Monday morning Waffle House armed robbery suspect quickly apprehended

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating an alleged armed robbery that was reported March 27 at the Waffle House located at 1408 Highway 16. According to GPD Officer Amanda Frix, she responded in emergency mode to that location at approximately 3:16 a.m. “When I arrived, I spoke with Michele Chambers who stated […]

GPD investigating Waffle House armed robbery reported Friday

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Friday, Jan. 20, responded to the Waffle House located at 1408 Highway 16, following the report of an armed robbery. According to the incident report filed by GPD Uniform Patrol Division Officer Jairreis Williams, Waffle House employee Candace Harrison alleged the robbery was committed by a black […]

Griffin PD to obtain officer body cameras

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The city of Griffin tonight received a $10,000 donation from the Waffle House Corporation that will be utilized to fund a portion of the costs associated with equipping GPD officers with body cameras. The total purchase price will be $37,000, and the city Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the […]

GBI: Michael Bowman walked behind GPD Officer Kevin Jordan and shot him repeatedly in the back

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Michael Bowman, the Griffin man accused of murdering Officer Kevin Jordan of the Griffin Police Department, has been bound over to stand trial in Spalding County Superior Court. Georgia Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Leigh Brooks, the lead investigator in Jordan’s murder, was on Tuesday afternoon the sole witness during a […]