The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event:
WHAT: Highway Dedication in honor of fallen Trooper First Class Robert P. Perry, Jr. whose end of watch was April
15, 1987. SCDOT will name US-1, between I-20 and the Town of Lexington in Lexington County, the SCHP Trooper
First Class Robert P. Perry, Jr. Memorial Highway. Perry, who was a four-year veteran of the Highway Patrol, was on
duty and died of injuries sustained in a collision while in pursuit of a motorcyclist in Williamsburg County. Trooper
Perry was the 31st state trooper to lose his life serving the State of South Carolina.
WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022
WHERE: Town of Lexington – Town Hall, 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety includes the Highway Patrol, State Transport Police, Bureau of Protective Services, Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame. Our mission is to ensure public safety by protecting and serving the people of South Carolina and its visitors.