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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."
2 fatally shot, 2 wounded outside funeral outside Atlanta

...did not have time to grieve him in a proper manner. Now, something like this happens. Very tragic."DeKalb Public Safety Director William Miller said people were hiding under cars, trying to avoid the gunfire.
SWAT team sent in home to hunt for Auburn suspect

...made deliberate moves into the attic where suspect Desmonte Leonard was believed to be hiding, said Montgomery Public Safety Director Chris Murphy. He declined to give a timetable for them to bring someone out."We are having to slowly put our...
SC Highway Patrol marker honors fallen troopers

...them lost their lives by a cold-blooded murderer. All of them deserve this fitting tribute," Department of Public Safety Director Leroy Smith said.The memorial owes its existence to the work of trooper Bob Beres, who decided in 2010 there...
New public safety director brings back community policing in Aiken

Under Director Charles Barranco, the Aiken Department of Public Safety is getting back to community policing, something it had moved away from in the past decade.
Service honors local public safety heroes, 9/11 casualties

...and those who lost their lives in the line of duty in the Augusta area in the last year.Aiken Department of Public Safety Director Charles Barranco said the service at Lakeside Baptist Church was meant to honor Richmond County Sheriff's Deputy...
S.C. immigration law heads back to court

...request.Officers would not be able to check the immigration status of those they stop until Gergel's order was changed, regardless of how the Supreme court ruled, Wilson wrote in a June letter to Public Safety Director Leroy Smith.
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...
Grovetown Public Safety director to retire

Grovetown Department of Public Safety Director Al Robinson has applied for early retirement in the midst of an investigation city officials recently launched into his department...
Columbia County school board approves bid for middle school

...month following a battle with lung cancer. Nagle told the board that Poss was Hendry's choice to replace him as public safety director. Reach Donnie Fetter at (706) 868-1222