Police

Sisters in Law: Police Policing the Police

On Sisters in Law, one of our callers was a former police detective and he gives us his account of when he arrested a fellow police officer. He also talks about police training and tactics. […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2015

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Crowd Arrives For Walter Scott’s Funeral In SC

A crowd has gathered in Summerville, South Carolina for the funeral of Walter Scott — the black driver who was fatally shot by a North Charleston police officer after fleeing a traffic stop.

04/11/2015

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Know Your Rights-Save Your Life Townhall Meeting

On the heels of the death of Nicholas Thomas in Smyrna, Georgia, WAOK, V-103, the Brothers of Let Us Make Man and the Davis Bozeman Law firm will hold a town hall meeting Monday to […]

WAOK-AM–04/05/2015

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Police Searching For 10-Foot, 300-Pound Metal Rooster Stolen From Perch

Police are searching for whoever made off with Rocket the Rusty Rooster, a 10-foot-tall, 300-pound metal sculpture stolen from its perch outside an Athens business.

03/31/2015

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Witness to Fatal Police Accident Tells All

Bernard Moore, 62, was struck and killed by an unmarked Atlanta Police Department patrol unit last week, while attempted to cross Metropolitan Parkway. While reports are stating the the police officer attempted to avoid hitting […]

WAOK-AM–03/17/2015

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2 Fatally Shot Near Popular Atlanta Bar

Atlanta police are probing a fatal double shooting in the city’s Little Five Points neighborhood.

03/14/2015

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Ga. Police Serving Warrant Break Down Door To Wrong House

Dalton police rammed down the front door of the wrong house while they were serving a warrant and officials say the department is reviewing the incident.

03/12/2015

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Calls For Police Accountability In Death Of Naked Man

Residents in the Atlanta area are adding their voices to a nationwide chorus of calls for increased police accountability after an unarmed, naked man was fatally shot by an officer responding to a complaint of a suspicious person at an apartment complex.

03/12/2015

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Police Identify Naked Man Shot By Officer In Atlanta Suburb

Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by a police officer outside a metro Atlanta apartment complex as 27-year-old Anthony Hill.

03/10/2015

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No Charges For Officer Who Shot Handcuffed Man

An officer who fatally shot a handcuffed suspect won’t face criminal charges after a grand jury found the detained man was armed with a gun that police missed during his pat-down.

02/25/2015

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