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SC gun permit change gets 'neutral' stance

...to fight the change.On Friday. the bill's sponsor, Rep. Bill Hixon, R-North Augusta, said he met with local law enforcement officials last month and won what he considers to be support for his gun reciprocity proposal: Aiken County Sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-12/sc-gun-permit-change-g
Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to survive

...disclosure: I am on the board of the new state charter school in Hephzibah.) SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE A SIGN: Our local law enforcement officers have a lot of important work to do. I don't believe picking up trash on the right of way is the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-11/despite-modern-c
Officials stress importance of yielding to emergency vehicles

...and remain stopped in that position until the emergency vehicle has passed. That includes federal, state and local law enforcement, firefighting vehicles and emergency medical responders.But, Lamkin said, there's still too many drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-06/officials-stress-impor
Officials warn against celebratory gunfire on New Year's

...celebratory gunfire to the cowboys of the Old West, local law enforcement officials say. You might be putting others in harm's...agency announced that it would support state and local law enforcement agencies in ballistic tests on bullet casings where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/officials-warn-against
S.C. lawmakers seek data on racial profiling by law enforcement

...to the full Senate on Tuesday, a bill that would create a panel of House and Senate members to review state and local law enforcement policies, practices, and procedures regarding racial profiling, and to recommend ways to improve laws. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-25/sc-lawmakers-seek-data-racia
Identifying drugged drivers is test for police

...for drugs.Local trends are more difficult to track. Drug recognition experts are somewhat of a rarity, say local law enforcement. The training involves schooling on identifying intoxicants other than alcohol, allowing police to more readily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-14/identifying-drugged-dr
Police work runs in some families

...to help people," he said. "What better way to do that than to do this?"Family ties aren't uncommon in local law enforcement. Though some officers find comfort in working alongside relatives, others say it can be equally stressful.As...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/police-work-runs-some-
Vehicle struck by train in downtown Augusta; no injuries reported

...damage from the collision and was able to resume operations about 4:25 p.m. The company is cooperating with local law enforcement on an investigation into the incident.The results of that investigation should be available anywhere from four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-27/vehicle-struck-train-d
South Carolina residents warned of phone scam

...you ever doubt the legitimacy of a caller, hang up and immediately call your utility to verify, as well as your local law enforcement agency."The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has a phone line for reporting consumer scams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/south-carolina-residen
Officers feel strain of budget

...functions, which are assisting local law enforcement in the investigation of serious...in the crime lab. MOST LOCAL law enforcement agencies probably aren't...Chief Frommer says of local law enforcement. "There might be some investigations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/10/met_383715.shtml
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