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Georgia Tied for 2nd in Highest Number of Fallen Officers in 2019

While Illinois has, so far, claimed the first place spot for the most lives claimed in the line of duty in 2019, Georgia is tied for second with Tennessee and Texas.

U.S. Dept of Labor to Award $5 Million to “Economically Empower Vulnerable Women &...

The project will work to improve economic participation in quality jobs by women and adolescent girls vulnerable to child labor, forced labor, and/or other violations of labor rights.

GDOT Touts 12 Years of 511 Service to Georgia Citizens, Travelers

The 511 telephone service officially launched in 2007 as Georgia’s traveler information phone number, replacing *DOT.

Department of Justice Opposes Unfair Attorney Fee Arrangement in Class Action Settlement Involving Dial...

“A class action settlement that affords little meaningful consumer benefit while rewarding attorneys with sizable fees is inappropriate,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt for the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “Congress intended to prevent these types of unbalanced settlements with the Class Action Fairness Act.”

Alleged Synagogue Shooter Charged with Federal Hate Crimes

The man has been charged with federal hate crimes, including the murder of one person and the attempted murder of 53 others, for his actions during the April 27 shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue.

FBI Launches Campaign on Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers

Through various media avenues and publicity tools the Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers media campaign will bring increased attention to identified fugitives and unknown assailants in an attempt to locate, arrest, and bring justice to the families and agencies of the fallen victims.

PSA: A Timely Reminder to Share The Road

In 2018, there were 143 motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes in Georgia, a six-percent increase from 137 in 2017. Those deaths account for 14 percent of the total highway fatalities that year.

Georgia Dept. of Corrections Shows Off New Uniforms for Correctional Officers

The Department of Corrections says the new uniforms are part of a commitment to staff, but also part of efforts to enhance security. 

App Stores Remove 3 Dating Apps After Complaints of Use by Kids As Young...

The apps user policies say they don't allow persons under the age of 13, but the apps did not block users confirmed to be underage from using the app, the FTC says.

ICE launches program to strengthen immigration enforcement

The program is for local law-enforcement that wish to honor immigration detainers but are prohibited due to state and local policies that limit cooperation with the agency.