Roy Minter's nomination has taken unusually long, as President Biden first nominated him last May.
Despite high marks from the mayor and city manager, Roy Minter has come under heavy criticism from members of his own police department.
The surveillance technology received strong support from City Council members. But critics say that there's a lack of evidence to support ShotSpotter's claims of effectiveness.
The number of civilians killed in officer-involved shootings in 2022 has already risen to last year's total.
Two officers were fired for their role in the death of a 60-year-old Black man in police custody, and another three were fired for later sharing a meme about it.
Lawyers for the family of a man who died by hanging in police custody say the meme shared by an officer depicts a hanging.
William Harvey died in a Savannah Police interview room. His family wants more details.
One former officer faces charges of false imprisonment and simple battery. The grand jury declined to indict the other former officer involved.
Two Savannah Police officers were fired following an investigation into excessive force used during an April arrest — what the city's police chief called "totally unacceptable and egregious behavior on their part."
Savannah has named Roy Minter as the city's next police chief, City Manager Rob Hernandez said Thursday. Minter is currently the police chief in Peoria,...
UPDATED May 31: Savannah police have announced the funeral arrangements for Officer Anthony Christie, who was killed last week. Visitations are...