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Brother: Man accused of trying to drown 3 children dismissed from mental health center

...doesn't know why his brother was allowed to see them."That's the reason why he actually went to the (Child Protective Services) because he felt like he had a problem," Bobby Lassiter said. "They sat down with him, they talked to him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-25/brother-man-accused-trying-drown-3-
App offers help in cases with at-risk adults

...the facts of each case.For instance, abuse that occurs within a household would require assistance from Adult Protective Services in addition to law enforcement. A user would be able to click on the APS button to find a phone number and complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-10/app-offers-help-cases-
Richmond, Columbia counties need foster parents

...said. Since then, the division has been able to fill some positions, but most of those jobs went to the child protective services side.However, the state's most recent budget includes an additional $5.8 million earmarked for DFCS based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-06/richmond-columbia-counties-ne
Woman faces arraignment in personal care home case

...Community Health issued a cease-and-desist order to Burns. The agency worked with local law enforcement, Adult Protective Services and other agencies to relocate the residents.Burns' Richmond County Superior Court case is assigned to Judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-11/woman-faces-arraignmen
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/woman-climbs-flagpole-removes-confe
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/ex-mlb-player-darryl-ham
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-04/3-arrested-cases-invol
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...

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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/ga-health-legislation-wi
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/statue-ben-tillman-former-gov