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Persley prepares for new role as Albany chief of police

New Albany chief to build on existing foundation

Michael Persley, incoming Chief of Albany Police, says he’ll work in partnership with citizens.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - May 20 - 21, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 20 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

More lawsuits filed in student nurses' deaths

A student nurse from Lee County was one of the students who died

Three additional lawsuits are filed in connection with deaths of Georgia Southern University nursing students.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - May 19-20, 2015

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 20 calls on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Persley to be named APD chief

Department captain to replace retiring John Proctor

Capt. Michael Persley will be named the new chief of the Albany Police Department.

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Top Albany drug cop Berry announces retirement

Maj. Bill Berry says he's 'hanging up' his 'six-shooter'

Major Bill Berry, commander of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit, will be retiring in June.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - May 18-19, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 10 calls on Monday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.

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Albany Unchained Weekend attracts 500 bicyclists | PHOTO GALLERY

Albany bike event means positive economic impact, tourism officials say

The 11th annual Albany Unchained Bike Race Weekend brings excitement and economic impact to the city.

Four men, two from Albany, sentenced on federal dogfighting charges

Three of the four sentenced in the dogfighting ring will serve terms in prison

Three men, including two from Albany, will spend time in prison on federal dogfighting charges. A fourth man from Worth County will serve probation.

Lawsuit filed in deaths of three Georgia Southern student nurses

Parents of three deceased Georgia Southwestern University nursing students file a wrongful death suit.

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