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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 Eight Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 2, 2020, To July 5, 2020

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the Independence Day Holiday period beginning Thursday, July 2, at 6 p.m.

SCDPS, SLED Announce Arrests In Vandalism Of Monument On State House Grounds

COLUMBIA — The S.C. Department of Public Safety and the State Law Enforcement Division announced Wednesday that they have made two arrests following vandalism of the Benjamin Tillman Monument over the weekend.