GPD Chief fabricated, released record identifying Will Sanders as Matthew Boynton’s father

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP, through a series of Open Records requests (ORRs), has obtained public records establishing that Griffin Police Department Chief Michael F. Yates fabricated and released to some media outlets a document falsely identifying Will Holloway Sanders as the father of former Griffin police officer Matthew Lee Boynton. Sanders, who has […]

GPD holds judgmental use of force training

  SHEILA  A. MATHEWS ::: As part of its ongoing officer training, the Griffin Police Department recently held Judgmental Use of Force training. For the first time, in addition to its officers, the PD this year extended an invitation to members of the local media to participate in similar training exercises entitled Citizen Police Encounters […]