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Augusta man shot at by GRU officer on trial

...Martin and a second GRU officer pursued the vehicle...Augusta, where more officers joined the chase. After...or any of the other officers involved in the pursuit...Martin was assisting officers responding to a noise...surpassed any other GRU officer. In July, Fredrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-28/augusta-man-shot-gru-o
Suspect wanted for chugging beer in store, leaving without paying

...for a man who allegedly chugged a beer inside a gas station Tuesday morning and left without paying.Around 6:44 a.m., officers responded to the Kangaroo Express on Wrightboro Road, where a black male entered the store, took a can of Icehouse from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/suspect-wanted-chuggin
Augusta man, woman arrested on multiple charges

...smelled like marijuana, officers had the right to enter...Mason grabbed the officer's arm and stopped...the arm of the second officer and stopped him from...Elmore then shoved the officer in the chest and told Mason...according to the report.Officers also found one gram...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-28/augusta-man-woman-arre
Let's see more police

...driveway at that time in the morning.And one last thing: My neighbor has been robbed three times, and he even suggested that officers take fingerprints to catch the thief. But the police never came back. We have too many robbers in my area also.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-28/lets-see-more-police
Rants & Raves

...look both ways and look again, to slow down. If I was ever pulled over, to put my hands on the steering wheel until the officer told me to get something from my glove box. This is just common-sense stuff parents need to tell their children. If you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/rants-raves
Jury selection begins in Aiken officer's slaying

...shooting two Aiken Public Safety officers, killing one and wounding the...2011, shoot-out with the officers after a traffic stop on Brandt Court.Officer Scotty Richardson, 33, was killed. Officer Travis Griffin survived a gunshot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/jury-selection-begins-
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 and 13 deputies. Officers are on duty for twelve-hour shifts, on a four days on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-sheriffs-office
Aiken County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...Criminal Interdiction Unit made up of three deputies and their K-9 units. The Aiken Bloodhound Team includes deputies and officers from ACSO, Aiken DPS and North Augusta DPS. Aiken police are searching for a good Samaritan who helped save a woman's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/aiken-county-sheriffs-office
Officer Scotty Richardson | The Augusta Chronicle

...Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Rich ardson was killed and another officer was wounded during a shootout...accused of killing Public Safety Officer ... The fatal shootings of two Augusta-area police officers in 2011, followed by a third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/officer-scotty-richardson
Legal protection

...which would require all Georgia police officers be equipped with audio/video recording...that "body cams" would help keep officers more accountable.A recent study in...after the department began requiring officers to wear uniform-mounted cameras...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-27/legal-protection