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Cops episode airs Saturday night

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 6:54 PM
Last updated Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 9:37 AM
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The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled to appear on an episode of Cops on the Spike cable network at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Camera crews spent eight weeks in Augusta following deputies around for episodes of the reality television series. Producers chose several 6½-minute segments to appear in episodes starting tonight. Other episodes have been scheduled to air on Feb. 22, March 1 and March 8.

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Riverman1
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Riverman1 02/08/14 - 07:07 am
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The Downtown Blurred Face Crowd

I tell you we’re going to create some big stars right here in Augusta as the drunk guy driving a pick-up truck downtown on First Friday explains why he’s wearing panty hose. The bars open till 2 AM should give us plenty of film footage of the beautiful people we hear about downtown. But you can’t fool me, if I see a Speedo wearing skinny guy slugging wine out of a Starbucks’ cup standing in the street shouting he is going to build a jazz café right there in the street and how great Augusta is, I’ll know who it is even if his face is blurred.

kiwiinamerica
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kiwiinamerica 02/08/14 - 04:25 pm
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Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do........
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"We just got a report of an individual selling Masters badges outside the Augusta National Golf Club. Another deputy is on the scene but has requested backup............."

willie Lee
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willie Lee 02/08/14 - 09:20 pm
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Way to go Creed
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If you don't like the message , blame the messager.

Stunned 2
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Stunned 2 02/09/14 - 12:19 am
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What is the official language of Richmond Countians?

We watched part of this show - and could not understand hardly any of the words that the big-haired suspect that was dressed in all-white spoke. I thought the cops did an admirable job- if only for figuring out lame lies from shattered English.

myfather15
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myfather15 02/09/14 - 08:06 am
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I watched the episode!! Only

I watched the episode!! Only one segment from Richmond County in TWO shows!! Very disappointing!!

myfather15
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myfather15 02/09/14 - 03:29 pm
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rational thought

So there only going to show four total segments from Richmond County? One segment each for the last three shows? I didn't realize this was the policy of the show. I don't really watch it that much; don't feel the need to see things that I deal with daily, lol. But I was looking forward to seeing more Richmond County segments. Seems like relatively few segments, for 8 weeks of filming.

Is there a Cops website where you can watch more segments from certain agencies? They have to have a lot more film of Richmond County.

corgimom
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corgimom 02/09/14 - 04:04 pm
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Nothing like showing the best

Nothing like showing the best parts of Augusta to the nation, is there?

corgimom
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corgimom 02/09/14 - 04:09 pm
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Willie Lee has a valid point.

Willie Lee has a valid point.

That's why corrupt cops ruin it for the good ones.

The real question is why did Ronnie Strength believe that ridiculous story that the fired cop said? A 6 year old wouldn't have believed it. "Exchanging video games"- oh, PUH-LEEZE!

But I notice that the ones that don't like Richard Roundtree was curiously silent when he finally cleaned up that mess that Strength left. He knew he would take a lot of flak for firing the Deputy of the Year, but he did the right thing- which wasn't easy.

I personally think that cop confessed because he thought he was going to get by with his confession, since Ronnie Strength let him skate by. He could get it off his chest, use his "DOTY" award as a "get out of jail free" card, and then go forward.

I don't think he ever, in a million years, expected to be fired.

willie Lee
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willie Lee 02/09/14 - 11:15 pm
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Lets Make a Deal!
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Okay Creed and MF. If you do not like me drawing the inference that most cops are ego maniacs and mostly dishonest, then do something about it. You allege that you and most cops are just the opposite, with a “calling” to be in law enforcement and to serve the community. All one has to do is visit You Tube, search “crooked cops” and watch video of cops committing the worst of crimes and being caught in the act. My inference is drawn from simple statistics, which if this many are caught on tape, then think of the thousands that are not and who continue to use their authority to cheat, steal, sell dope, and arrest people because they can.
My challenge is for you two to clean up your own back yard before you complain of someone challenging the mess. Why don’t you two come down hard on the slime that as you say disgraces the badge and do something about it. I have never seen a single account of a cop receiving any discipline because another cop turned him in. Let’s see if one of you will be the first or has the guts to do so. If so, then you can crow all you want on how an effort is being made to clean up the mess we have across this country called “law enforcement.” Until you do, you will just have to suffer my diatribes concerning reality.

scoobynews
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scoobynews 02/10/14 - 06:20 am
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For every bad one there is a good one.

You can say this for every worker. After a trip to the grocery store, I had the most unpleasant cashier. She obviously had turned in her notice and was very vocal about how she didn't give a f@&$. Yes she used that very word. Needless to say she rung my purchase up and I went on my happy way. Do I blame all cashiers for her ignorance? Nope she was just one bad apple and I can't say all cashiers are awful people because of one bad experience. I suggest this of you who are obviously cop haters find something better to occupy your time like realizing we have sorry people working in every aspect of life not just in law enforcement.

myfather15
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myfather15 02/10/14 - 04:41 pm
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willie lee

"Until you do, you will just have to suffer my diatribes concerning reality."

Your diatribes, are fine; because they mean nothing. Any rational person gives them no credence! Because as I said, your comparison's are irrational!! Saying all cops are bad, is like saying all nurses are serial killers, because Charles Cullen was!!

"I have never seen a single account of a cop receiving any discipline because another cop turned him in. Let’s see if one of you will be the first or has the guts to do so."

Then you should open your eyes to reality! Yes, cops do tell on one another and I myself have done it. I've made formal complaints against other officers. One in particular was where I did a traffic stop and the subject fled on foot from me. I caught the guy and took him back to my car. There was a LARGE amount of cash in the car!! I put him in my car and asked another deputy to watch him, while I retraced his path to see if I could find drugs he threw. Myself AND another deputy that was there, SAW the large amount of cash, including numerous 100 dollar bills. This other deputy walked with me to look for drugs, while the other stayed with the car and suspect.

When we got back to the car, most of the cash was gone. We could only find ONE, hundred dollar bill. I KNOW I had seen more than that. The other deputy denied this and stated noone had been near the offender's car and the offender hadn't left my back seat. He tried to say there wasn't as much money as we thought, but BOTH of us KNEW there was. We BOTH wrote written complaints.

That's the bottom line, you just do NOT know what you're talking about. Federal statisitics declare that about 2% of the national police force is corrupt, look it up!! So where you get MOST, is beyond me!! I have never denied that there are corrupt cops, but I promise you, I will out them to their face!!

You know you've lost your argument when you use Youtube, as your evidence!! Yes, there are videos which prove it!! But youtube and other websites don't report things that aren't controversial!! They WANT people to view them!! They don't report the MILLIONS of incidents where officers preform bravely and heroic!! But those videos, don't get as much publicity!! Officer's doing what they're SUPPOSED to do, doesn't make headlines like ones beating someones butt!!

I challenge you, that instead of searching "crooked cops" why don't you search brave cop, hero cop, or honest cop!! See how many you get!! Not just a youtube search, an INTERNET search.

myfather15
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myfather15 02/10/14 - 04:48 pm
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scobbynews

Thank you for the common sense!! Yes, we have bad people in law enforcement and they should be exposed and removed as soon as possible.

But ALL jobs or professions have their share of BAD PEOPLE!! Some clerks are rude and nasty and some are friendly as they can be. Some fast food workers are curtious and friendly and some are nasty and rude. Some steal from the store, most do not.

Some people who work in doctor's offices are friendly and nice, some are rude and nasty. Some steal, some don't!!

I could go on and name EVERY profession or job!! Because they ALL have their bad seeds!! It's just common sense!!

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 02/10/14 - 09:23 pm
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Hmmm... the room seems a

Hmmm... the room seems a little empty!

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