GBI Requested to Investigate a Police Use of Force in Tattnall County

July 8, 2015

Reidsville, GA – On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by Reidsville Police Department to investigate a use of force by two of their off duty police officers.  Reidsville Police Officers James Waters and Alex Williams have been accused of inappropriate use of force on several individuals.  The allegations include forceful entry into a Brumby Street residence and aggravated assault. 


The investigation is in the preliminary stages and is ongoing. 


Please contact GBI Statesboro, (912) 871-1121, to give information.



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Contact Information: 
SAC Cathy Sapp/ASAC Cyrus Purdiman 912/871-1121