Thomson Police Department receives $10,000 grant for body cameras

...provided $131,856 in community assistance to more than 20 schools, churches, nonprofit organizations and public safety departments last year across the Augusta area.

Review of former GRU chief finds only password violation

...plan, according to the report, was to conduct a national search for McBride's replacement and to educate the public safety department on university policy.GRU posted its director of public safety and chief of police vacancy on ChronicleVitae...

Documents reveal names of Augusta University police chief candidates

...two-year commuter college to a four-year residential state college, requiring him to restructure the school's public safety department. "I am a leader by example, but also part of a team," Sipe wrote in his cover letter. "I honor the traditions...

Harlem, Grovetown candidates make case for election at forum

...next couple of years because of lost local option sales tax funds, Stokes said he agreed not to shut down the public safety department but instead to find savings in everyday deals such as the waste management contract. He also said city departments...

Augusta groups begin submitting applications for SPLOST funding

...time," said Lt. Allan Rollins of the Richmond Coun ty Sheriff's Office.The sheriff's office and other public safety departments still need a new $13 million radio system included in the last package, along with $8 million for public...

Augusta taxpayers foot bill for public safety crashes

...most recent accident in a county-owned vehicle is a drop in the bucket compared with the bill Augusta's public safety departments accrued over the past 1½ years.Last week, Chief Deputy Pat Clayton was suspended for two days without pay...

North Augusta public safety to add body cameras to uniform

...another tool at our disposal."On Monday, the North Augusta City Council voted unanimously to provide the public safety department with the $50,000 it needs to buy about 50 cameras and storage devices. Since it was a non-budgeted item...

Bottom line

...to jail uniforms, is pink the new orange? It is if you happen to get locked up in Grovetown.The Grovetown Public Safety Department recently switched to hot-pink for inmate uniforms, taking a cue from an unconventional Arizona sheriff who...

Grovetown inmates now wearing hot-pink uniforms

...inmates."It's our job to make sure they don't want to come back," said Jones, director of Grovetown's Public Safety Department.Jones took an uncommon approach to his goal this week when a shipment of hot-pink inmate uniforms arrived...

Council needs Delaughter

...elsewhere and not here. I pray this is true. We cannot lose sight of how important a strong government and public safety department is to keep or city safe. We have never needed someone like Ronnie Delaughter more that we do now. He has the...