Greenville PD: If you see Bigfoot, don’t shoot

The Greenville Police Department has some advice to anybody who thinks they’ve seen Bigfoot in the city — don’t shoot.

Internet Crimes Against Children unit makes 21 arrests

One arrest led to the uncovering of one of the largest caches of child pornography in South Carolina history, according to Sheriff Will Lewis.

Survey: Greenville residents confident in police, believe city is safe

More African-Americans have positive perceptions of the Greenville Police Department than did in 2014, although the percentage still lags significantly behind that of white residents.

Greenville County deputies find ‘Gray Death,’ large amounts of heroin during traffic stops

One of the most dangerous drugs on the streets has finally made its way to the Upstate, according to officials.

GPD welcomes bomb detection dog to force

Leo, a black Belgian Malinois, is a dual purpose K-9 trained for regular patrol as well as detecting explosives.

Death of Greenville Design Review Board member ruled a homicide

Authorities are investigating the death of Mike Mecklenburg, a member of the City of Greenville’s Design Review Board, who was found shot to death in his vehicle early Friday morning.

ACLU suit challenging state’s disturbing schools law dismissed

A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of South Carolina’s disturbing schools law that had a Travelers Rest High student among the plaintiffs has been dismissed.

Greenville deputies to be featured on A&E’s “Live PD” television series

The series will use dash cams and video technology to show law enforcement officers doing their jobs.

Prayer breakfast to honor slain Greenville Police Officer Allen Jacobs

Bob Jones University will host the Allen Jacobs Memorial Prayer Breakfast Thursday, March 16, to honor the memory of Officer Allen Jacobs and recognize law enforcement professionals across Greenville County.

K-9 Scooter joins the Greenville Police Department

The Greenville Police Department has a new crime-fighting canine patrolling the streets.

Fentanyl poses deadly threat to Greenville County deputies, police dogs

Greenville County deputies and crime-fighting canines face the threat of overdosing on the very drugs they’re investigating.

Sheriff Will Lewis sets his sights on gangs, online predators

Greenville County has a new sheriff, and he wants to make changes to how things have traditionally been done.

Greenville County deputies will have body cameras before January

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.

Transparency and privacy concerns arise as law enforcement agencies adopt body cameras

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.

GPD: So-called clown purge not a ‘credible threat’

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