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Sheriff's officers tell of trauma from having to shoot, kill

...walked him outside to talk. Garrison said he intended to check for active warrants then let him go.In the back of the patrol car, everything changed when Pao pulled a gun draped in a T-shirt from his backpack. There was a struggle before Garrison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-30/sheriffs-officers-tell
Rants & Raves

...the individual has often fostered for years creating. So, instead do complaining about an unshaven officer or dirty patrol car, thank that man for working constantly, despite a lack of appreciation unlike any other profession receives.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/rants-raves
SC deputy charged with running red light, causing wreck

...signal.Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson says Proffitt was on duty at the time, but was not responding to a call when his patrol car hit another car at an intersection Friday night.Proffitt was treated for his injuries at a Columbia hospital. A woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/sc-deputy-charged-runn
Sky Arrow 600 plane helps Aiken County Sheriff's Office monitor crime from above

...police scanner, giving out tips to deputies on the ground before they ever arrive at a call.Even at high speeds in a patrol car, it can take substantially more time to arrive at a call than by plane. Schrade estimates he can leave the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-25/sky-arrow-600-plane-he
Athens teen with pants on fire charged with torching car

...months ago.Walter Alan Bonds, 19, of Hawkins Lane, was charged with first-degree arson.Officers were riding in a patrol car on Cone Drive the night of Feb. 26 when they saw a car that was fully engulfed in flames.They also saw Bonds, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-12/athens-teen-pants-fire-charg
DNR officer loves law enforcement role off beaten path

...was hired at the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, where he worked for five years. In July 2001, he traded in his patrol car for a truck, boat, ATV and a job more focused on nature.His typical day varies by season. Currently, he spends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-13/dnr-officer-loves-law-
Introduction of license plate readers met with privacy concerns

...four-camera unit.The Harlem Department of Public Safety first began testing a three-camera setup mounted to the back of a patrol car in February, Chief Gary Jones said, and was able to pay for the $20,000 system primarily through the revenue generated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-15/introduction-license-p
More officer-involved wrecks reported in 2014

...cross and creating a fire that damaged the engine compartment.More recently, Deputy Tiffany Justice overturned her patrol car after striking a tree on Walton Way on June 13. A sheriff's office news release said she veered off the road while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-06/more-officer-involved-wrecks
Azziz responds to investigation into GRU officers

...Village.On Feb. 22, he fired 10 shots at GRU student Donte Stewart. In a GRU police report, Martin, who used his patrol car to block an entrance while officers responded to a noise complaint, said he shot at Stewart's car because he believed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-03/azziz-responds-investi
Richmond County sheriff's deputy injured in crash on Walton Way

...At 9:53 p.m., Richmond County deputies responded to the 2100 block of Walton Way, where Tiffany Justice's patrol car had overturned after striking a tree.Justice lost control of her car after another vehicle pulled out in front of her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-13/richmond-county-sheriffs-dep