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Second Albany 'Scared Straight' segment to air on A&E

A Dougherty County Sheriffs Office intervention program to air on A&E

The second 'Beyond Scared Straight' segment of the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office airs tonight.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - April 14, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 3-9, 2014.

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Radium Springs Middle teacher arrested on sexual exploitation of children charge

Dougherty County Sherriffs Office officials say child porn was found on a computer in Brian Owen Brannens Albany apartment

Dougherty County sheriff’s deputies arrested Brian Owen Brannen Friday after Albany drug agents forwarded a tip that child pornography had been observed on a computer inside Brannen’s apartment.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - March 27 - April 2, 2014

The following are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 27 - April 2, 2014.

Department of Juvenile Justice plans career fair in Albany

State seeking veterans to fill fulltime jobs

The job fair is free and open to the public. Department of Juvenile Justice recruiters will be seeking candidates for jobs including administration, transportation, communications, probation, IT, engineering, counseling, maintenance and correctional officers.

Albany-Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports - April 5, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 23 incidents on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports show.

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Positions still available for Albany Citizens Police Academy

Albany Citizens Police Academy to educate community

The Albany Police Department says space is still available for the Albany Citizens Police Academy

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Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

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Dougherty County Jail Report - March 24, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 13-19, 2014.

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Man threatening to jump from Oglethorpe Bridge talked down by negotiators (Video)

It was the second threatened jumping incident on the Oglethorpe Bouldevard bridge in six weeks

Albany and Dougherty County public safety officials rescue a man who was threatening to jump from the Flint River bridge on Oglethorpe Boulevard.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - March 17, 2014

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 6-12, 2014.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - March 14, 2014

Charlie James Boone, 23, is wanted on three charges, including felong theft by receiving stolen property

A tip to the Crime Stoppers phone line that leads to the arrest of Charlie James Boone could result in a cash reward for the caller.

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KEVIN SPROUL: Springtime offers opportunity to support CPIU

SHERIFF’S COLUMN: Springtime is in the air!

Spring or springtime is the season for renewal, rejuvenation, and resurrection. It is also the time of year for many people to get out and begin enjoying several months of outdoor recreation.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - March 3, 2014

Bookings for the week at the Dougherty County Jail

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Feb. 20-26, 2014.

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Dougherty County police, fire studies show limited viable options

Costs, services among concerns listed in study of Dougherty County public safety options

Recent studies show that Dougherty County is taking the most efficient approach to fire and law enforcement services.

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