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Sheriff Workers Plead Guilty To Bribery, Drug Charges

Federal prosecutors say two former Hall County sheriff’s office workers have pleaded guilty to bribery and drug charges.

05/13/2015

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South Carolina Sheriff Gets 2 1/2 Years For Creating False Reports

Yet another promising law enforcement career ended in South Carolina on Wednesday as the eighth of nine sheriffs charged or investigated for crimes in recent years was sentenced to prison.

03/25/2015

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Georgia Executes Man For Killing A Deputy In Traffic Stop

A man who fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing, which was captured on the patrol car’s video camera.

01/13/2015

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Sheriff Captain Accused Of Having Inappropriate Relationship With Teenage Boy

Authorities say a veteran sheriff’s captain is accused of using a computer to have an inappropriate relationship a 14-year-old boy.

08/28/2014

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Run Off Election Is Tuesday

Runoff election day is Tuesday, July 22. Voters are being asked to go to the polls to decide several races that were too close to call following the states early primary. There is the U.S. […]

WAOK-AM–07/21/2014

A Georgia elementary school handcuffed a 6-year-old special needs student “for his personal safety” after school officials say his “disruptive” actions caused them to restrain the first-grader.  (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

11-Year-Old Girl’s Pregnancy Leads To Teen Being Charged With Statutory Rape

Sheriff’s officials in south Georiga say an investigation into an 11-year-old girl’s pregnancy has led to criminal charges for a teenage boy.

05/30/2014

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Sheriff Deputy Pleaded Guilty In A Scam To Target Hispanic Drivers

Federal prosecutors say a former south Georgia sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty in a scam that targeted Hispanic drivers with illegitimate traffic fines.

05/07/2014

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Man Charged In Death Of Girlfriends 3-Year-Old Son

Forsyth County sheriff’s officials say a man has been charged with child cruelty and reckless conduct in the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son.

02/26/2014

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Escaped Inmate Recaptured At GA Train Station

Fulton County Sheriff’s officials say they’ve recaptured an inmate who escaped a transport bus in northwest Atlanta.

02/05/2014

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Sheriff’s Officer Held On Molestation Charge

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An officer with the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office is jailed in Savannah after being charged with child molestation. Authorities say sheriff’s Lt. Rick Hall was arrested Friday night following a search […]

12/21/2013

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