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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 February 23 To February 25, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of 10 people killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend beginning Friday, February 23, at 6:00 p.m.

SC Highway Patrol Holds Graduation Ceremony, Welcomes 38 New Troopers

MEDIA: The following link includes the roster, press release, and individual trooper photos as well as award winners: Highway Patrol Graduating Classes