Sheriff, fire chief help community prosper

...community.I'm proud of the superb work that is being performed by Fire Chief Chris James and Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree. They have set a standard of competency and excellence that may be imitated, but never duplicated.As I read nationwide...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office continues assessment for national accreditation

...forum, including Moses Todd, who spoke highly of the sheriff's office."I'll be honest, I didn't support Richard Roundtree when he ran for Sheriff," Todd said. "But he's done a phenomenal job since taking over. Crime rate is down...

Commissioners push for more public safety, other changes in SPLOST package

...SPLOST work session was crowded with city department heads and elected officials including Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree, who detailed his $2.2 million plan to improve the county training range. The plan was included in Jackson's...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office to be assessed for national accreditation

...only signed the contract with CALEA in January but has been working behind the scenes to obtain it since Sheriff Richard Roundtree took office.Probus said assessors usually advise departments if they are being recommended for accreditation during...

Youth homicide dropping in Augusta

...robes, up behind benches. It is good to get out and let them see we are real people."Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree is trying to create a similar dialogue on a citywide level through his "No One Wins" initiative, which he launched...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds annual Burger & (Hand) Shakes event

Wearing jeans and a yellow shirt, Richard Roundtree ignited conversations with dozens of Augusta residents Saturday at Alleluia Community School.His Richmond County Sheriff's...

Public invited for hamburgers, milkshakes with Richmond County Sheriff's Office

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is inviting the public to a Saturday meet-and-greet with Sheriff Richard Roundtree.The event will feature free burgers and milkshakes and will take place at the Alleluia Community School.The event...

Sheriff's office sets community event

...be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alleluia Community School, 2819 Peach Orchard Road.In addition to having burgers and shakes, the public will have the opportunity to meet and speak with Sheriff Richard Roundtree and his staff.

Richmond County without a homicide since June 13, longest stretch in 2015

...of the effort and strategies (our employees) have put in to reduce our homicide rate," Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree said.The first homicide of 2015 occurred Jan. 5, and there has been at least one killing per month since. July...

Richmond County Sheriff's Office holds day camp for kids

...sprinklers, playing football and basketball with officers and meeting the sheriff's office's bomb robot. Sheriff Richard Roundtree posed for pictures with the children. Each child got a copy to take home.Georgia Regents Medical Cen ter representatives...