Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Legal

March 16, 2010
PrintCommentRSS

Suit says Ga. cop wasn't certified when he shot suspect

Deputy Billy Shane Harrison fatally shot a minister during an undercover drug operation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — An undercover drug officer who shot and killed a minister in Toccoa in September was not a certified peace officer at the time, the minister's widow alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court.

The lawsuit, filed by Abigail Ayers, also claims Stephens County Deputy Billy Shane Harrison was not properly trained and the sheriff who assigned him to the joint Mountain Judicial Circuit Narcotics Criminal Investigation and Suppression Team should have known not to put him on the team.

Full story: Suit says Ga. cop wasn't certified when he shot suspect






PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample