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News Georgia police: Florissant police fire detective who appeared to hit man with police SUV, protests continue Wednesday

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Florissant police fire detective who appeared to hit man with police SUV, protests continue Wednesday
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/florissant-police-fire-detective-who-appeared-to-hit-man-with-police-suv-protests-continue-wednesday/article_c8aa6820-f9ab-58ff-8916-e915c6aeebbf.html

A Dellwood resident's doorbell camera recorded a Florissant police detective striking a man with a vehicle before arresting him. St. Louis County Police are investigating.  Tire tracks in the front ...

News Georgia police: Georgia woman faces animal cruelty charges after 27 dogs, 8 cats found in home

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Georgia woman faces animal cruelty charges after 27 dogs, 8 cats found in home
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/georgia-woman-wanted-animal-cruelty-charges-after-dogs-cats-found-home/HqoB1dfV5N2QpaFi5LAGkJ/

A Henry County woman was arrested on nearly three dozen felony charges Wednesday after authorities removed 27 dogs and eight cats from her home earlier this month, police said. They were discovered ...

News Georgia police: 2 more Atlanta police officers fired over use of force during protest

Published on: Wednesday 10 June 2020
2 more Atlanta police officers fired over use of force during protest
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/2-more-atlanta-police-officers-fired-over-use-force-during-n1229656

Two more Atlanta police officers were fired Wednesday following the use of stun guns and other force against two college students amid a protest on May 30.

News Georgia police: Georgia attorney general requests investigation into district attorneys' handling of Ahmaud Arbery case

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Georgia attorney general requests investigation into district attorneys' handling of Ahmaud Arbery case
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/georgia-attorney-general-district-attorney-investigation-ahmaud-arbery/

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday that he has requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to investigate the actions of two district attorneys involved in the Ahmaud Arbery case.

News Georgia police: Police: College Park man led officers on 120 mph chase in North Georgia

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Police: College Park man led officers on 120 mph chase in North Georgia
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/police-college-park-man-led-officers-120-mph-chase-north-georgia/vlwZWdbfUdi7rHgrfvsBCL/

A College Park man allegedly told authorities that he fled a traffic stop at more than 120 mph over the weekend because “he did not want to take a chance on going to jail.” It’s safe to say that ...

News Georgia police: Georgia 5-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Brother After Thinking Gun He Found Outside Was a Toy, Police Say

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Georgia 5-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Brother After Thinking Gun He Found Outside Was a Toy, Police Say
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/georgia-5-year-old-fatally-shoots-brother-after-thinking-gun-he-found-outside-was-toy-police-say-1503107

The 12-year-old victim was found with a gunshot wound to his chest by Griffin Police Department officers who responded to 608 Hammock Street in the city at about 7:40 p.m. on Saturday.

News Georgia police: A Georgia death row inmate who argued a racist juror voted for his sentence has died, attorneys say

Published on: Saturday 25 January 2020
A Georgia death row inmate who argued a racist juror voted for his sentence has died, attorneys say
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/26/us/georgia-death-row-inmate-dies-racist-juror/index.html

A Georgia death row inmate who had argued a racist juror voted to put him to death because he was black has died, according to the Georgia Resource Center.

News Georgia police: Police asking for public’s help to identify child found at Georgia Walmart

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Police asking for public’s help to identify child found at Georgia Walmart
News source: https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/national/police-asking-for-public-help-identify-child-found-georgia-walmart/spkokSzc896moDnodeKPpJ/

Police are asking for the public's help to identify a child dropped off at a metro Atlanta Walmart. Gainesville police said the boy was found inside a the Walmart at 440 Shallowford Road. Officers ...

News Georgia police: JUST IN: Former NW Georgia police chief, wife, son-in-law indicted

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
JUST IN: Former NW Georgia police chief, wife, son-in-law indicted
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/just-former-georgia-police-chief-wife-son-law-indicted/F57dF9PQAdQm27RXaKH8ZM/

A northwest Georgia grand jury has indicted a former police chief, his wife and the couple’s son-in-law for allegedly running a racketeering scheme that allowed them to profit from fines for city ...

News Georgia police: Georgia jury still deliberating in fatal police shooting trial

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Georgia jury still deliberating in fatal police shooting trial
News source: https://www.phillytrib.com/georgia-jury-still-deliberating-in-fatal-police-shooting-trial/article_d7269763-71ed-5190-a2a8-fe0ab760f633.html

The jury in the case of a Georgia police officer charged with murdering a naked, unarmed Black man ended its third day of deliberations on Tuesday without reaching a verdict. Jurors deliberated for ...

News Georgia police: South Georgia man accused in 1-year-old boy’s accidental shooting, police say

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
South Georgia man accused in 1-year-old boy’s accidental shooting, police say
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/just-south-georgia-man-accused-year-old-boy-accidental-shooting-police-say/P21u8q90vsNpjUecemyXtM/

A South Georgia man faces several charges after a 1-year-old boy was injured during an accidental shooting Thursday, according to multiple media reports. Dewayne McClatchy Jr., 22, of Tifton, was ...

News Georgia police: Police: Man may be connected to wallet theft, home break-in

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
Police: Man may be connected to wallet theft, home break-in
News source: https://www.cbs46.com/news/police-man-may-be-connected-to-wallet-theft-home-break/article_70637ed6-d02f-11e9-bed9-e3e0b8a9fa0e.html

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) -- Gwinnett Police need the public’s help in identifying a suspect related to a theft and subsequent burglary investigation. On August 10th, the victim was shopping at ...

News Georgia police: Man arrested after breaking into Georgia police chief’s home, GBI says

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Man arrested after breaking into Georgia police chief’s home, GBI says
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/report-gbi-investigating-home-invasion-georgia-police-chief-home/6zgxQOXWcaEvL8HLIyXatI/

An arrest has been made after a man broke into the home of Jackson police Chief James Morgan on Wednesday morning, authorities said. The GBI told AJC.com that Marquirius Deonte McClendon, 24, of Butts ...

News Georgia police: Police seek Georgia man accused of raping wife at knifepoint

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Police seek Georgia man accused of raping wife at knifepoint
News source: http://www.startribune.com/police-seek-georgia-man-accused-of-raping-wife-at-knifepoint/559441692/

DULUTH, Ga. — Authorities in Georgia are searching for a man accused of raping his estranged wife at knifepoint and then ramming her car with his own as she tried to escape. News outlets report ...

News Georgia police: Police sergeant killed in a Georgia robbery was a Charlotte native

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article230335384.html

Police line the street as Savannah Police officer Sgt. Kelvin Ansari's body arrives at Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab. By A member of the Savannah Police Department who was killed in an ...

News Georgia police: Georgia police shooting: Savannah officer killed investigating robbery; suspect dead

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/national/georgia-police-shooting-savannah-officer-killed-investigating-robbery-suspect-dead/wcr2i8q3PReayEA1eUUT0H/

Another officer was shot responding to the scene, but is expected to be OK. Police said that after the shooting, the suspect ran away before he died in a shootout with police. "Our community owes ...

News Georgia police: Georgia police officer, a Troy graduate, killed while investigating robbery

Published on: Monday 13 May 2019
News source: https://www.al.com/news/2019/05/georgia-police-officer-a-troy-graduate-killed-while-investigating-robbery.html

A Savannah, Georgia police officer who served 21 years in the U.S. Army was shot and killed Saturday during a robbery investigation. Sgt. Kelvin Ansari, 50, was investigating a call when he walked by ...

News Georgia police: Georgia police Sgt. Kelvin Ansari dies after being shot responding to robbery

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/georgia-police-sgt-kelvin-ansari-dies-shot-responding/story?id=62990850

A veteran police sergeant in Savannah, Georgia, died after he and another officer were shot during a gunfight Saturday night while investigating a robbery, officials said. The Georgia Bureau of ...