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Georgia Officer Wounded in Gunfight Recovering After 3 Surgeries

According to Fox News, Officer Jerome Turner Jr.—who was shot as many as six times in the gun battle—has undergone three surgeries and will have another procedure in the coming days.

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Video: Georgia Officer Dragged by Suspected DUI Driver

An officer with the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety was dragged by a suspected DUI driver earlier this month. The department released dash-cam video on Wednesday.

Georgia Deputy Collapses and Dies in Training

Deputy Sheriff II Spencer Englett, 29, suffered a "traumatic medical event" during training and collapsed, the sheriff's office said on Facebook.

Video: GA Police Release Body Camera Footage of Gunfight that Led to Barricaded Standoff

The Henry County (GA) Police Department on Friday released body camera video of the confrontation between a gunman and three of its officers in which two officers were wounded and the gunman subsequently barricaded himself in the residence.

Two Georgia Officers Shot, Gunman Barricaded in Home

Two officers with the Henry County (GA) Police Department were seriously wounded when gunfire broke out in the Atlanta suburb of Stockbridge on Thursday. The officers were transported to a local hospital where they were listed in serious condition.

Georgia Officer Shot, Suspected Gunman Dead

An officer with the Union City (GA) Police Department was shot multiple times in a gun battle with an armed suspect and was in recovery after undergoing surgery Monday night.

Video: 2 Georgia Officers Honored for Rescuing Man from Burning Vehicle

Officers Kelly Horne and William Palmer were honored for their heroics in a ceremony held late last week, winning the department's Lifesaving Medal Award.

Atlanta Officer Awarded Columbia Southern University Scholarship

Murphy, who has been with the department for eight years, plans to use the scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in criminal justice administration.

Retired NBA Star Shaquille O'Neal to Help Honor Fallen Georgia Officer

When officers from throughout the southeast gather in March for a memorial ride to honor Officer Michael Smith of the Henry County (GA) Police Department—who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018—they will be joined by one of the biggest names in sports.

University Awards Georgia Communications Officer Scholarship

Columbia Southern University recently awarded Georgia resident Joanne Southerland the "Hero Behind the Hero Scholarship."