Press Releases

Officer Involved Shooting at Sardis Police Department

June 11, 2013

Sardis, GA. – On June 10, 2013, at approximately 3:00 AM, the GBI was requested to assist the Sardis Police Department with an officer involved shooting that occurred at the Sardis Police Department in Sardis, Burke County, Georgia.

Keith Ratliff Homicide Investigation

January 11, 2013

An investigation continues into the murder of Keith Ratliff.  Ratliff, a resident of Carnesville, Georgia, was found shot to death at his business on Hayes Road on January 3, 2013.  Ratliff lived at his place of business and his body was discovered in