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UPDATE: GBI identifies officer killed in Polk County

CEDARTOWN, GA (AP) – Authorities say they have captured a man they say shot two Georgia police officers, killing one of them.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan said Friday that Seth Brandon Spangler surrendered to officers following a manhunt in Polk County, about 60 miles  (95 kms) northwest of Atlanta. 111 more words


4 teens charged for "standing, spitting, walking" on grave of fallen officer

AMERICUS, Ga. (WSAV) – Four teenagers have been charged with trespassing and vandalizing the grave of a fallen police officer.

Surveillance camera photos show a group of teens standing, spitting, and walking on officer Nick Smarr’s grave in Americus, Georgia. 111 more words


Video: Florida man arrested after impersonating police officer

PASCO CO., Fla. (WFLA) — Sheriff’s investigators in Pasco County, Florida have arrested a man after a video showed him pretending to be a police officer and yelling at a motorist. 132 more words


Officer overdoses from powder on shirt after drug arrest

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) – Police say an Ohio officer suffered an accidental overdose after a drug arrest when he touched powder on his shirt without realizing it was the powerful opioid fentanyl. 99 more words