Greenville County has a new sheriff, and he wants to make changes to how things have traditionally been done.
Last week, Greenville County Council unanimously agreed that a $135,000 grant from the South Carolina Public Safety Coordinating Council would be used to purchase 125 body cameras for the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.
In the wake of high-profile police killings and misconduct incidents across the country, state and local law enforcement agencies are rapidly adopting body-worn cameras for their officers and deputies.
Once again, the Greenville Police Department has been pulled into the creepy clown mess. This time, the GPD had to respond to a silly social media nugget stating that an army of clowns were going to “purge” Greenville’s streets on Halloween
Before community policing became popular, former Greenville Police Chief Harold Jennings knew the importance of good police-community relations. Jennings, whose 41-year law enforcement career included 15 years in the 1970s and 80s as Greenville’s top law enforcement officer, died Thursday at the age of 94.
The wave of creepy clown paranoia that began weeks ago in Greenville is still going strong, with sightings occurring on a regular basis around the nation. Today’s biggest bozo story comes out of Charleston, where police officers stopped a clown walking across the celebrated Ravenel Bridge.
Police conclude investigation into vandalism case, solicitor says. Howard’s Rock is center of longstanding football tradition.
The Greenville police department is holding an open house on Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Center, 4 McGee St., for anyone interested in learning more about working in the communications center.
Citizens now have an alternative way to resolve certain types of complaints made against the Greenville Police Department.
A new pay plan designed to make the Greenville Police Department salaries competitive with the market will cost the city nearly a half million dollars per year more.
Former officer claims he was fired for expressing concern over handling of Black Lives Matter protests
Former Greenville police officer Joshua Pratt is suing Chief Ken Miller and the city of Greenville, alleging he was terminated after speaking out about the department’s handling of the Black Lives Matter protests in July.
Sonny Whether, Greenville recording artist, releases clown-themed album cover
In a joint press conference with the Greenville Police Department and Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement instructed locals on what to do if they see a clown out on the streets — head inside and call 911. “The clowning around needs to stop,” GPD Chief Ken Miller said at the afternoon press conference.
The foundation is a nonprofit organization formed to provide grants to buy equipment, provide specialized training and fund employee recognition programs that aren’t covered under the police department’s budget.
With the backdrop of a nation struggling with strained relations between law enforcement and community, Greenville said thanks to its heroes Friday. During the third annual Greenville Heroes: Serve and Protect Awards luncheon at the Hyatt, Greenville honored police officer Nate Phillips, who patrols the city’s central business district. During his five years on the […]