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Atlanta's Chief Assembles Panel of Police Experts to Address Rising Crime

Atlanta Interim Police Chief Rodney Bryant is enlisting the advice of former police chiefs and senior veteran officers to gather ideas on how to combat rising crime in the city.

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GA Corrections Officer Shot Outside Prison, 1 Suspect Dead and 1 in Custody

Officers working the drop came across one of the suspects, 26-year-old Marquavious Parks, and one of the officers was shot.

GA Police Vehicle Stolen by Naked Woman, Officer Hit and Injured

A Forest Park, GA, police officer is recovering in the hospital after he was intentionally struck by his own patrol vehicle driven by a naked woman.

PERF to Review Atlanta Police Policies and Training

The consultants will likely face resistance from the rank-and-file, said Atlanta Police Union president Jason Segura. Officers have felt under siege since former Officer Garrett Rolfe was fired.

Georgia Officer Rescues Railroad Engineers from Derailed Train

An officer with the Liburn (GA) Police Department is being lauded as a hero for racing into the wreckage of a derailed train to rescue two engineers trapped inside the wreckeage. He was off duty at the time.

Suspected AR Cop Killer was Wanted for Murder in GA

A man arrested on suspicion of murder in the killing of Officer Kevin Collins of the Pine Bluff (AR) Police Department earlier this week has been wanted for murder by Georgia authorities since June.

Atlanta Officer Gives Her SUV to Mother of Five

An Atlanta police officer has donated her SUV to a mother of five who is reportedly a victim of domestic abuse. The mother had recently expressed she couldn’t get back and forth to work.

2 GA Deputies Killed in Interstate Crash

Deputy Anthony White and Deputy Kenny Ingram were killed when state troopers said their county-issued vehicle struck a tractor-trailer that had stopped for traffic in the left eastbound lane near Exit 190 on Interstate 20 eastbound in Columbia County, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

Atlanta Police Department Reports "Critical Shortage" of Officers

The Atlanta Police Department is reportedly suffering what it calls a "critical shortage" of patrol officers as retirements and departures have left the agency woefully understaffed.

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Georgia Judge: Voters Cannot Abolish Police Department in Referendum

A Georgia Superior Court judge has ruled that voters cannot decide whether or not to abolish the Glynn County Police Department in a referendum vote on Election Day in November.