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Georgia police ease way into 'slowpoke' law

...major thoroughfares. In the past, Interstate 20 and Bobby Jones Expressway have been bogged down with slow drivers.Law enforcement agencies hope the law will also increase driver safety."What we've seen are a lot of aggressive-driving cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/police-ease-way-slowpo
Richmond County Sheriff's Office program gives youths hands-on policing experience

...standing in school and introduces them to life in law enforcement."The information they're going to be getting...program is perfect for anyone interested in a future law enforcement career, he said. Other agencies have used the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/sheriffs-office-progra
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office receives Taser donation

...the most state-of-the-art units available to law enforcement, thanks to the latest donation by the Deputy J...a 65 percent reduction in injury to civilians and law enforcement agencies.The less-than-lethal weapons will only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-30/lincoln-county-sheriff
Compromise on tax increase expected at called meeting

...first tax increase of more than a quarter-mill since 2006, when commissioners boosted the millage by 1 mill for law enforcement."We've kicked this can six or seven years," Johnson said. "As a result, we haven't raised property taxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-29/compromise-tax-increase-
Across the region

...was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family died from her injuries, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.Oceana Irizarry's father also was killed Sunday. The two, of Fort Stewart, Ga., were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-29/across-region
Augusta Commission holds off on tax increase

...raise.The city hasn't raised taxes more than a quarter-mill since 2006, when a 1.09-mill increase went to law enforcement. A mill is the amount charged per thousand of a property's taxable value, or 40 percent of its assessed value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-28/augusta-commission-holds
Burglary suspect in attic, Augusta woman tells deputies

...to use their stun guns that Lee came out off the attic, the report states.Lee was charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer and criminal trespass for the attic incident. He was also charged with burglary for the earlier incident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/burglary-suspect-attic
McCormick County Sheriff's Office continues investigation into attack on cyclist in woods

...Sheriff's Office does not have a K-9 tracking team of its own and has to rely on outside agencies or the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division."The officers at the time didn't know to call wildlife (management) to see if they could come and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/mccormick-county-sheri
S.H.A.R.P.E. Shooters outdoor gun range opening Labor Day weekend in Augusta

...Systems simulator is comprised of three screens, each 10 feet by 8 feet, that will reenact real-life situations for law enforcement training as well as public use.The range also can be rented by outside groups, and Lichty hopes to soon host sanctioned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-28/sharpe-shoo
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Columbia County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the 290 square miles that make up Columbia...permanent beat. Consisting of dozens of certified law enforcement officers, the Patrol Division is organized into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-sheriffs-office