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Douglasville, GA
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Joe Duvall named Chief of Police in Dallas

Duvall will take over his post as Chief of Police in Dallas February 1st.  

Police union files suit over release of body camera footage

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which represents about 24,000 uniformed officers, said the public release of footage, which began last summer on a limited basis, also violates the privacy of everyday citizens caught on camera.

Authorities say deputy shot man who pointed weapon at him

No deputies were injured and the GBI is investigating.

Escaped Georgia jail inmate recaptured in South Carolina

An inmate who broke through a brick wall to escape a central Georgia jail has been taken back into custody in South Carolina.

Georgia State Patrol Graduates its 101st Trooper School

Congratulations to our newest Troopers! Take a look where around the state they are headed!

3 ex-deputies indicted in stun gun death in Georgia

More on the case out of Sandersville.

2 Georgia Brothers Charged with Murder in Motor Vehicle Death

The incident dates back to July of this year.

DPS Receives H.E.A.T. Grant to Continue DUI Task Force and ALS...

The primary goals of the H.E.A.T program are to combat crashes, injuries and fatalities caused by impaired driving and speeding; to increase seatbelt use; and to educate the motoring public on traffic safety and the dangers of driving under the influence.

Lifesaver or distraction? Police split on anti-overdose drug

The divide over naloxone, the popular overdose antidote, between nearby sheriffs in two hard-hit counties in one of the hardest-hit states for drug deaths shows just how elusive solutions are on the front lines of the U.S. opioid crisis.

State trooper finds explosives during traffic stop

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Georgia State Patrol trooper found homemade explosive devices during a traffic stop.
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