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SCDPS Names State Transport Police Officer of The Year

Master Officer James S. Craig, Master Officer Damond L. Tillman, STP Officer of the Year (Overall), Master Officer Nikeith C. Wallace, Sgt. John…

SCDPS Increases DUI Enforcement Ahead Of Labor Day Weekend, End Of 100 Deadly Days Of Summer

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is kicking off its Sober or Slammer! campaign and stepping up its presence as the end of…

SCDPS Reports Seven Killed on South Carolina Roadways August 13, 2021, to August 15, 2021

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways during…

Media Advisory -- Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Council

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event: WHAT:          Governor's Juvenile Justice …

SC Highway Patrol Urges Motorists To Use Extra Caution As Children Return To School

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety urges caution as children return to school throughout the state. Troopers urge motorists…

SCDPS Reports Six Killed On South Carolina Roadways August 6, 2021, To August 8, 2021

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

Media Advisory: SC Public Safety Coordinating Council

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

New Law Requires Drivers To Move Right Unless They Are Using Left Lane To Pass

COLUMBIA – The SC Department of Public Safety informs motorists of a new South Carolina law that will require drivers to “move right” except when…

SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 30, 2021, To August 1, 2021

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

SCDPS Reports Ten Killed On South Carolina Roadways July 23, 2021, To July 25, 2021

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