College of Charleston DPS mourns a brother lost to COVID-19

At 10:21 PM on Saturday, January 16th 2021, Colleton County Sheriff’s Deputy Detective Sergeant Edward Marcurella lost his battle with COVID-19 and pneumonia. Sgt. Marcurella was a veteran deputy with over 35 years of first responder history, focusing much of that work into the Low country Human Trafficking and Internet Crimes Against Children task forces.  […]

College of Charleston DPS mourns another fallen SC Police Officer

It is with heavy hearts that College of Charleston Public Safety mourns the passing of another SC law enforcement officer. At approximately 4 PM on January 12, 2021, Horry County Police Office Lance Corporal Melton “Fox” Gore was removing debris from Highway 22, when he was struck and killed by a vehicle. Lcpl. Gore was […]

College of Charleston DPS mourns for another fallen SC Police Officer

South Carolina law enforcement has suffered another loss of one from our ranks. Wednesday evening, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonathan David Price died in a motor vehicle collision involving his patrol vehicle, while serving in the line of duty. One other person also perished in this collision. He marks the second SC law enforcement fatality […]

CofC Public Safety mourns for a fallen brother…

At approximately 4AM today, January 1, 2021, North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety Sergeant Gordon William Best lost his life in the line of duty. He was responding to a call for shots fired, when he lost control of his patrol SUV and struck a utility pole. Sergeant Gordon was the first officer in […]

Public Safety’s Crime Prevention Update

Good Afternoon Campus Community,   With the academic year in full swing, the campus is alive once again. A warm welcome to all of our students, faculty, and staff who are new to campus, or are returning after a summer hiatus. As we kick-off the fall semester, here are a few things to pass along […]

Public Safety Crime Prevention Update

Good Morning Campus Community, First and foremost, congratulations to all graduating seniors. We wish you the best of luck with your future endeavors. With commencement just two weeks away, here are a few things to pass along from Public Safety: For those who will be attending or participating in Spring Commencement, the Department of Public […]

Public Safety Crime Prevention Update

Good Morning Campus Community,   Here are a few things to pass along from Public Safety:   The safety and security of the campus is a community effort. Please continue to stay observant and report any suspicious activity you may see to Public Safety. Remember, you can report any non-emergency anonymously by calling the Crime Action Line (843)953-4998 or by filling […]