Richard Roundtree

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Name: Richard Roundtree
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff Roundtree Supports Energy Excise Tax

Augusta, GA -The Richmond County sheriff says he is in support of the energy excise tax. Sheriff Richard Roundtree says the revenue would allow him to pay his deputies more money so they don't leave for better paying jobs.Roundtree says he needs about ... [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta remembers 9/11

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -A touching tribute to a horrible day in American history."Thank you all for being here today to mark a tragic but heroic day in American history," said Mayor Deke Copenhaver.Augustans came out in droves to honor our local first responders ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff's Office To Have State Certification By End Of 2014

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office wants to be one of the premier agencies in the state of Georgia. That's why it's working toward state certification and national accreditation.Sheriff Richard Roundtree says in order to do so, his office needs to meet ... [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta marks Sept. 11 anniversary

Kathy Batten remembers thinking the first plane to strike the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 was an accident. Then, the second plane crashed into another tower, and she, like most of the nation, knew something was wrong.“The second one hit, and ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

History for September 7

History for September 7 - On-This-Day.com Elizabeth I (England) 1533, Michael DeBakey 1908 , Al Caiola 1920  Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley) 1936 - Singer, Richard Roundtree 1942, Gloria Gaynor 1949  Susan Blakely 1950, Julie Kavner ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta Public Safety Officials Want New Radio System

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree has spent his time in office talking about upgrading the county's public safety technology. At the top of his list: a new public safety radio system.The current radio system is from 1996 and currently, the county ... [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Should all law enforcement agencies wear body camera's?

Augusta, Ga (WRDW)----A petition started in Hephzibah is getting national attention. It calls for all law enforcement officers to wear body cameras.It began after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri ... [Published WRDW - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Gun rights group sues Richmond County Sheriff

The gun rights advocacy group GeorgiaCarry.org has filed a second lawsuit in Richmond County Superior Court.The newest lawsuit was filed Tuesday on behalf of Kevin Fox and names Sheriff Richard Roundtree as a defendant.The suit seeks an injunction to ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Public safety officials push for new radio system

Last month, Richmond County sheriff Lt. Lewis Blanchard brought the issue to the attention of the Augusta Commission, urging commissioners to redirect the more than $600,000 it spends renting airspace from the South Carolina-based Palmetto 800 system ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta Commission Gives Go Ahead To Consider Implementing Excise Tax

Augusta Seal graphic Augusta, GA -More taxes could be on the way in Augusta.Augusta Commissioners voted Monday to begin the process of implementing a two percent excise tax on manufacturers.A state law allows industry to avoid paying sales taxes on energy ... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Don't shoot! RCSO Creates Recruitment Video to Net More Deputies

Blythe, GA -It's not Hollywood, it's Augusta.   But the Richmond County Sheriff's Office spent this week with a few actors throughout the Garden City. Sheriff Richard Roundtree has teamed up with a production company to help bring more people into the ... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Burgers and "Shakes" brings deputies and citizens together

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -Augusta Native Kim Lind said she didn't knowthe Richmond County Sheriff's Office had so much equipment until she attended Burgersand "Shakes" Thursday."I was surprised, "Lind said. "There's a lotof Bomb Squad and Task Force equipm ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 22 2014]

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"you know, when a deputy first comes out, it may just be him or maybe he is newly married, not a big family. but as he grows within the job and grows in life, your family grows and your expenses grow" Roundtree said
"The Boston Bombings last year, you have domestic terrorism," said Sheriff Roundtree. "you've got threats coming from all over. there are people out there that want to do harm, they want to divide a country, divide a people. and that's how they think they can weaken the nation."
"our goal is not to just meet the minimum qualifications, we want to exceed them" Roundtree said

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Sheriff Roundtree Supports Energy Excise Tax [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 12 2014]
Augusta remembers 9/11 [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Sep 12 2014]
Sheriff's Office To Have State Certification By... [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 12 2014]
Augusta marks Sept. 11 anniversary [Published McDuffieMirror - Sep 11 2014]
History for September 7 [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 07 2014]
Augusta Public Safety Officials Want New Radio ... [Published WJBF-TV - Sep 05 2014]
Should all law enforcement agencies wear body c... [Published WRDW - Sep 03 2014]
Gun rights group sues Richmond County Sheriff [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 03 2014]
Public safety officials push for new radio system [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 02 2014]
In midst of Ferguson shooting, Aiken officers t... [Published Aiken Today - Aug 31 2014]
Screengrab: Downey The Ironic Man [Published The Birmingham Press - Aug 27 2014]
Augusta Commission Gives Go Ahead To Consider I... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 26 2014]
Don't shoot! RCSO Creates Recruitment Video to ... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 22 2014]
Burgers and "Shakes" brings deputies and citize... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 22 2014]
Hundreds attend Burgers and Shakes event [Published McDuffieMirror - Aug 22 2014]
Sheriff's Office Meets With Public For Burgers ... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 21 2014]
Sheriff's Million Dollar Request To Fight Crime... [Published WJBF-TV - Aug 20 2014]
No to property tax jump heddy tdyy [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 20 2014]
Roundtree asking for more than a $1 million ext... [Published WRDW - Aug 19 2014]
Sheriff's office hosts burgers, shakes event Th... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 18 2014]
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