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The mission of the South Carolina Department of Public Safety is to protect and serve the public with the highest standard of conduct and professionalism; to save lives through educating its citizens on highway safety and diligent enforcement of laws governing traffic, motor vehicles, and commercial carriers; and to ensure a safe, secure environment for the citizens of the state of South Carolina and its visitors.

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Recent News

SCDPS Reports Ten Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 23, 2021, To July 25, 2021

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of ten persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend period beginning Friday, July 23, at 6:00 p.m.

SCDPS Reports One Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 16, 2021, To July 18, 2021

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend period beginning Friday, July 16, at 6:00 p.m.