The College of Charleston Department of Public Safety stands with the Columbia Police Department as they mourn the loss of one of their own. On September 24, 2022, Master Police Officer Tyrell Owens Riley of the Columbia Police Department was conducting a SWAT training assessment and suffered a medical emergency. After being transported to the […]
The College of Charleston Department of Public Safety stands with the Cayce Police Department as they mourn the loss of one of their own. At approximately 2:48 AM on April 24, 2022, Officer Roy Andrew “Drew” Barr of the Cayce Police Department was responding to a domestic violence call, when the suspect opened fire on […]
Just a few minutes ago, the Department of Public Safety bid a bitter farewell to Kim Reetz. She’s been a member of the department for over eight years and has become a fixture of our daily lives here. Many of us spend as much time at our jobs as we do at home, and Kim […]
Today, the College of Charleston observes Independence Day. Like the College, many businesses are closed today, including government offices. As we observe the holiday on this long weekend, be mindful of safety… yours and others’. And keep in mind those who have suffered recent, tragic losses elsewhere in the country. Be safe, and happy holiday!
The College of Charleston Department of Public Safety extends wishes for a safe and happy holiday to all of the College of Charleston family. Please be safe this holiday and act responsibly. We’ll see faculty and staff after the holiday and students in August. Enjoy. Happy Independence Day!
On June 23, 2021, responding to a recent Public Safety request for information, College of Charleston employee Claudia Chirinos called us to notify that a known criminal suspect was present in Lightsey Center. Ms. Chirinos stayed on the line with Public Safety Dispatchers and provided time-critical information that led directly to the apprehension and arrest […]
As the Fall semester in a particularly difficult year comes to a close, our team at Public Safety extends our Holiday wishes to the students, faculty, staff, and College of Charleston community. Be mindful of the Holiday season, particularly in this emotionally difficult year. Study hard, close out those exams, and enjoy the company of […]
Safety Warning -SCAM ALERT-Fake Letter: Charleston Police have reported that there is fake letter being mailed to students of the College of Charleston regarding the Coronavirus. The scam letter states it is from the City of Charleston Public Safety, and it requests students to participate in a vaccine program and that they will be paid […]
Parking Information for Move-Out from Residence Halls The College of Charleston’s offices of Residence Life, Public Safety, New Student Programs, and Parking Services have partnered together so that we can provide convenient parking for the families of students moving out of residence halls for the summer. Be advised that any street parking other than metered […]
We are now in our fourth week of National Campus Safety Awareness Month. We have enjoyed working with our campus partners to raise awareness on a wide variety of health and safety issues. For the fourth week of Campus Safety Awareness Month, we hope that you will be able to attend the following events: September […]