FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Reward Reaches $50,000 for Georgia Cop's Killer

March 23, 2011  | 


Senior Patrol Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian. Photo: Athens-Clarke County (Ga.) PD.

The reward has reached $50,000 for information leading to the capture of the man suspected of fatally shooting an Athens, Ga., police officer.

The FBI notified the Georgia Bureau of Investigations it had added another $40,000 to the pot, reports the Athens Banner-Herald. Investigators are looking for 33-year-old Jamie Hood, who is suspected of carjacking a Honda Prizm and opening fire on the two Athens-Clarke County Police officers who confronted him.

Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian was killed, and Senior Police Officer Tony Howard was wounded. Apparently, Hood shot Howard before he could exit the patrol car, and then ran. Christian pursued Hood, who then shot him through the window of the cruiser.

Read the full story at OnlineAthens.com.

Tags: Athens-Clarke County (Ga.) PD, Cop Killers, Assaults on Officers


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Cop Killer Suspect Eric Frein in Custody in Pennsylvania
After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in...
Video: Ohio Pursuit Ends When Suspect Crashes into Bar
Newly released police dash camera video from an Avon, Ohio, police cruiser shows a chase...
Anti-Violence Organizers Charged with Severely Beating Man
Two western Pennsylvania community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group have...
Halloween Canceled in Northeastern Pennsylvania Mountains Because of Frein Manhunt
The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state...
Holder Pressures Ferguson PD for "Wholesale Change"
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was a need for “wholesale change”...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine