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Trooper Hardy Merle Godbold

End of Watch 2/28/1992 Trooper Godbold was on duty in Kershaw County responding to assist another trooper and was killed when a pickup struck his…

Trooper David Hunter O’Brien

End of Watch 12/14/1991 Trooper O’Brien was on duty in Beaufort County when he was involved in a collision on December 5, 1991. Trooper O’Brien died…

Trooper Marvin L. Titus

End of Watch 11/21/1991 Trooper Titus was on duty in Bamberg County when he was pursuing a stolen vehicle. A scuffle ensued between the suspect and…

Trooper Harry McKinley Coker Jr.

End of Watch 6/21/1989 Trooper Coker was on duty in Fairfield County when he was struck and killed by a car as he was investigating another vehicle…

TFC George Tillman Radford

End of Watch 10/29/1989 Trooper First Class Radford was on duty in Dillon County when he was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The suspect was…

TFC Robert Paul Perry Jr.

End of Watch 4/15/1987 Trooper First Class Perry was on duty in Williamsburg County when his patrol vehicle ran off the roadway while pursuing a…

TFC Bruce Kenneth Smalls

End of Watch 9/27/1985 Trooper First Class Smalls was on duty in Jasper County when he was shot and killed during a traffic stop. When making the…

Corporal John R. Clinton

End of Watch 5/24/1983 Corporal Clinton was on duty in Chester County while attempting to make an arrest, was shot and killed. Corporal Clinton was…

PFC David Lee Alverson

End of Watch 11/13/1981 Patrolman First Class Alverson was on duty in Orangeburg County at a construction area when his patrol vehicle was struck by…

Sgt. Robert Aaron Mobley

End of Watch 7/19/1979 Sergeant Mobley was on duty in Florence County when he was shot and killed after a struggle with a motorcyclist during a…