Tag Archives: Bainbridge Public Safety

Bainbridge maintains good ISO rating for fire protection

The City of Bainbridge and Bainbridge Public Safety are pleased to report the outcome of the recent Public Protection Classification survey by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The ISO completed an analysis of the structural fire suppression delivery system provided in Bainbridge, and Bainbridge Public Safety Chief Eric Miller is pleased to report a Public Protection Classification… Read More »

Suspect in patrol car theft arrested; motive still unknown

Bainbridge Public Safety has arrested a suspect in connection with the theft of a BPS patrol car on Sunday night outside the Bainbridge Walmart. BPS arrested James Keith Lee, 39, of Bainbridge, on Monday night after he learned police were looking for him and turned himself in, according to Bainbridge Public Safety Director Eric Miller. Lee was charged… Read More »

Suspect in robbery of Bainbridge Dollar General arrested

Bainbridge Public Safety formally charged Walter Jonathan Barden, 25, of Bainbridge,  with armed robbery on Thursday. Barden is accused of using the threat of a gun to hold up the Dollar General at 1616 E. Shotwell Street on December 13, 2014, said BPS Investigator Mark Esquivel. (See Related Story: Man sought in armed robbery at Dollar General) According to… Read More »

Police: burglar spooked by homeowner; wanted man arrested; woman charged after running over men with car

A homeowner interrupted a burglary in progress on Tuesday afternoon in a neighborhood off Vada Road in Bainbridge, according to police. A resident of Cumberland Court returned home and discovered his back door cracked, a busted out window where the suspect had apparently entered the home, said Major Robert Humphrey, chief investigator with Bainbridge Public Safety. Additionally, a… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety Wanted List: Jonathan Barden and Rashad James

Walter Jonathan Barden is wanted in connection with THEFT BY SHOPLIFTING and a PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT. For additional details, click on the wanted poster. If you have information about the whereabouts of WALTER JOHNATHAN BARDEN, please contact Bainbridge Public Safety at 229-248-2038.   Last week’s Wanted Poster: WANTED by Bainbridge Public Safety: RASHAD DERRELL JAMES Black, Male Age… Read More »

Bainbridge police arrest several after Monday night burglaries

Due to the diligent work of the Criminal Investigation Division of Bainbridge Public Safety, several arrests have been made in a string of thefts that occurred on the night of Monday, Jan. 19. Major Robert Humphrey stated that two homes located at 1510 Broughton Street and 1407 MLK Drive were burglarized within hours of each other on Monday night. Guns,… Read More »

Bainbridge man arrested after police find suspected meth lab in bedroom

Bainbridge Public Safety has arrested a 25-year-old Bainbridge man after an investigation uncovered a suspected meth lab in his bedroom, according to an investigator. Max Dustin Rackley, 25, of 718 E. Evans St., Bainbridge was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 14 and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. Bainbridge Public Safety Investigator Chip Nix said officers were in… Read More »

BPS Director: Officer-worn body cameras will benefit agency, public

Bainbridge Public Safety Director Eric Miller said officer-worn body cameras have been considered locally for “some time,” but because of the economic downturn, it hasn’t been practical to purchase them: each camera costs $900 and there are currently 36 officers at Bainbridge Public Safety. A vendor, RiskJockey, agreed to provide free body cameras to law enforcement officers in… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety officers now wearing body cameras

News Release Bainbridge Public Safety Chief, Eric Miller, announced on Friday, January 9 that all of his officers are now equipped with body cameras. According to Miller, officer-worn cameras provide an added layer of public and officer safety, drastically reduce claims of officer misconduct, and promote thorough investigations. The new body cameras are being used in conjunction with… Read More »

Bainbridge convenience store robbed early Saturday by camouflaged, masked man

A masked man wearing camouflage clothing robbed a Bainbridge convenience store at gunpoint early Saturday morning, Dec. 27, according to Bainbridge Public Safety. The robbery happened at the Kangaroo Travel Center at 1800 Dothan Road, Bainbridge, at approximately 1:35 a.m. Saturday, according to Major Robert Humphrey, chief investigator with Bainbridge Public Safety. An employee of the store, which… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety officers make kids’ Christmas wishes come true!

By Julie Harris City of Bainbridge Community Affairs This past Friday, Dec. 20, Bainbridge Public Safety officers were able to take 4 families, including 11 children, shopping today with donations and proceeds from Bainbridge Leisure Services Jingle Bell Jog held last Saturday! The day began at 10am with the families gathering together with Public Safety Officers outside of the… Read More »