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9:53 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Community Event: $3,500+ Awarded to North Charleston Police Department

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is donating a stealth stat system, worth more than $3,500 to the North Charleston Police Department during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June 4 at the Firehouse Subs on 7250 Rivers Avenue in North...
4:11 am on Saturday July 16, 2011

West Ashley neighborhood shook after bizarre robbery (update: arrest)

Image by Flickr user Jillian Anne Photography Update July 16: A week after the incident, 23-year-old Brian Thomas Rogers has been arrested and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny. Somehow I doubt they'll go easy on him. First...
3:22 pm on Saturday January 8, 2011

Charleston police officer arrested on DUI charge in Mt. Pleasant

Image by TheDigitelCharleston Police Officer Lt. Charles Mitchell was arrested by Mount Pleasant Police early this morning on a DUI charge.  Multiple reports about, but they all appear to be coming from the same press release.  NBC News 2 appears to...
3:30 am on Monday December 7, 2009

Painkiller thief still at large (update: suspect arrested)

Image by Flickr user Charles Williams Update December 7, 10:44 a.m.: Police have arrested Carl Harley and two others in connection with the Sunday robberies of two local pharmacies. The Post and Courier has the story. First reporting: Charleston...
3:20 pm on Wednesday December 2, 2009

Frying pans, threats and cocaine in this week's Blotter

Image by Flickr user KaCey97007 This week's edition of 'Blotter: The Week in Crime' is here, and it is a great reminder to us all that not everyone is perfect. Or sane. Hop over to the Charleston City Paper for some laughs.
8:23 am on Monday November 30, 2009

Hot on the trail: Charleston's Special Victims Unit

Image by Flickr user steve.wildeImage by 20091130-missing.jpgThe Post and Courier's Andy Paras has penned a piece that offers the general public a closer look at Charleston Police Department's Special Victims Unit. Fighting the clock is the name of...
1:11 pm on Wednesday September 23, 2009

Traffic cops operating under new set of weekly 'goals'

Image by Flickr user mallixImage by 20090923-tickets.jpg To motivate some slack traffic officers, the Charleston Police Department has instituted a set of goals, not quotas, to get everyone on the force cracking. The e-mail with the new goals for...
6:17 am on Monday January 12, 2009

Charleston graffiti: Fighting the good fight

Image by Flickr user inkognitoh Image by 20090112-graffiti.jpg This James Island graffiti has had much critical acclaim. Is graffiti so rampart and destructive in Charleston that it warrants an editorial from the Post and Courier? Judging by Monday...
9:04 am on Saturday September 13, 2008

Students expelled after police assault

After reportedly assaulting a police officer, two James Island Charter High School will expelled. Head over to ABC News 4 for the story.
4:41 am on Friday August 29, 2008

Officer: I was assaulted by two James Island students

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