S.C. Police Misconduct update

A lawsuit has been filed against the Town of Cottageville, the Cottageville Police Department and former Officer Randall Price for the shooting of former Mayor Bert Reeves.  It appears that there are still no criminal proceedings against Price.

A Folly Beach police officer was suspended for not following up on an investigation into a sexual assault, which allegedly resulted in a second assault by the same individual.

A 7 year old girl was killed, ejected from a car during a crash following a high speed chase by Spartanburg County deputies.

A former highway patrol officer from Seneca, S.C. was sentenced to three years for possessing child porn; according to agents, the same officer was seen photographing minors in bathing suits while on duty at bike week in Myrtle Beach.

A lawsuit has been filed against Greenville police for using excessive force on a mentally ill person who died after being tased by officers.

SLED has been asked to investigate the Westminster police department for possible criminal activity including possible embezzlement by a former officer.

ACLU claims that the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office has been routinely arresting people and charging them with prostitution without evidence – charging persons who either declined sex with undercover agents or who offered to have consensual, unpaid sex with the agents.

The Independent Mail recounts recent police misconduct incidents involving elected sheriffs.

The Anderson Police Chief was placed on paid administrative leave, without comment on the reasons for his removal.

Folly Beach police department offers a new car to the officer who makes the most DUI arrests.

A Saluda County deputy was charged with DUI on a golf cart.

 

 

 

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