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Video: Officer Struck by Train During Foot Pursuit Miraculously Survives

An officer with the Polk County (GA) Police Department pursuing a suspect on foot down a railroad track was struck from behind by a train, but miraculously survived the incident.

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Atlanta Police Implements "No Pursuit" Policy, Effective Immediately

Officers with the Atlanta (GA) Police Department will not be allowed to engage in a vehicle pursuit after Chief Erika Shields sent a letter to her personnel stating that the agency is implementing a "no pursuit" policy effective immediately.

Georgia Officer, 2 Others Hospitalized After Exposure to Paint Fumes

An officer with the Athens (GA) Police Department and two construction workers were hospitalized Monday morning after the three individuals suffered exposure to paint fumes inside a large water tank.

Georgia Officers' "Donut Disaster" Social Media Post Goes Viral

Officers with the Brookhaven (GA) Police Department were called when a citizen reported that a Krispy Kreme donut delivery truck had mistakenly ejected a number of glazed donuts on the side of the road.

CentralSquare Expands Interconnected Public Safety Network in Georgia

CentralSquare announced that it has accelerated the development of an interconnected 911 dispatch system in Georgia, with more than 30 agencies in the Atlanta area already eligible to leverage access to CentralSquare CAD-to-CAD.

Georgia Narcotics Investigator Killed in Convenience Store

Hester attempted to leave the store as Investigator Cecil Ridley was coming in. Hester then approached and fatally shot Ridley, authorities say.

Georgia Officers Pay Lunch Debts for School Children

Nearly half of the student body of Cobb County Schools relies on free or reduced lunches, and some families have racked up some debt.

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.

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.