Crime Retired Georgia assistant police chief shot, killed by nephew in Mississippi, police say

23:55  24 november  2019
23:55  24 november  2019 Source:   wsbradio.com

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It is the mission of the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police to be a leader in promoting professionalism among all law enforcement officers of the State of Mississippi by encouraging quality education through proactive training and educational programs.

Authorities said the police chief fired his department-issued firearm, a 9-millimetre Glock handgun. “He is fully cooperating at this point, and he has been interviewed,” said Lang The victim had not spoken to police by early Thursday afternoon. It appeared there were no other witnesses to the shooting .

Channel 2 Action News has learned that a retired Georgia police chief was shot and killed.

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Almond Turner retired from the Covington Police Department in 2016. He was the assistant chief.

Officials in Meridian, Mississippi say Turner's nephew, Christopher Denson, shot him during a family gathering Saturday night. It happened at the 1st and 10 Gaming Lounge.

Denson was taken into custody at his apartment Sunday afternoon, Covington police said.

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Two police officers in a city near Columbus, Ohio, were shot and killed Saturday while responding His condition was unknown, she said . Officials said officers had previously responded to calls about Ms. Garrabrant and her husband, Karl Garrabrant, a retired fire chief for nearby Minerva Park, did

Plata said police told him they were stabbed. Plata said both nuns’ religious communities have asked that people pray for the killer or killers. Merrill’s sister Rosemarie, speaking by telephone from her Stoneham, Massachusetts, home, said her sister had been in Mississippi helping the poor since 1981.

We're working to learn more details about the shooting and arrest, for Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m.


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Turner was born in Covington and retired from the Covington Police Department after 45 years of service.

At the time, he was the city's longest tenured employee. Turner had also served on the Newton County School Board since 1996.

"We are stunned, devastated, and heartbroken," said Samantha Fuhrey, superintendent of the Newton County School System. "Mr. Turner was a life-long supporter of our community and its school system. He always wanted and fought for what was best for our students and employees and we looked forward to him continuing to serve on our school board into the foreseeable future. But more importantly, on a personal note, Mr. Turner was my friend and mentor—someone who helped guide me as I began the journey as superintendent of this school system. I will never forget his advice, his kind words of encouragement, and most of all his friendship. There will never be another Almond Turner. He was truly one of a kind."

Turner leaves behind a wife, three children and several grandchildren.

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