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Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

...Thursday, on the steps leading to the building where DeKalb County Magistrate Court is held, DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander said. The detective was shot in the leg and wrist and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Dashboard video shows South Carolina state trooper shooting unarmed driver in Columbia

...Well you dove head first back into your car" ? were captured by the camera.Groubert's boss, state Public Safety Director Leroy Smith, called the video "disturbing" and said "Groubert reacted to a perceived threat where there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-25/dashboard-video-shows-
Across the region

...trooper who shot an unarmed man after a traffic stop in Columbia earlier this month has been fired.Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith said Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Sean Groubert was not threatened when he fired his gun Sept. 4 after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-20/across-region
SC cop shooting shrouded in mystery

...repeatedly without provocation, even as Jones put his hands in the air. Jones was hit once and is recovering. State Public Safety Director Leroy Smith called the shooting "disturbing," and Groubert was promptly fired and charged with felony assault...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-30/sc-cop-shooting-shroud
Grovetown police chief resigns

Grovetown Department of Public Safety Director Gary Owens resigned his position Friday.Owens submitted his letter of resignation to city officials. "He indicated that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/grovetown-police-chief
2 charged in Ga. home invasion that killed baby

...grandmother and a family friend -- to a bathroom, where they opened fire. Cedric Alexander, DeKalb County's public safety director, said at a Thursday news conference that two men are being held in the county jail on charges of murder and aggravated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-05/2-charged-ga-home-invastion-
SC school buses might film those who pass

...description of the vehicle and driver and license plate number to local law enforcement. S.C. Department of Public Safety director Leroy Smith said when his agency receives complaints from the public about rogue drivers, officers typically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-17/sc-school-buses-might-film-t
Gator shot on SC beach

...S.C. - A 10-foot alligator has been shot and killed in the surf at Folly Beach southeast of Charleston. Public Safety Director Dennis Brown says the alligator was spotted around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Angus McBride with the Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-15/gator-shot-sc-beach
Georgia police force coping with 3 deaths in 2 months

...employee pensions."Right now, you have a huge scramble to fill three big voids," said Columbus Mayor and public safety director Teresa Tomlinson. "It is tough enough to fill one."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-08/georgia-police-force-coping-3
S.C. public safety official fired after traffic stop

...Collins would eventually take the field sobriety tests and pass them all. He was not charged, but Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith fired Collins for his behavior. Collins has not spoken publicly about the firing.Smith wouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-02-02/sc-public-safety-offic