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

Former Greenville police chief Harold Jennings dies

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.

Today in clown paranoia: Charleston cops stop clown on bridge

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.

2 plead guilty to giving false information in Howard’s Rock vandalism case

Police conclude investigation into vandalism case, solicitor says. Howard’s Rock is center of longstanding football tradition.

Police department holds communications center open house

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.