GPD officer struck by vehicle transported to ER

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Griffin Police officer was transported to the emergency room of Spalding Regional Hospital Thursday morning after being struck by a passing vehicle as he worked a prior wreck. Officer Jeff Gauldin was working a wreck at Highway 16 near the bridge construction when he was struck. Authorities say Gauldin sustained […]

GPD officer suspended with pay following Saturday DUI arrest

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Officer Sheldon Mayfield, of the Griffin Police Department, has been placed on leave following his Saturday night arrest on a drunken driving charge. According to Lt. Mike Richardson, who serves as the GPD’s public information officer, Mayfield will not return to active duty pending the conclusion of an open investigation. “He […]

Slain GPD officer’s arrangements to be announced

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Funeral arrangements for Griffin Police Department Officer Kevin Jordan, who was killed in the line of duty early Saturday morning, will be handled by Haisten McCullough Funeral Home located at 1155 Everee Inn Road. Specific information is expected to be announced Monday and will be posted as soon as it is […]