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22 arrested in online child sex sting

...Sheriff's Office and assisted by members of the task force from 16 other Georgia law enforcement agencies.Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he considered the operation, which took months of "very tedious planning," very successful.Six of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/22-arrested-online-chi
2015 homicide totals on slower pace than last year

...Tuesday and charged with the murder of Utley.There were eight by this time last year, said Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree."Our city is too large to think we are not going to have any homicides," Roundtree said. "Our strategy has always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-08/2015-homicide-totals-s
Baltimore unrest brings back memories of Augusta riot 45 years ago

...Augusta also has its first elected black mayor since consolidation in Hardie Davis, and its first black sheriff in Richard Roundtree."However, that doesn't mean that the problem no longer exists," Millender said. "I know a lot of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-10/baltimore-unrest-brings-back-
Does the US have a police brutality problem?

...arrest was captured on a cellphone video. On Friday, six officers were charged in Freddie Gray's death.Sheriff Richard Roundtree said police brutality is more perception than reality but understands why the public would believe there is a problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-02/does-us-have-police-br
Deputy gets sheriff's office to promote March of Dimes

...placed March of Dime decals on more than 200 patrol cars. Green, who has been a deputy for four years, got Sheriff Richard Roundtree on board after his family was selected the March of Dimes ambassador family for the Augusta area this year.Local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-01/deputy-gets-sheriffs-office-p
City Ink: Second lunch with mayor gives me more to share

...working with law enforcement, but I've never stayed out that late, so I don't know."When reminded that Sheriff Richard Roundtree wants bars to close at 2:30 a.m., Davis said, "Again, that's why we have these conversations, so we can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-04-18/second-lunch-ma
Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to survive

...up trash on the right of way is the best use of their time. Having said that, I commend Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree's office for taking the initiative to remove illegal signs from public rights of way.How refreshing to have a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-11/despite-modern-c
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces downtown Augusta policing unit

Business owners are hopeful that a plan unveiled Thursday by Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree will change the perception of a dangerous downtown.Although he said he thinks Augusta's downtown is no different from other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17/richmond-county-sherif
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces sales tax support

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree on Tuesday announced his support for the upcoming tax package at a news conference, saying the measure enhances public safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-29/richmond-county-sherif
Richard Roundtree: 'I am not the man I was'

On Aug. 21, candidate Richard Roundtree won the Democratic nomination for the Richmond County sheriff's...interview, there were a few things I realized about him.Richard Roundtree is a guarded man. I guess he has to be, and like most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-09-01/richard-roundtre