Sheriff Will Lewis denies sexual assault allegations, admits to ‘consensual encounter’

Lewis said the encounter was “a moral failure that he has to take up with his family.” 

Greenville County Council member arrested on assault charge

A Greenville County Councilman has been charged in connection with an Oct. 4 incident at an Upstate restaurant and bar.

GPD Chief Ken Miller on crowd safety at Fall for Greenville

“People have to remember that events go on daily across the country and occur without incident. But when they do happen, we learn from them.”

GPD Foundation raising money to buy attachable lights for officer firearms

When it comes to Greenville Police officers on a nighttime call and what they need to remain safe, the math doesn’t quite add up. Police Chief Ken Miller said officers need three items to be safe — a radio, a gun and a light. The problem is officers only have two hands. The newest fundraising campaign by the Greenville Police Foundation aims to help by equipping officers with lights that attach to their firearms.

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.