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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

...record," Lewis said, adding that similar records are typically kept indefinitely. "As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."Neither Duggar nor his father, a former state representative, returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/tlc-pulls-duggar-family-seri
Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...for rent, food and utilities. Heard's arrest stemmed from a joint investigation by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, state and local Adult Protective Services, Athens-Clarke County Code Enforcement, Georgia Department of Community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/athens-men-freed-slave-house
George Raacke III

...veteran of the Vietnam War and SEAL Team 1. He was born in Seaford, New York. He worked for the City of Miami (FL) Police Department K-9 and eventually settled in North Augusta, where he worked for 26 years at WSI when he retired.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174907017
Rants & Raves

...HILLARY CLINTON says every police force should wear body cameras. Well, why doesn't she pay for it? Not every police department has her budget. HANDS IN THE AIR, exasperated rant at that individual who said that President Obama should pay the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/rants-raves
The Way We Were: Summer swimming

...practice of skinny-dipping in the Savannah River.The practice became such a nuisance in the 1800s that the Augusta police department purchased what it termed "a fleet" of seven canoes and dugouts to pursue and arrest culprits.Were your grandparents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/way-we-were-summer-swimming
Baltimore looks to Preakness, Orioles to ease civil tension

...and what might still occur, a sense of uncertainty surrounds the city.Capt. J. Eric Kowalczyk, a Baltimore Police Department spokesman, said he was not aware of any planned demonstrations near Pimlico or at Camden Yards meant to keep Gray's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-10/baltimore-looks-preaknes
North Augusta officials talk body cameras after first week of use

...Department of Public Safety became the first area police department to require officers to wear the technology as part...This technology will be a very big asset to our police department in the coming months and years."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-09/north-augusta-official
Clean up the urban squalor

...countries with our tax dollars.They could set up crime-watch stations that could be manned 24/7. The cities' police departments could set up communications with crime-watch personnel to ensure both communities and police are acting in conjunction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-10/clean-urban-squalor
Body camera footage raises storage worries

...dedicated to maintaining the files.Though the Richmond County Board of Education and Georgia Regents University police departments are small enough to use a server to store data, Rollins said it isn't a feasible option for the sheriff's office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-09/body-camera-footage-ra
'Speed traps' not always what they seem

...is right ? legally speaking.Under Georgia law, speeding fines may not account for more than 40 percent of a police department's budget. Records show, however, that in fiscal year 2014 Hoffman and his two part-time officers collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-06/speed-traps-not-always