GPD officer receives corrective action for blaring “The Purge” horn while on patrol

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates has identified this officer as Patrolman Josh Holley, of the Uniform Patrol Division. Yates DID NOT attempt to withhold the officer’s name. The GRIP initially failed to ask for that information. I will now climb out of bed and begin to re-caffeinate my blood stream. In all […]

Deeper PD cuts were suggested by other municipalities’ chiefs

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: With the recent restructuring of the Griffin Police Department, manpower needs have come to the forefront of discussions among residents, but local officials have been considering the issue for a number of years. Determination of manpower needs Prior to the restructuring, City Manager Kenny Smith provided commissioners with data comparing Griffin’s […]