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SCDPS Ceremony Recognizes Achievements in DUI Enforcement and Target Zero Challenge participation in 2023

Media:  Photos from the ceremony will be posted to the SC Department of Public Safety’s online photo album and the SCDPS Facebook page later this…

Media Advisory - 2023 DUI Enforcement Recognition and Law Enforcement Target Zero Challenge Ceremony

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event that is open to the media, but not the…

SCDPS Reports One Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 14 To June 16, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

Media Advisory - SC Impaired Driving Prevention Council Meeting

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event: WHAT:          SC Impaired Driving Prevention …

Annual Palmetto Boys and Girls State Parade to Impact Traffic in Downtown Columbia

MEDIA: SCDPS and BPS will be sharing this information on social media if you would like to re-share. COLUMBIA — Motorists in Columbia should be…

SCDPS Reports Eight Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 7 To June 9, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight people killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

Media Advisory - SC Motorcycle Safety Task Force Meeting

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event: WHAT:    South Carolina Motorcycle Safety Task…

South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services Names 2023 Officer Of The Year

Media: Photos from the ceremony will be posted to the SC Department of Public Safety’s online photo album and SCDPS Facebook page. Please continue to…

SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways May 31 To June 2, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five people killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

SCDPS Names New State Transport Police Commander, Announces Promotions in Command Staff

COLUMBIA — The SC Department of Public Safety Director, Robert G. Woods, IV has named a new South Carolina State Transport Police commander, in…