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On Thursday, the Savannah City Council directed City manager Rob Hernandez to negotiate a temporary policing agreement with Chatham after learning the county would not have enough officers to staff a stand-alone department by the time the merger ends on Feb. 1. Mayor Eddie DeLoach said the ...
Lt. Jim Ward has been named the interim chief of the Pooler police Department after news of police Chief Mark Revenew's departure. A post Friday on the police department's facebook page reads: "We are in great hands with Major Ward. Transitioning into interim Chief will be a smooth process and one ...

"I am not coming in as a change agent," Savannah-Chatham Interim police Chief Mark Revenew said Wednesday. "This department is running on all eight cylinders. We've seen a steady decrease in crime." On Tuesday, Revenew was named as the interim chief to fill the slot being left open by current chief ...
The grand jurors also indicted Daniels for felony murder by causing Banner's death during the commission of felonies of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer. Savannah-Chatham police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Wilder Drive and found Banner, 20, ...
Savannah, GA. (WSAV) -- With his Pooler police Department badge still attached to his left shoulder, Mark Revenew was introduced to reporters Wednesday morning as Interim Chief of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police Department. "I can't think of a better place to be. I've been all over the ...
It appears the new Chatham County police Department will be so far behind on its recruitment efforts by the time the demerger is finalized in two weeks that it will not be able to handle even basic patrols in the unincorporated areas of the county. In a letter sent to the City of Savannah late last week, County ...

Savannah-Chatham police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing teen who was last seen on the city's southside Tuesday. Raksit Patel, 16, last seen between 8-10:30 a.m. Tuesday near Best Buy on Abercorn and wearing black/white hat, red/gray jacket with black/white pants. He is 5 feet, ...
He will continue to serve as the interim police chief of Savannah police Department when the Savannah-Chatham police demerger takes effect on Feb. 1. Revenew announced his retirement from Pooler Police in October 2016. His retirement date was originally set for April. Revenew was one of the three ...
Savannah-Chatham Metro police are investigating a hit and run that left a pedestrian with serious injuries. Officers responded to the call at around 10:50 p.m. on Saturday night. Advertisement. police said Korey Jenkins, 30, was crossing Waters Avenue near 44th Street but not in a cross walk. Jenkins was ...
The Chatham County Board of Commissioners met for the first time this year on Thursday, bringing with them a key issue from last year. The county is expected to be completely separated from the Savannah-Chatham Metro police Department by Feb. 1. In just under three weeks, SCMPD will officially be no ...
Savannah-Chatham police are seeking the public's help in locating 38-year-old Christopher Brewton, who is wanted on aggravated stalking charges, said spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. Brewton is a white male, standing 6 feet, 2 inches and weighing around 195 pounds. He may be driving a white Nissan ...
Brown, Bryant and Toliver helped Hood pull the man outside the building to safety as Savannah Fire arrived on the scene. "I don't think that we did anything special," said Toliver. "I think that we did the same thing that anyone in this police department would do." Toliver was recognized last year after he and ...
Chatham County Commission Chairman Al Scott, left, presents Savannah-Chatham police Chief Joseph Lumpkin with a proclamation during the chief's final appearance before the commission Friday. Lumpkin has announced he is leaving his post with the police department for a new position in Dekalb ...
Anthony Laroche, 29, was arrested Wednesday by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office on Savannah-Chatham police warrants for aggravated assault and two counts of armed robbery, said police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. Laroche is in custody at the Chatham County jail, Johnson said.
Savannah-Chatham police are seeking the public's help in their search for 17-year-old Jaquel Lawton. Lawton is wanted on aggravated assault charges, said spokeswoman Keturah Greene. Around 11:15 p.m. Monday, two people were in the Liberty City area when Lawton drove up and fired shots at their ...
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police officers responded to a report of a crash on the 1300 block of Bradley Boulevard that caused a child serious injuries Monday night. Around 9:20 p.m., Jalissa Martin, 24, was attempting to push her vehicle from a parking spot when it lurched forward, jumped the curb ...
Savannah-Chatham police identified Chambers as the driver of a white Hyundai SUV that pulled alongside a group of people on Jefferson Street near St. Julian Street shortly after midnight July 5. At least one occupant of the SUV began firing a gun at a group of pedestrians. Two people were shot: a ...

Alma police Department's crime Suppression Unit arrested two people for possession of methamphetamine on Sunday afternoon. Officers took Gregory Hall of Baxley and Matthew Yoarolem of Maquoketa, Iowa into custody after they were pulled over for a traffic stop on E. 11th St. due to a seatbelt violation ...
Metro's Violent crimes detectives made an arrest Friday in the July 25, 2015, shooting death of Hakeem Clark in the parking lot of the Fahm Street post office. About 11:20 p.m., Clark, 26, of Hinesville, and other male victims were in the area discussing their plans for the night when two subjects walked up ...
Savannah-Chatham police investigate Skidaway Road shooting that injured two. Photo courtesy Savannah-Chatham police. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Violent crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on the 4400 block of Skidaway Road on Monday. At about ...
Savannah-Chatham police are urging people to use caution this weekend as they prepare to ring in the New Year. police offer the following tips: SHOOTING guns. Do not shoot guns in the air to celebrate New Year's . What comes up, must come back down. ALCOHOL. The city is allowing bars in the city ...
Savannah-Chatham police arrested a 19-year-old Savannah man on Friday for the 2015 shooting death of Marquail Banner. Around 5:00 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2015, officers responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Wilder Drive and found Banner, 20, suffering from life-threatening injuries, said Cpl. Hillary ...
In his first press conference since announcing his retirement as metro police chief last week, Lumpkin said he has "confidence in the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police Department and the forthcoming Savannah police Department." "We have a great group of capable, intelligent leaders -- sworn and ...
Officers responded to a shots fired call around 10:53 a.m near the intersection of West 36th and Harden streets. police found the victim in the street suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. police are say they are investigating a vehicle in the ...
Officers were called to the area just before midnight and discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound, said police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. Officers learned he and another victim rode to the area with two unidentified males. One of the men struck one victim in the head with a pistol, resulting in ...
Savannah, GA. - Hours after finding out Savannah Chatham County Metro police Chief Jack Lumpkin was calling it quits, Savannah city leaders spoke to News 3 about their reactions and where they see the city going from here. On Friday, Lumpkin's resignation was announced and his next move would ...
... police department's professional development center on Edwin Street as Assistant police Chief Robert Gavin presented awards to those who made commitments to serving their community for five years or more. "They've stood with us and worked diligently to make Savannah and Chatham County a safe ...
Under an agreement up for consideration by the county commission Friday, Chatham would provide the city with a $2.1 million back payment for its share of the costs to operate the Savannah-Chatham police department during the past two years, along with a $1.2 million prorated fee for police services ...
Assistant District Attorney Scott Robichaux, who recommended dismissing the case in a memo to Heap last week, found "a significant inconsistency" between a Savannah-Chatham police recorded interview with a key witness, off-duty EMS paramedic Tom Shadle, at the scene, which was not discovered ...
Savannah-Chatham police are investigating the Dec. 30 death of a 38-year-old Savannah man as a homicide, said spokeswoman Bianca Johnson. Officers were called to Montgomery Street and W. Park Avenue about 4 a.m. Dec. 30 and discovered Eric Lamar Jenkins dead, Johnson said. At the time, the ...
South Carolina law enforcement is cracking down on DUIs with their 'Sober or Slammer' campaign. They say they have absolutely no room for drinking and driving. We rode along with the Bluffton police Department Wednesday night while they patrolled for drunk drivers. They pulled over three cars within ...
Under an agreement up for consideration by the county commission Friday, Chatham would provide the city with a $2.1 million back payment for its share of the costs to operate the Savannah-Chatham police department during the past two years, along with a $1.2 million prorated fee for police services ...
Savannah, GA. (WSAV) -- Savannah Chatham Metro police say Willie Ginn, 72, is missing. According to reports, Ginn has not had contact with his family since Dec. 7 and he suffers from dementia. He is 5'9″ and 150 lbs. He has gray hair and brown eyes. police say he could be traveling near the 700 ...
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is working to figure out what led to an officer-involved shooting at a home on Paddleford Drive in Effingham County Tuesday night. Authorities say a woman is dead as a result of the incident. It started around 7 p.m. when deputies were called to the Paddleford community ...
Metro officers have identified a deceased male discovered the evening of Dec. 12 as 60-year-old Peter Herzog, who has been missing since Dec. 1. On Dec. 12, officers were called to a wooded area on Northgate Drive near Eastgate Drive, where they discovered the body. There were no obvious signs of ...
The Bibb County Sheriff's Office said deputies acted quickly and took Frazier Jr. into custody without incident. Frazier Jr. was taken to the Bibb County law enforcement Center and a hold was placed on him for Savannah Metro police Department, McIntosh County Sheriff's Office and Twiggs County Sheriff's ...
Old homes being used as affordable apartments were torn down in 2015 to make room for the new police precinct. The Savannah Morning News reports the precinct's construction has been delayed by contracting and budgeting issues. Mayor Eddie DeLoach and some council members rejected a scaled ...
A man is in the hospital after leading Savannah police on a high speed chase. Savannah police Chief David Vincent said and officer attempted to make a traffic stop Saturday afternoon but the vehicle sped off. While in ... police recovered narcotics and a stolen firearm from the vehicle. The Savannah police ...
Savannah, Georgia -- A police officer in Georgia is being called a hero for rushing to the scene to help a desperate mother after her baby stopped breathing. Officer William Eng works for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police Department. Last Saturday he heard a crew dispatched to a nearby ...
Savannah, GA. (SCMPD) -- Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police officers responded to a report of a single-car crash on Interstate 95, near mile marker 104, at approximately 4:30 a.m. on December 7. A car was traveling south on I-95, when the driver lost control of the vehicle. Carlos Matus, 31, was ...
Savannah, GA. (WSAV) -- Special Victims Unit detectives need the public's assistance locating Peter Herzog, 60, who has immediate medical needs. The Savannah Chatham Metro police Department reported Herzog missing on Monday, Dec. 4. He was last seen at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1 in the Skidaway ...
Additionally, Terry Shoop and Julie Tolbert were sworn in as Interim Assistant Chiefs of police and twenty plus officers (who served with Chatham County police Department at the time the City of Savannah and Chatham County contracted for service) were sworn in as returning Chatham County Police ...
Go to blufftontoday.com to view the bodycam video of officer William Eng's life-saving encounter. A Savannah-Chatham police officer saved the life of a 29-day-old baby Dec. 1. Officer William Eng responded to a call made from an apartment in the 700 block of West 57th Street about 8:30 p.m.. SoundCloud ...
"I want to say to the Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Wilcher and all of his folks, all the police officers in Chatham County, regional and state law enforcement, and most importantly, the city of Savannah, we're partners," Smith said. "To the mayor and to Chief Lumpkin, we will always be partners." County Commision ...
Savannah-Chatham police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 60-year-old man who was last seen on Dec. 1. Peter Herzog was last seen at 10 a.m. Friday in the Skidaway Road/Glynnwood Drive area. He was wearing dark blue jeans, burnt orange jacket, black shoes and carrying a brown ...
The Savannah-Chatham Metro police Department is asking for the public's help to identify two suspects in an entering auto incident at the Oglethorpe Club on Nov. 26. police responded to the scene located on the 400 block of Bull Street around 7:45 p.m. surveillance video caught the two suspects pulling ...
Savannah, GA. -- Savannah police are crediting an officer with saving the life of a choking newborn baby by racing to her apartment and then using chest compressions to restart the infant's breathing. Dramatic video from an officer's body-worn camera shows the infant's desperate mother, Tina Adkins, ...
Chief Hadley says he plans to partner with the city of Savannah, the soon-to-be Savannah police Department, and police Chief Jack Lumpkin. "I have no doubt that we can sit down like two human beings who are responsible for police services. I have every bit of confidence that we're going to have a good ...
Savannah, GA. (WSAV) -- Metro charged an 18-year-old woman for falsely reporting a rape Wednesday, but the Director of Savannah's Rape Crisis Center believes police may have rushed to make the arrest. The woman claimed she was sexually assaulted on Wilmington Island by a black male driving a ...
Savannah-Chatham police's Special Victims Unit arrested a woman today for falsely reporting a rape over the weekend. Jennifer Woodard, 18, initially told officers she was sexually assaulted in the first block of Deerwood Road on November 26 by a black male subject, driving a black Mustang. She claimed ...


 

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