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Officer brightened day

...give thanks to Maj. W.D. Willis of the McCormick Police Department. He restored my faith in humanity.All a mother...about making myself sick, I called the McCormick Police Department. A kind-hearted officer answered the phone and said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-20/officer-brightened-day
Across the region

Police lab tech sues city over job lossCOLUMBIA - A former drug analyst at the Columbia Police Department's crime lab says that she lost her job because of her race and that the agency unfairly blamed her for its shortcomings.During...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-17/across-region
Body cameras not a 'cure-all' for law enforcement, officials say

...become the largest local agency to use body cameras.Police departments in Waynesboro and Hephzibah, and public safety...experiment involving the use of body cameras by Rialto Police Department in California, the foundation reported that its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-13/body-cameras-not-cure-
Oklahoma State's Tyreek Hill dismissed from team after arrest on domestic abuse charge

...girlfriend. On Friday, he was dismissed from the football and track teams.According to a report from the Stillwater Police Department, the woman said she and the All-Big 12 player had an argument that escalated into physical violence Thursday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-12/oklahoma-states-tyreek-hi
23-year-old murder case remains unsolved, investigators say

...or anything they believe would help, we urge them to come forward and contact any violent crimes investigator."According to her obituary, Johnson had worked at the Augusta Police Department and The Chronicle and The Augusta Herald.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-02/23-year-old-murder-cas
An absence of justice

...For this a man is dead? Placing such a suspect in a lethal choke hold ? a practice banned by the New York City Police Department, by the way ? was inappropriate and reckless.If it's not a crime for police to kill such a suspect, even accidentally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-05/absence-justice
Camera-ready

The Obama administration's efforts to "build trust" between police departments and minority communities give the impression Darren Wilson did something wrong in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-03/camera-ready
Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard after no indictment

...looting and gunfire still were reported well after midnight.Hundreds of people had gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department ahead of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch's news conference to announce the grand jury's decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/fires-burn-ferguson-gunshots
Report questions Florida State player's action after accident

...received favorable treatment from the Tallahassee Police Department.Williams was driving the car, which also had two...ranking officers from the Florida State University police department, who lacked jurisdiction, arrived on the scene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-14/report-questions-florida-
Ex-UGA star Charles Grant fired for hitting student

...school says Grant has been terminated from his position and that the incident is being investigated by the university police department.The 36-year-old Grant was a first-round pick out of Georgia by the New Orleans Saints in 2002. He played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2014-11-12/ex-uga-star-grant-fired-hitti