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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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Media Advisory - Operation Southern Shield Press Event

Media Advisory

South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event:

SCDPS Reports Seven Killed on South Carolina Roadways July 12, 2019 to July 14, 2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, July 12, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, July 14, at 11:59 p.m.