Word spread last week that the highly respected Law Enforcement Academy at Ogeechee Technical College will soon be closing and Monday the college offered a formal statement on the matter.
The problems facing local law enforcement across the state are being felt everywhere. Georgia Sheriff Howard Sills of Putnam County wrote a letter that...
The New Year's holiday was just as deadly as the Christmas holiday on Georgia roads.
They're banking on him following through: In September, he promised to rescind the executive order in a written response to a Fraternal Order of Police questionnaire that helped him win an endorsement from the organization of rank-and-file officers.
The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation into one of the country's largest police forces, also found that officers make large numbers of stops — mostly in poor, black neighborhoods — with dubious justification and unlawfully arrest citizens for speech deemed disrespectful.
Outside their jurisdiction, police officers can no longer issue traffic citations.