GBI Child Fatality Review Unit Urges “Safe Sleep” Environments for Infants

Decatur, GA (July 10, 2019) – As parents, it is very tempting to want to place your infant in your bed so you can comfort them and feel “safe” while they sleep. Georgia Child Fatality Review urges parents to resist this temptation.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Inspector Returns from Police Leadership Training in Israel

ATLANTA—GBI Inspector Cynthia Adkins has returned after an intensive two weeks of public safety leadership training with Israel’s top police executives.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Inspector Returns from Police Leadership Training in Israel

ATLANTA—GBI Inspector Cynthia Adkins has returned after an intensive two weeks of public safety leadership training with Israel’s top police executives.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Hall County

(Hall County, GA) On Monday, July 8, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) to investigate an officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicolas Dixon, age 28.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Roswell - UPDATE

UPDATE: The subject involved in this officer involved shooting has been identified as Olivio Sandoval Diaz, age 47.

Arrests Made in Bryan County Murder Investigation

Ellabell, GA (July 4, 2019) – On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 2:24 PM, the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Zip N Foods #3 at 3279 Georgia Highway 204, Ellabell, GA in reference to an unresponsive male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Moultrie, GA

(Moultrie, GA) On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Moultrie Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Athens, GA

(Athens, GA) On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Athens Clarke County Police Department (ACCPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting.

GBI’s Legal Services Director Cited by Appellate Court

(Decatur, GA) - Legal Services Director Mike Carlson’s evidence law treatise, Carlson on Evidence: Comparing Georgia and Federal Rules, co-authored with his father, UGA Law Prof. Ron Carlson, was referenced authoritatively in a decision of the Georgia Court of Appeals last week.

GBI Investigates Use of Force Incident in Appling County

Baxley, GA (July 2, 2019) – On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Baxley Police Department to assist with a use of force investigation.