Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...Iacobelli said.Iacobelli said more Bureau of Protective Services officers have been posted at the downtown complex...the clash, including officers from the Bureau of Protective Services assigned to the Statehouse, as well as Columbia...

Woman climbs flagpole, removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

...halfway up the more than 30-foot steel flagpole just after dawn Saturday when officers of the state Bureau of Protective Services ran to the flagpole and told her to get down. Instead, she continued climbing to the top and removed the flag...

Ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton killed in apparent murder-suicide

...Police said the 14-month old child of Hamilton and Jordan found unharmed at the home was turned over to Child Protective Services.Hamilton, who was born in Baton Rouge, La., played for five teams over 13 seasons in the majors before retiring...

3 arrested in cases involving poor care for minors

...Crabbe was booked into the Richmond County jail on a charge of deprivation of a minor. Her son was placed in protective services.Around 8 p.m., police were called to Hephzibah where a 4-year-old had been seen wandering in the intersection...

Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...They were subsequently placed in the care of Adult Protective Services. Heard was charged with felony elder abuse, four...County Police Department, state and local Adult Protective Services, Athens-Clarke County Code Enforcement, Georgia...

Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...provided funding for the addition of eight GBI agents to focus on fighting elder abuse, and money to hire 11 Adult Protective Services caseworkers. And with House Bill 72, law enforcement and regulators will gain more tools to fight elder abuse...

Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations.More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed to...

Children's services scrutinized

...force and reform in child protective services. Now, with the deaths of...recommendations on improving child protective services, is looking for ideas wherever...Institute by the Georgia Child Protective Services Task Force. "If they haven't...

Task force help OK'd by DFCS

...child falls through the child protective services system. On Friday, local...child is tracked through the protective services system. Critical information...thoughts about Augusta's child protective services. In March, Richmond County...

Infant cocaine case prompts aunt's reply

...mother said Friday that she is glad local child protective services are reviewing how they handle cases. But she regrets...agency to ensure children are not failed by the protective services system. The task force is working to get cell...