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Burnettown officer grew up in police family

Mark Warchol is still adjusting to being a part-time law officer after leaving the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for a full-time job at Bridgestone earlier this year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-13/burnettown-officer-gre
Billboards to aid hunt for woman after beheading

EATONTON, Ga. - Law officers plan to display the photo of 87-year-old Shirley Dermond, who they fear has been abducted, on digital billboards across Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/billboards-aid-hunt-woman-aft
Police kill suspect outside Ga. Wal-mart

WOODSTOCK, Ga. - State law officers are investigating after one person was killed in a shooting that involved a police officer in the north Georgia town of Woodstock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-12/police-shoot-kill-susp
Officer-involved shootings increase in SC

...who was shot and wounded by a deputy as he reached for his cane during a traffic stop was the ninth person shot by a law officer in South Carolina this year, state officials say, bringing the pace of police-involved shootings to more than one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/officer-involved-shootings-in
Decapitation mystery: FBI offers reward

...Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Macon Telegraph that his office might arrange for more reward money.Law officers have used sonar to search under the water in the lake and they've also combed wooded areas near the shore in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-15/decapitation-mystery-fbi-off
Files are gone, but questions remain

...violations of the state's open records laws?The legal question is especially troubling. Russell was a longtime law officer and a former deputy police chief for Richmond, Va. If laws were broken, it reflects that much more poorly on him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-04/files-are-gone-questi
Home stands 10 years after Abbeville standoff

...Arthur and Rita died behind bars within a week of each other in 2011, while Steven is on death row.It is the only time law officers have ever been killed in the line of duty in the county of 25,000 which was the place where Southern secession was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/home-stands-10-years-after-ab
Night at the Movies

...ExchangeGROWN UPS 2 (PG-13): The grown ups learn lessons from their kids. EvansTHE HEAT (R): Two incompat ible law officers join forces and become buddies. Masters (ends 9/12) THE LONE RANGER (PG-13): Tonto recounts the tales that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-09-04/night-movies
Night at the Movies

...UPS 2 (PG-13): The grown ups learn lessons from their kids. Exchange, EvansTHE HEAT (R): Two incompat ible law officers join forces and become buddies. Masters HE LONE RANGER (PG-13): Tonto recounts the tales that turned John Reid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-28/night-movies
Health and safety

...Law enforcement's struggle with better health has been a growing problem across the country. USA Today reported on law officers' physical fitness in 2010, and included this observation: "Ronald Smith, chief of the Lawton (Okla.) Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-04/health-and-safety