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Azziz responds to investigation into GRU officers

...to an investigative story by The Augusta Chronicle about allegations of abuse of power by the university's public safety department, particularly incidents involving GRU Public Safety Officer Wesley Martin.Azziz, who sent the e-mail the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-03/azziz-responds-investi
Reports show weapons use among Georgia Regents University Department of Public Safety's officers

...Augusta Chronicle began an investigation of the GRU public safety department's use of force and arrests after the July 11...He wanted the university to investigate its public safety department.But GRU didn't.Martin wasn't disciplined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-31/reports-show-weapons-u
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Aiken

...rabies in Aiken.On Sunday, a sick raccoon was captured in the area of Northwood Drive, according to Aiken Public Safety Department.Individuals that come in contact with rabid animals should contact the South Carolina Department of Health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/raccoon-tests-positive-rabies
North Augusta Public Safety falls behind in emergency response time

The rapid growth North Augusta has enjoyed the last three decades is causing problems at the city's public safety department, which is unable to respond as quickly to emergency calls now because its personnel level has been stagnant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-09/north-augusta-public-s
South Carolina, Georgia troopers boost traffic enforcement

...traffic deaths ever recorded for the holiday period was 43 in 1969, according to a statement from the state's public safety department. The low mark was set in 1949, when there were just four fatalities statewide.Georgia State Patrol troopers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-29/south-carolina-georgia
Former Thomson policewoman charged in bond theft

...when she left to take a position as a school resource officer for the McDuffie County Board of Education's Public Safety Department. She was terminated from that position shortly after she was hired.Asked why police officers have access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-24/former-thomson-policewoman-c
5 Questions: Paine College police Chief Joseph Nelson

Chief Nelson discusses moving from a public safety department to a police department, and its effects on campus safety.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-21/5-questions-paine-coll
North Augusta Public Safety Department gets armored vehicle

A $658,000 ex-military armored vehicle that can be used during shootings or high floodwaters is now the property of North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-23/north-augusta-public-s
Thomson teacher investigated for relationship allegeations, officials say

...Bureau of Investigation regional office, said agents were called in by the McDuffie County Board of Education Public Safety Department earlier this week after that agency received information about a teacher having inappropriate contact.Morgan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-13/thomson-teacher-invest
Augusta plans Sept. 11 ceremonies

Augusta's public safety departments are holding a Sept. 11 remembrance service on this year's...Augusta Common. There is no charge.During the event, public safety departments will acknowledge local families and volunteers, have flags...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-26/augusta-plans-sept-11-ceremon