Thu., December 27, 2012 3:07pm
Eight Georgia police, sheriff’s and corrections officers died on duty in 2012, down from 10 last year and mirroring a 23 percent drop nationwide. But only Texas saw more officer fatalities this year.
Tue., October 9, 2012 3:07pm
Georgia sheriffs are working to reduce the number of traffic crashes involving officers responding to emergency calls. So their state association bought two high-tech simulators and state training officials are developing a new program to reinforce driving skills and safety.
Sun., September 18, 2011 9:13pm
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles Monday will hear from supporters and opponents of Troy Davis' execution. The state is set to put the condemned prisoner to death on Wednesday for the 1989 fatal shooting of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. A UGA Law School professor says, there's too much doubt in Davis' case to carry out an irreversible sentence.
Fri., April 15, 2011 8:50am
The 2011 General Assembly wrapped up on midnight Thursday with numerous bills receiving final passage on the final day of the legislative session.