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Homicide rate declining in Richmond County early in 2015

...a year since 2013, its top law enforcement officer is talking positively about the future.On Feb. 5, Sheriff Richard Roundtree introduced the "No One Wins" initiative, aimed at preventing gun violence. He said the campaign already is paying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-03/homicide-rate-declinin
Cher in the City: Thanks for all the phrases that reflect my life

...wearing my glasses) jumped over the choir performance and introduced the next speaker. It was then that Sheriff Richard Roundtree leaned over and said, "You skipped over the choir; you are getting the crazy eye stare ..." Amusing, but clearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-04/cher-city-thanks-all-
Officers are impressive

...First, the police are not the ones breaking the law ? they are responders! Second, I have confidence in Sheriff Richard Roundtree and what he is doing with the department. If he requests additional funding, I would be the first to support it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-25/officers-are-impressive
Augusta Exchange Club distributes $150,000 to area charities

...of the $5,000 Sheriff Strength Award, named for former Sheriff Ronnie Strength and chosen by current Sheriff Richard Roundtree, was Augusta Partnership for Children."I thought I was coming to have lunch," said a surprised Robetta McKenzie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/augusta-exchange-club-distrib
Disturbing the peace

...manner described above, you've most likely failed as a parent.This case is saddening on many levels. Sheriff Richard Roundtree said he had never seen such "an egregious act" by a deputy before.He shouldn't have to see them, if all officers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-13/disturbing-peace
North Augusta public safety to add body cameras to uniform

...departments in Hephzibah and Waynesboro.In November, the Augusta Commission approved Richmond County Sheriff's Richard Roundtree's request to purchase 420 body cameras and extra memory storage at a cost of $62,000. Lt. Lewis Blanchard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-17/north-augusta-public-s
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
Police substation coming to downtown Augusta

Sheriff Richard Roundtree hopes moving officers into a new substation in the old Fort Discovery space at Port Royal will make people feel safer downtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-20/police-substation-comi
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree launches No One Wins initiative to prevent gun violence

...violence.On Thursday, they embraced with tears in their eyes and gave firsthand accounts of the importance of Sheriff Richard Roundtree's new No One Wins initiative aimed at preventing gun violence."The kids need to realize that guns are dangerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-05/richmond-county-sherif