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Media Advisory - SC Impaired Driving Prevention Council Meeting

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event: WHAT:          SC Impaired Driving Prevention …

Annual Palmetto Boys and Girls State Parade to Impact Traffic in Downtown Columbia

MEDIA: SCDPS and BPS will be sharing this information on social media if you would like to re-share. COLUMBIA — Motorists in Columbia should be…

SCDPS Reports Eight Killed On South Carolina Roadways June 7 To June 9, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight people killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

Media Advisory - SC Motorcycle Safety Task Force Meeting

--MEDIA ADVISORY-- South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) announces the following event: WHAT:    South Carolina Motorcycle Safety Task…

South Carolina Bureau of Protective Services Names 2023 Officer Of The Year

Media: Photos from the ceremony will be posted to the SC Department of Public Safety’s online photo album and SCDPS Facebook page. Please continue to…

SCDPS Names New State Transport Police Commander, Announces Promotions in Command Staff

COLUMBIA — The SC Department of Public Safety Director, Robert G. Woods, IV has named a new South Carolina State Transport Police commander, in…

Full-Scale Hurricane Evacuation Exercise Set For June 5, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety and the South Carolina Department of Transportation, along with partners from the South…

SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways May 31 To June 2, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five people killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

SCDPS Reports Four Killed On South Carolina Roadways During Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 To May 27, 2024

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of four people killed on South Carolina roadways during the…

Public Feedback Requested by the SC Department of Public Safety

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety seeks to meet and maintain the standards outlined by the Commission on Accreditation for…