Distrust of police is real

...unarmed blacks, and with all the killings and woundings, blacks have good reason to feel apprehensive every time a police officer appears.It is wrong to paint any group with one brush because individuals differ. Yet when 39.4 percent of the...

SC now watching out for looters

...from their homes and tell checkpoint officers that their house is secure. Horry County Police, as well as Conway police officers and the National Guard are manning the checkpoints.No criminal activity in the flood zones have been reported...

Augusta University officer resigned amid sexual harassment allegations

...shocked five times with a stun gun during a March 2012 traffic stop. Gibbons was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, accused of causing Martin to shock himself, but was acquitted by a Richmond County Superior Court jury.The following...

North Charleston reaches $6.5 million settlement with family of Walter Scott

...5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white police officer.The North Charleston City Council approved the settlement by a 10-0 vote, and members of Walter Scott's family...

Officers should pay for violating rights

Police officers should be held personally liable for blatant First Amendment violations.

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...

New, taller Hawks take court as preseason begins

...Sefolosha is standing trial in New York for charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct during a confrontation with police officers outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub in April. Budenholzer said the absence of Sefolosha could actually work in the...

What took so long?

...times, shooting people with it on 13 of those occasions ? more than twice the frequency of any other university police officer.And his total use-of-force incidents during the period ? 24 ? was by far the most of any of the school's 56...

Man shot in 2012 drug raid still seeking officer's name

...Infor mation Act lawsuits for news agencies across the state, said the law gives no reason to withhold the names of police officers who shoot people while on duty.McDaniel sued all three sheriffs and their departments, SLED officials and 20 of...

Witnesses, visitors recount Georgia's only female death row inmate's final moments

...supporters."She was very strong and very assured in whatever the process might be," said retired Chattanooga police Officer Marcus Easley.Despite a letter from Pope Francis and international attention, the Georgia Board of Pardons and...