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Regional Police Academy grads look toward future

...sheriff's offices in Columbia and Jefferson counties.The 11-week class, conducted at the Richmond County sheriff's training center in Blythe, is part of the Regional Police Academy that rotates to different counties every year.After a luncheon...
Mike Godowns ready to make changes as sheriff

...summer youth program with the sheriff's office, he said."There used to be a summer youth program at the sheriff's training center, but it was canceled because of funding. I intend to bring that back."We had hundreds (of children) out...
Car teaches new cadets to skid

...track as one of the first to test Augusta Technical College's new skid-car vehicle at the Richmond County Sheriff's Training Center. Described as a Ford Crown Victoria on training wheels, the vehicle will be used to teach new cadets how to...
Across the area

...structure fire A training exercise involving the Richmond County sheriff's bomb squad sparked a fire at the sheriff's training center in Blythe on Wednesday night, destroying a structure that was made of tires and used for training. Col. Gary...
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Across the area

A man accused of gunning down two newspaper carriers more than two years ago was found guilty on all charges in an Aiken County courthouse Thursday night.
Metro | Aiken County Crime
Defense could challenge hide-and-seek grand jury in Jackson case

...witnesses were required to report to remote locations where they were picked up by authorities and transported to a sheriff's training center for their testimony. Geragos telegraphed his plan for a grand jury challenge during arguments before a Santa...
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Sheriff's summer camp

...Richmond County Sheriff's Department. This is the seventh year the department has operated the camp at the Sheriff's Training Center on Camp Josey Road. But it's the first year organizers have "mainstreamed" several mentally and physically...
Report alleges misuse of city equipment

...commissioner, not the city itself, Mr. Oliver said. More than a year ago, a sheriff's officer at the nearby sheriff's training center saw a person wearing the landfill uniform at Ms. Hargis' home clearing the lot with a front-end loader...
Ex-deputy focus of investigation

...from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. August 2008: Deputy Capobianco is accused of breaking into the sheriff's training center. September 2008: An internal affairs investigation is opened. Source: The Augusta Chronicle archives
Metro | Richmond County Crime
SWAT trains for what-ifs make life-or-death decisions," Lt. Partain said. Most of the 16-member SWAT team gathered at the Sheriff's Training Center in Blythe on Wednesday as part of a monthly training schedule. The members, who work in different divisions...