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GA Officer Dies After Medical Event on Patrol

Master Patrol Office Clarence "CJ" Williams had been called to help with a traffic stop and foot chase when he suffered a "medical episode" at the scene and died.

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10 Tips for a New Police Chief

Whether you are a new chief, having recently been promoted or selected for the position, or you are an experienced chief who has moved to a new agency, there are several steps you can take to set yourself, and your agency, up for success.

Anti-Police Vandals Damage Atlanta SWAT Facility

The office is part of the DeKalb County site where the Atlanta Police Department is planning to construct an expanded public safety training complex. Opponents have dubbed it "Cop City."

Atlanta to Pay $1 Million to Family of Rayshard Brooks

Pete Skandalakis, executive director of the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia, was appointed as a special prosecutor in Brooks' case. Skandalakis determined in August that the use of deadly force was "objectively reasonable," saying that he doesn't think race played a role in the shooting.

2 GA Officers Hurt Escaping Gunfire in Home Before SWAT Standoff

"While they were inside the residence, shots were fired at the officers. They retreated," says Jackson Police Chief James Morgan.

Forensic Resources: Second-Oldest Statewide Crime Lab in the Country Provides Scientific Expertise

“A lot of things have gone towards automation, the technology has allowed us really to move the field further,” says Cleveland Miles, director of the GBI’s Division of Forensic Sciences. “It allows us to do things efficiently and reliably. And so that's really what is happening for the field across the board, but especially in DNA.”

Crime Scene Assistance Just a Phone Call Away in Georgia

Many times, GBI Special Agent Carl D. Murray starts out in old school fashion by first walking into the scene with a notepad and a camera. He admits one local investigator usually greets him at the scene by saying, “Go in there and work your magic.” But the veteran crime scene specialist knows that what he does is not magic

Atlanta PD Rolls Out Take-Home Program, New Car Design

Officers voiced a desire for a take-home vehicle program, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens explained. It doesn't just have benefits to the officers, either. Dickens said seeing vehicles parked around the community brings people a sense of safety and security.

GA Deputy Shot Responding to Disturbance Call

Deputies responded to the disturbance at 1:41 a.m. and the sheriff’s office reports a man began shooting, striking one officer.

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Video Captures GA Cop Providing CPR for 10 Minutes to Save Runner

"He had a clogged artery, just passed out, heart stopped," says Officer Carson Yates. "My first thought was just to try to get some sort of breath into him, just try to stabilize him until EMS comes.”

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