicly apologized for the remarks, urged fellow law enforcement officers to "keep it up."It is hard to know exactly how many officers have personal Web pages in the Augusta area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-28/social-media-policy-strictne
About 100 join search for missing Edgefield woman

...the CSRA Search & Rescue Riders offered their services on horseback. Founder Diane Cross said she is a former law enforcement officer, and horses allow team members to search in areas that are not accessible on foot or on an all-terrain vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-27/about-100-join-search-missing
Prison term imposed for attempted child molestation

...online chats and phone communications with someone he believed to be an underage girl. The person was actually a law enforcement officer.Once Tysarczyk completes his prison term, he will be on supervised release for the remainder of his life.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-25/prison-term-imposed-at
For the record

...marijuana, obstruction of a law enforcement officer, misdemeanor counts of defective...giving a false name to a law enforcement officer, obstruction of a law enforcement...and attempting to elude a law enforcement officer, possession of false identification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-09-24/record
An overdue exit

...marked the first time the House found an attorney general in contempt of Congress.Let that sink in ? the chief law enforcement officer of the federal government, the head of the Department of Justice, obstructing justice.Holder fully intended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-25/overdue-exit
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
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-