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Family of man killed by Georgia police wants investigation

...arrest?" asked lawyer Mawuli Mel Davis, an attorney for Thomas' family.Davis said his law firm has asked Smyrna's police chief to request the Georgia Bureau of Investigation take over the investigation. He said Thursday that he hasn't heard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-26/family-man-killed-georgia-police-wa
South Carolina man shot driver, fled to Florida for spring break, police say

...confessed to killing 34-year-old Ronald Brown, police Chief Mike Chitwood said."What else do you do after you...You come down to Daytona Beach," Chitwood said. The police chief said that Harper told him Brown had offered a ride Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/south-carolina-man-shot-drive
Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows 'more than likely' to accept offer to fill vacant police chief position

...Harlem leaders offered the city's police chief position to one of their own at...applicants, they offered the vacant police chief position to Chuck Meadows, who...will become the city's sixth police chief in as many years. He'll replace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-24/harlem-police-chief-job-
Harlem firefighter Chuck Meadows to become town's sixth police chief in six years

A former Harlem officer accepted the job as city police chief Monday.Chuck Meadows replaces Gary Jones, who left...city council.Meadows will become the city's sixth police chief in as many years. "It's been a long time coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-24/harlem-firefighter-accepts-po
Man, 20, charged in Ferguson cop shootings

...held at St. Louis County Jail. The officers were shot early Thursday as demonstrators gathered after Ferguson's police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing federal Justice Department report. The officers were released later Thursday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-15/man-20-charged-ferguson-cop-
Why keep feeding the hatred?

...officers during a protest in Ferguson early Thursday.Oddly enough, the protest took place after the town's embattled police chief actually resigned ? which one would think was a positive development.Yes, change is occurring maddeningly slow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-14/why-keep-feeding-hatr
Cops shot in Ferguson

...the street - an attack the county police chief described as "an ambush" that...the resignation of the Ferguson police chief, who stepped down Wednesday.St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one officer was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/2-cops-shot-ferguson
Girlfriend says Georgia man shot by officer had stopped taking medication

...shot him is white. No weapon was found, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting. The police chief said he wanted to make sure the investigation was transparent, open and fair.Hill's mother has hired lawyer Christopher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/girlfriend-says-georgia-ma
Civil rights and civil wrongs

...year, it will be hard to significantly raise collections next year," the city finance director wrote to the Ferguson police chief in 2010.In 2013, the director told another official via e-mail that "court fees are anticipated to rise about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-08/civil-rights-and-civi
Atlanta area cop killed on way to call

...Authorities say a police officer in metro Atlanta has been killed in a car crash while responding to a call.Clayton County Police Chief Gregory Porter tells WSB-TV the officer was on his way to a "prowler-type" call when the wreck happened Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-16/atlanta-area-cop-killed-way-