Body camera footage raises storage worries

...restricting the public's access to police body camera videos.Alfonzo Williams, the Richmond County school system's public safety chief, said the sheriff's office might have overestimated how much data it will receive.Williams, who has worked...

Decision on new Harlem public safety chief expected soon

Harlem's lengthy search to fill its vacant director of public safety position is expected to end this week, city officials said.

Harlem public safety chief resigns

The city of Harlem and Public Safety Chief Jesse Bowman parted ways Monday, just more than two years after he was hired."We just decided it was best for him to move on...

No rush to replace North Augusta public safety chief

NORTH AUGUSTA - City officials said Tuesday they are in no hurry to find a replacement for public safety Chief Bill Heim, who will leave the department next month. "There's no reason to get in a big rush," city administrator Charles...

Bayvale Elementary School pupil takes loaded .22-caliber pistol to school

...The student was released to his parents later that day.Alfonzo Williams, Richmond County's Board of Education Public Safety chief, said that the gun was owned by the student's father and that the child thought the gun was a "play weapon...

Rants & Raves

...cellphone. It is a crime and should be prosecuted.CONGRATULATIONS TO Grovetown on the hiring of Gary Jones as public safety chief. Way to go. I hope this doesn't keep him from running for sheriff in the future. Columbia County needs a man...

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Public safety chief learns his salary NORTH AUGUSTA -- Capt. Lee Wetherington, who was named chief of the North Augusta Department of Public Safety...

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Across the area

Public safety chief to take retirement Aiken Public Safety Director Carrol Busbee told his staff Tuesday that he'll retire in January, after nearly...

Woman dies in car accident

...sped away from a traffic stop and died after she was thrown from her car. "They made a good stop," Grovetown Public Safety Chief John Tomberlin said after listening to officers' tape recording of the events. "In fact, by the time they had...

A blot on Aiken

...Aiken Public Safety Department grievance reports lodged by citizens against officers. Mayor Fred Cavanaugh and Public Safety Chief Carroll Busbee didn't want the sun to shine on this aspect of their "All American City." They wasted taxpayers...

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