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Warrenton officer placed on leave following profanity-laced post

A Warrenton police officer is on administrative leave after he made a profanity-laced post...procedure to investigate such allegations and/or complaints against police officer and the department has taken the appropriate steps to do so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-16/warrenton-officer-plac
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
Atlanta police shoot firefighter

...ATLANTA - Police say they're investigating the shooting of an off-duty Atlanta Fire Rescue firefighter by an Atlanta police officer.CBS 46 reports the firefighter was recovering in a hospital. Police said he was in stable condition.Authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/atlanta-police-shoot-firefig
Rants & Raves

...signal. This should be covered in Crossing Guard 101; how to get Dr. Azziz to add it to the curriculum?WHEN A POLICE OFFICER is faced with a split-second decision on whether to fire his gun or not he is not thinking in that split second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-15/rants-raves
Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...like educators and social workers.For instance, over the past year Niles has asked every school with a campus police officer to also provide space for a probation officer. That way, the two can share notes on students and broaden the options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
Racial gap between police, community closing, officials say

...Disparities) make it much more difficult for the community to trust the police department," said Stoughton, a former police officer. "When the police department mirrors or looks a lot like the community... people are more likely to trust the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/racial-gap-between-pol
Atlanta police officer arrested in woman's death

ATLANTA - An Atlanta Police officer arrested Thursday while trying to catch a flight to Mexico has...here as a young boy saying, 'When I grow up, I want to be a police officer,' " he said. "It's very disheartening to see somebody you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-28/atlanta-police-officer-arrest
Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...didn't commit suicide as he struggled with a Charleston police officer, but was accidentally shot with his own gun instead...walking around his apartment complex when Charleston police officer Jamal Medlin stopped him because he was wearing a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/private-expert-disputes-autho
Night at the Movies

...PG-13): A nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by humans. MastersDELIVER US FROM EVIL (R): A police officer investigates inexplicable crimes. Masters (ends 9/11)EARTH TO ECHO (PG): Friends come to the aid of a visitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-10/night-movies
Veterans demand review of Augusta VA patient advocates

...station in northern England that decapitated a couple and seriously injured another family.After the former military police officer left the force in 1979, he said the Department of Veterans Affairs originally claimed his problems were the result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/veterans-demand-review-augus