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South Carolina Officer Struck by Accidental Discharge During Training

An officer with the Charleston Police Department was reportedly struck by a bullet when a gun was accidentally discharged during training at the agency's firearms range on Monday afternoon.

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SC Officer Shoots, Kills Man Dragging Him with Stolen Car

The officer-involved shooting occurred about 10 a.m., when a Fountain Inn police officer pulled over a car that was listed as stolen, SLED spokesman Thom Berry said.

South Carolina First Responders Compete in Cookie Contest to Raise Awareness of Autism

Officers with the Charleston (SC) Police Department faced off with their brothers and sisters in the fire service in a contest in which participants were armed with glazing brushes and frosting tubes in an event aimed at raising awareness about autism.

Patient Shoots Officer in South Carolina Hospital

An officer with the Greenville Health Authority Police Department confronted the man, and the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the officer. The officer returned fire.

SC Department of Natural Resources Selects FN 15 Patrol Carbine

FN America, LLC has announced that the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has selected a custom-designed FN 15 Patrol Carbine equipped with agency-selected upgrades.

SC Troopers to Carry FN 15 Patrol Carbines

FN America, LLC has announced that the South Carolina Department of Public Safety has selected the FN 15 Patrol Carbine to meet the requirements of the Highway Patrol, State Transport, and Protective Services officers. FN law enforcement distributor, Amchar Wholesale, has delivered an initial quantity of 300 carbines to the agency with planned orders for an additional 300 units through 2020.

Fallen SC Officer's Son Gets Tattoo to Honor Father

Rashad got his father's likeness tattoed on his upper arm. It shows his father in his dress uniform.

South Carolina Standoff Ends Without Incident as Burglary Suspect Surrenders

Officers with the Charleston (SC) Police Department were able to bring an armed standoff with a burglary suspect to a peaceful conclusion when the subject surrendered without incident on Wednesday afternoon.

Suspect Killed in 30-Minute Gunfight with SC Law Enforcement

Berkeley County Sheriff's Office Facebook states: "The Deputy was pinned behind his vehicle for approximately 30 minutes as the suspect shot at him. Multiple law enforcement agencies attempted to set up a perimeter to assist the Deputy in getting away from the scene, but the suspect continued to fire multiple rounds at the law enforcement officers."

Nation's First High-Speed Chase Warning System Launches in South Carolina

Oconee County (SC) Sheriff Mike Crenshaw heads up the first law enforcement agency in the nation to use the PursuitAlert technology. "Today we are happy to announce that we have a way to warn our citizens when someone refuses to stop for a deputy. While we can control the type of pursuits our deputies engage in through policy, we cannot control the individual that refuses to stop for blue lights and sirens. I am confident that PursuitAlert can save lives," said Crenshaw.