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Man Wielding Sword Shot by Georgia Officer

July 24, 2014
Authorities say a man wielding a “medieval” type sword threatened a Covington (Ga.) Police Officer who then shot the suspect Wednesday afternoon.

Georgia K-9 Killed, Handler Wounded in Friday Night Shooting

June 16, 2014
A Georgia police K-9 was shot and killed, and her handler was injured on Friday night while going through a front door after a suspect.

Video: Heavily Armed Man Attacks Georgia Courthouse

June 6, 2014
Gunfire rang out at the Forysth County Courthouse Friday after a man opened fire on a deputy, injuring him in the leg. The gunman was shot and killed a short time later.

Video: Georgia Police Officer Shot, Killed at Waffle House

May 31, 2014
A Griffin police officer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a woman outside a Waffle House in Spalding County, Georgia.

Video: Georgia Toddler Seriously Burned by Flash-Bang During Meth Raid

May 30, 2014
The 19-month-old child is now in Grady Hospital's burn unit in Atlanta. The raid in which he was injured was at a house just north of Cornelia, early Wednesday morning.

Georgia Deputy Killed in I-85 Accident

May 22, 2014
The crash occurred around 9 p.m. as Deputy Cruz Thomas was driving northbound on I-85, attempting to catch up to a traffic violator, a spokesman for the GSP said early this morning.

Georgia Officer Dies Trying to Break Up Fight

May 5, 2014
Three officers arrived at the scene, including Officer Noel Hawk. After defusing the situation, police say the incident re-escalated.

Suspect in Georgia Workplace Shooting ID'ed, 2 Victims Critical

April 29, 2014
A 19-year-old baggage handler, who was armed ‘like Rambo,’ opened fire on his co-workers at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga., early this morning, injuring six people, before killing himself.

Georgia Officer Shot, Man Arrested, Two Detained

February 4, 2014
Cobb County police late Tuesday morning arrested a suspect in the early morning shooting of a fellow officer during a traffic stop near Marietta, Ga.

Suburban Atlanta Police Help Deliver Baby in Snowbound Traffic

January 30, 2014
Police in suburban Atlanta say they helped deliver a baby girl along a highway when snow and ice brought traffic to a crawl and sometimes a halt.

Chief: Officer Justified in Throwing 70-Year-Old to Pavement

December 16, 2013
Glynn County, Ga., police officer Kevin Jones acted reasonably Dec. 5 when he threw a 70-year-old woman to the pavement on St. Simons Island and has been returned to full duties, county Police Chief Matt Doering says.

Vigilant Solutions LPR Identifies 2 Cobb County Homicide Suspects

December 4, 2013
The Cobb County (Ga.) Police Department used Vigilant Solutions license plate reader (LPR) systems and data to identify two suspects in the homicide of a missing person.

Ga. Schools Consider Arming SROs With AR-15s

October 1, 2013
Three Gainsville, Ga., schools are considering arming their school resource officers with a Colt AR-15 rifle to harden response to a possible active shooter. Under the plan, a Colt 6920 M4 carbine would be placed inside a safe at each of the schools.

Ga. Officer Killed In Code 3 Crash

July 31, 2013
Veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police Cpl. Thomas Keith Slay was killed and a Russell County Sheriff's deputy was seriously injured in a crash while responding to a an officer-assistance call with lights and sirens.

Ga. K-9 Dies After Being Left In Cruiser

June 20, 2013
A Woodstock (Ga.) Police officer has been placed on administrative leave after his K-9 died of heat stroke caused when the officer left him in his patrol car at home.

Ga. Foot Pursuit Ends When Man Plummets Into Ravine

June 5, 2013
A suspect died early Wednesday in Macon, Ga., when he ignored an officer's warning not to jump a fence and fell about 60 feet into a ravine. The man fell into the deep ravine following a foot pursuit.

Ga. Chief Cleared of Racial Slur

May 15, 2013
A veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police officer has resigned after his claim that his chief racially slurred a county marshal was refuted. Officer Jeff Foxx resigned Thursday, after he failed a polygraph test regarding his claim that Chief Rickey Boren used the "N" word.

Video: Ga. Man Rescues Cop Trapped In Wreck

April 11, 2013
A Fulton County (Ga.) Police officer was pulled out of a wrecked cruiser by a citizen who witnessed a drunk driver strike the cruiser head on and trap the officer.

X2 Sales Boost TASER International's Performance

February 28, 2013
The publicly traded TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) recorded sales of $32.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 50.6% increase over the company's fourth quarter 2011 tally of $21.3 million.

Off-Duty Cop Stops Hospital Rape

January 24, 2013
An off-duty Holly Springs (Ga.) Police officer helped a nurse stop the rape of an elderly woman at Atlanta Medical Center earlier this month. Officer Shane Ladner, who was in the next room, responded after hearing screams.
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