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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.
ATLANTA—GBI Inspector Cynthia Adkins has returned after an intensive two weeks of public safety leadership training with Israel’s top police executives.
(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.
UPDATE: The subject involved in this officer involved shooting has been identified as Olivio Sandoval Diaz, age 47.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.