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Rants & Raves

...that he is responsible for Katrina, Exxon Valdez and the Dust Bowl. YOU HAVE NO IDEA what these 911 operators and police officers go through on a daily basis or the ridiculous asinine calls we have to put up with.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/rants-raves
Master Corporal Sandra Rogers | The Augusta Chronicle

...suspicious vehicle near Eustis Park, Aiken lost a police officer and a dedicated public servant. The man charged in the slayings of his girlfriend and an Aiken police officer was involuntarily committed to a state mental health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/master-corporal-sandra-rogers
Deputy James D. Paugh | The Augusta Chronicle

...Christopher Michael Hodges, 26, fatally shot Paugh before taking his own life. The fatal shootings of two Augusta-area police officers in 2011, followed by a third in January, reflect a nationwide trend. Hundreds came out to Carolina Ale House on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deputy-james-d-paugh
Officer Scotty Richardson | The Augusta Chronicle

...Stephon Morrell Carter, of Aiken. A new scholarship at the University of South Carolina Aiken will honor two Aiken police officers who were killed in the line of duty. COLUMBIA -- A memorial honoring Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/officer-scotty-richardson
Augusta man shot, killed by cop in Adairsville

...man was killed Tuesday following an incident with a police officer in Adairsville.Charles Leon Johnson II, 29, was...over for a routine traffic stop when the Adairsville police officer realized he was wanted on a simple battery charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-23/augusta-man-shot-kille
Lengthy prison sentence result of flights from police

...charge of aggravated assault on a police officer. The plea means Jackson doesn't...stemming from other flights from police officers.On Thursday in Richmond County...fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and two weapon violations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-24/lengthy-prison-sentenc
Across the region

Police officer shoots man carrying swordCOVINGTON, GA. - A Covington police officer on Wednesday shot a man carrying a large, "medieval" style sword, police said.Police Capt. Craig Treadwell said officers responded just after 12:30 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-23/across-region
Let's Be Cops

Opens Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 Synopsis: Pals dressed as police officers for a costume party are thrown into the real and dangerous world of cops and robbers when they are mistaken for actual law enforcement. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Damon Wayans Jr., Jake Johnson, Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev, James D'Arcy, Andy Garcia Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Foxcatcher

Opens Friday, Nov 14, 2014 Synopsis: Steve Carell steps into dramatic territory with this docudrama about John du Pont, the schizophrenic millionaire who infamously shot and killed his friend and Olympic gold-medal wrestler Dave Schultz before locking himself in his mansion as police officers negotiated his surrender for two days. Moneyball's Bennett Miller directed from a script by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave, Sienna Miller, Anthony Michael Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

3 drug cartel members kidnap South Carolina man, FBI says

...His identity was being withheld for his safety.The kidnapping began early July 9 when the three men, posing as police officers, pulled the man over as he was going to work in his hometown of St. Matthews, about 30 miles southeast of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/3-drug-cartel-members-kidnap-