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Former South Carolina officer charged in death of black motorist sues over representation

...recorded the shooting on cellphone video. The shooting inflamed the national debate about how blacks are treated by law officers.Slager was indicted on a murder charge in June and a judge refused to set bond in September saying his release would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-11/former-south-carolina-officer-charg
Man charged in Georgia sheriff's death escapes jail transfer

...Investigation said about 100 sheriff's deputies and law officers were still hunting for Jim Edward Lowery on Tuesday...deputies tried to stop him and fired gunshots at three law officers during the chase, authorities have said.O'Connor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-03/man-charged-georgia-sheriffs-death-
Bond lowered for friend of suspect in Charleston church massacre

...finances and criminal history. Hodges set the new bond at $25,000.Authorities say Meek lied and failed to report to law officers all he knew about Dylann Roof's plans to shoot parishioners at Emanuel AME Church.A survivor of the massacre asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-22/bond-lowered-friend-suspect-charles
White ex-South Carolina police chief sentenced to home detention in killing of unarmed black man

...had been a police officer for several jurisdictions for 10 years after serving time in the Marines. He won't be a law officer again, Fayssoux said."He has to completely start over. He was branded a racist," Fayssoux said after the hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/white-ex-south-carolina-police-chie
Escaped suspect in Georgia sheriff's death recaptured hours later hiding in dense woods

...the driver hoped to avoid being spotted. Lowery fled when the deputies tried to stop him and fired gunshots at three law officers during the chase, authorities have said.O'Connor joined the pursuit when it crossed into Montgomery County. Deputies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-04/escaped-suspect-georgia-sheriffs-de
North Charleston reaches $6.5 million settlement with family of Walter Scott

...showed Slager firing eight times as Scott ran. The shooting inflamed the national debate about how blacks are treated by law officers.Before the video was brought to the attention of authorities, Slager had told investigators that Scott tried to grab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-08/north-charleston-reaches-65-million
Families of church slaying victims and police shooting lead Days of Grace rally in Charleston

...over evil.Flanked by relatives of the slain parishioners, along with the father of a black man killed by a white law officer, the Rev. Norvel Goff of Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church led hundreds through the streets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-05/families-church-slaying-victi
Hampering the healing

...minority communities they serve. Just as citizens should expect professionalism and harassment-free policing from law officers, the police should expect to not be greeted with obscene gestures and epitaphs, as they were earlier this week in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-15/hampering-healing
Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tennessee

...Tennesseans in being both sickened and saddened by this," Gov. Bill Haslam said.Within hours of the bloodshed, law officers with guns drawn swarmed what was believed to be Abdulazeez's house, and two females were led away in handcuffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-16/official-four-marines-killed
NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police

...following Scott's shooting, local civil rights leaders called for a federal investigation into all shootings involving law officers in Charleston County going back more than two decades.They said at the time they don't have faith in the local police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/naacp-joins-call-probe-north-charle