Wed., May 1, 2013 9:00am
A few dozen people are riding bicycles from coastal Georgia to the nation's capital to raise awareness and money for groups supporting police officers killed in the line of duty. Organizers expect more riders to join the group along the route, with about 350 cyclists peddling into Washington on the final leg May 12.
Sun., January 13, 2013 11:00am
New recruits to the Savannah Chatham County Metropolitan Police department will honor officers killed in the line of duty before being officially welcomed to the force.
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.
Wed., March 23, 2011 10:07am
Authorities in a north Georgia college town are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left one Athens police officer dead and another wounded.
Tue., December 28, 2010 3:13pm
161 federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died on duty this year, representing more than a 30 percent jump over 2009. In Georgia, there have been eight. On Monday night, 38-year-old State Patrol officer Chadwick LeCroy was killed after trying to pull a suspect over on a traffic violation in metro Atlanta.