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Georgia Chief Deputy Killed Answering Door at Home

November 15, 2010
Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts, 48, was fatally shot by 37-year-old Sherman Ash Branch, the subject of a Greene County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigation. Branch then killed himself.

Shot Suspect Struggled With Georgia Deputy In Cruiser's Backseat

September 7, 2010
Kevin Brayano Pao was found in the back seat of the patrol car with a nylon bag over his shoulder and a semiautomatic handgun concealed in a shirt between his legs, according to the report. Pao had apparently removed the gun from the bag.

Shots Fired: Midway, Georgia 03/23/2010

August 20, 2010

A Monday afternoon, a small blue VW, and a one-armed man in a dress suit: Hardly the components one is apt to conjure up when envisioning a firefight.

Georgia Sheriff Blames 'Lazy' Officers for Improper Release of Inmates

June 17, 2010
The Clayton County sheriff is blaming the laziness of 30 corrections officers for the wrongful release of four inmates from the county jail, according to CBS Atlanta. It is possible that other inmates have been released improperly.

Suicidal Gunman Killed by Georgia SWAT Team

March 2, 2010
Douglas Scott Pilcher, 47, reportedly was armed with several weapons inside his home, threatened suicide and fired several shots at authorities before a Paulding County officer fired a shot back and wounded him.

Georgia Agency to Review Fatal Chase

September 10, 2009
Chief Jeff Turner of the Clayton County Police Department said the chase began around 9:30 p.m., in Clayton County when officers saw the pickup slow and then stop so the driver could talk to a woman beside the road. That area of Old Dixie Highway at I-75 is known for prostitution but Turner said it was not known if the man was soliciting the woman for sex.

Assault Weapons Stolen From Cop Car

September 8, 2009
Clayton County police in Georgia are very concerned about two guns that are now on the streets. The guns are theirs. They were stolen when thieves broke into a Clayton County SWAT officer's patrol car.

Georgia Man Shoots Two Deputies, Kills Himself

August 4, 2009
Newton County, Ga., officials say two sheriff’s deputies have been hospitalized with wounds after a standoff with a man later found shot to death.

Georgia Sheriff Adds 30 Hybrid Propane Patrol Vehicles

July 23, 2009
Force 911 has completed the installation of 30 hybrid propane fuel systems for Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department. The fuel conversions create a dual fuel system in each vehicle, allowing it to run on traditional gasoline or propane gas. The county was able to purchase the propane fuel systems using seized drug funds.

Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

July 13, 2009

Ford's Crown Vic Police Interceptor (2009) is a workhorse patrol car for big-city and small-town LE agencies. The automaker has committed to producing it through 2011. Known as the CVPI, it has been a staple in the fleets of the Los Angeles Police Department and New York State Police, as well as the South Dakota Highway Patrol and Sandy Springs (Ga.) Police Department.

Police: Georgia Teen Hid Gun in School Ceiling, Planned "Harm"

March 5, 2009

Police arrested Forrest Busby, 17, at Woodstock High School and found a revolver he is said to have brought to school and hid in the bathroom ceiling, authorities said.

Georgia Sheriff’s Office Cracks Down on Gangs, Wins IACP Award

December 12, 2008
Using an operational tattoo shop as a business front, the Richmond County, Ga., Sheriff’s Office Gang Task Force conducted undercover investigations to reduce gun sales by local street gangs.

The Murder of Sara Tokars

April 1, 2007

The homeowner and a friend went to where the boys pointed to a van across the field and made a horrifying discovery. When they opened the door, the body of a young woman, her head almost completely blown apart, fell out.

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