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Video: Georgia Deputy Receives Medal of Valor for Rescuing Kidnap Victim

Burke County Deputy Eric Madison has received the Medal of Valor, the highest honor offered to law enforcement, for acting to rescue a woman who had been kidnapped at gunpoint and tortured by her ex-husband.

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Hollywood Actor Thanks Officer Who Arrested Him for "Changing My Life"

Shia LaBeouf took to the podium at to accept the Breakthrough Screenwriting Award at the Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday night and used the occasion to thank an officer with the Savannah (GA) Police Department who arrested him for helping him get his life back on track.

Video: Georgia Officer Shoots Man Lunging at Him with Machete

About 40 seconds into the interaction, the man spins around and appears to lunge at the officer with a large blade.

Video: GA Officers Rescue Man from Tracks Just Before Train Hits Car

Unable to rouse him, officers pulled a driver from his vehicle moments before a train hit the car, which was parked on the railroad tracks. Cobb County (GA) Police Department officers posted video of the rescue on the department's Facebook page.

One Year After Being Shot in Head, Georgia Officer Runs in 5K Race

One year after being shot in the head, Officer Matt Cooper of the Covington (GA) Police Department led a one-mile leg of the department's annual charity 5K run on Saturday.

Former GA Officer Charged with 19 Counts of Impersonating an Officer

A former officer with the Wadley (GA) Police Department has been charged with 19 counts of impersonating an officer.

Georgia Officer Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Off-Duty Crash

An officer with the Georgia Southern University Police Department has succumbed to injuries he sustained in an off-duty vehicle collision last week.

Off-Duty Georgia Officer Dies in Traffic Collision After Shift

The Wadley Police Department said on Facebook, "It's with much grief and sadness that we the Wadley PD and City of Wadley inform you of the passing of Patrolman Daniel Thomas. Thomas was such a devoted, patriotic, brave, officer who loved helping people."

Atlanta Police Arrest 2 Suspected of Firebombing an Officer's Home

The Atlanta Police Department has arrested two brothers in the arson attack on an Atlanta police officer's home in June.

3 Major Agencies to Deploy Axon's Officer Safety Plan 7+

Axon announced that the Atlanta and Baltimore City Police Departments, both Major Cities Chiefs Association members, will deploy Axon's new TASER 7 weapons and Axon Body 3 cameras as part of Axon's new Officer Safety Plan 7+ (OSP 7+). Orange County (FL) Sheriff's Office will also deploy TASER 7 weapons on OSP 7+.