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Media Information

MEDIA: If you are seeking information regarding traffic issues, collision or highway fatality information, please call the Media Line at (803) 896-8144 to obtain information or speak with a Community Relations Officer.

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SC Highway Patrol Media Contact / Community Relations 

SCHP Media Line: (803) 896-8144
Media Line Instructions

Capt. Kelley Hughes
SCHP Spokesperson
Commander, SCHP Community Relations & Recruiting Unit

RKHughes@scdps.gov
Twitter: @SCDPS_PIO
Office: (803) 896-0221
Cell: (803) 530-1664

Sgt. W. T. Rhyne
CRR Unit Manager
Email: wtrhyne@scdps.gov
Twitter: @SCHP_Troop3;
Office: (803) 728-0790 
Media: (803) 896-8144

Cpl. Matt Southern
CRO Region I Supervisor (Troops 1-4)
Email: MatthewSouthern@scdps.gov
Office: (803) 608-3922
Media: (803) 896-8144

Cpl. Sonny Collins
CRO Region II Supervisor (Troops 5-7)
Email:  EdwardCollins@scdps.gov
Office: (803) 206-6746
Media: (803) 896-8144

State Transport Police

Lt. Lee Catoe
Community Relations Officer

LTCatoe@scdps.gov
Twitter: @STP_CRO
Office: (803) 896-5502
Cell: (803) 608-8604

Bureau of Protective Services

Cpl. Brandis McNulty
Community Relations Officer

BrandisMcNulty@scdps.gov
Twitter: @BPS_CRO
Cell: (803) 394-1281