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Georgia Officer Fatally Shot, K-9 Critically Wounded at Traffic Stop

December 14, 2018
Officer Edgar Flores of the DeKalb County (GA) Police Department was conducting a traffic stop on Thursday evening when a subject fled on foot, opening fire on Flores as he ran. Flores was struck and subsequently died from his wounds.

Georgia Officer Recovering from Shooting

December 14, 2018
Police say 27-year-old Tameka LaShay Simpson was in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Jael Estefania De La Rosa Silie when Simpson opened fire on Officer Joe Yother of the Calhoun (GA) Police Department.

Georgia Officer Shot, Saved by Vest While Investigating Marijuana Smell at Gas Station

December 12, 2018
Yother then approached the car and asked for ID. That's when the GBI said a woman in the passenger seat pulled a gun out of the glove box and shot him in the arm. That bullet ricocheted into his chest, where it hit his vest and his cellphone.

Video: Georgia Officer Shot in Face, Suspect Killed in Morning Gunfight

December 6, 2018
An officer with the Henry County (GA) Police Department who was reportedly shot in the face at a dentist office on Thursday morning is in critical condition at a nearby hospital.

Georgia Department Honors its First African-American Officer

December 3, 2018
One of what has been come to be known as "The Original Nine"—the first group of black men to have been sworn in after graduating the academy—Lieutenant John White was praised at the ceremony for blazing a trail for other black officers in the United States.

Georgia Officer Sues Department over Firing, Claiming Disability

November 29, 2018
An officer fired by the Decatur (GA) Police Department is suing the city over claims that he was let go because of a disability.

Study: Majority of Subjects Killed by Georgia Police Had Drugs in Their System

November 21, 2018
According to a report by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, in nearly 20 percent of the fatal shootings involving police officers since 2012 the subject had methamphetamine in their system.

Retired Georgia Officer Dies in Narcotics Task Force Helicopter Crash

November 19, 2018
David Hall had been piloting the Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter that served the Columbus-based Metro Narcotics Task Force that went down in Lake Mitchell on Friday.

Georgia Inmates Pen Heartfelt Letter in Support of Slain Deputy

November 13, 2018
A group of nearly two dozen inmates at the Gwinnett County (GA) Jail signed a letter to Sheriff Butch Conway in support of the agency as it mourns the murder of Officer Antwan Toney, who was killed last month while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle near a school.

As Halloween Approaches, Police Warn Parents about Narcotics-Tainted Candy

October 30, 2018
An Ohio boy was reportedly sickened by a trick-or-treat candy tainted with what is suspected to be methamphetamine. He has since been treated and released from the hospital—he is expected to be OK.

Georgia High School Football Team Will Wear Initials and Badge Number of Slain Officer

October 29, 2018
Football players with South Gwinnett High School in Georgia will add stickers to their helmets reading "ADT1808"—the initials and badge number of Officer Antwan Toney, a member of the Gwinnett County Police Department who was recently killed in the line of duty.

Video: Georgia Police 'Bump' Armed Robbery Subject with Squad Car During Pursuit

October 26, 2018
Officers with the Chamblee (GA) Police Department responded on Monday to an armed robbery at a pharmacy just seconds after the crime had been committed. An officer gave chase on foot while another drove up and—knowing the clear threat presented by the armed suspect—bumped into the offender with his squad car.

Georgia Police 'Bump' Armed Robbery Subject with Squad Car During Pursuit

October 26, 2018
Officers with the Chamblee (GA) Police Department responded on Monday to an armed robbery at a pharmacy just seconds after the crime had been committed. An officer gave chase on foot while another drove up and—knowing the clear threat presented by the armed suspect—bumped into the offender with his squad car.

SRO Arrests Student who Stabbed Teacher in the Chest with Butcher Knife

October 23, 2018
A School Resource Officer at a Gwinnett County, GA, middle school took a 13-year-old student into custody for stabbing a teacher with a butcher's knife at Trickum Middle School.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot while Responding to Suspicious Vehicle

October 22, 2018
Police in Georgia have arrested one suspect and have reportedly shot and killed another man in connection with the fatal shooting of 30-year-old officer Antwan Toney of the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday.

Georgia Trooper Struck in Ballistic Vest in Gunfight at Traffic Stop

October 18, 2018
The trooper was reportedly struck in his ballistic vest. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where officials say he is expected to be OK.

Georgia Police Arrest 1 After Standoff After Shots Fired on Undercover Officers

October 16, 2018
Two undercover officers with the Atlanta (GA) Police Department were investigating a complaint of drug activity when shots were fired at their unmarked patrol car on Monday.

JW Fishers' Side Scan Sonar Adds Clarity to Underwater Searches

October 1, 2018
Side Scan SONAR devices allow images of the ocean floor to be viewed as if one is looking through a window. It "removes the water" to provide the operator with a bird's-eye view of their target.

Georgia Police Chief Killed During Vehicle Pursuit

September 17, 2018
Police say a Liberty County deputy attempted to stop 23-year-old Daniel Hill's car at around 7 p.m. Saturday. Police say Hill refused to stop -- leading police on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. More Here.

Video: Georgia Police Chief Killed During Vehicle Pursuit

September 17, 2018
Police say a Liberty County deputy attempted to stop 23-year-old Daniel Hill's car at around 7 p.m. Saturday. Police say Hill refused to stop -- leading police on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.
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