South Carolina Department of Public Safety

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South Carolina Department of Public Safety
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Logo of the South Carolina Department of Public Safety
Agency overview
Formed June 5, 1993
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Legal jurisdiction State of South Carolina
General nature
Operational structure
Sworn members 1478+ (as of 2010)
Agency executive Leroy Smith, Director
Website
Official website

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) exists to ensure the safety of South Carolina's citizens and visitors. The employees of the Department of Public Safety fulfill this mission by:

  • Enforcing the traffic, motor vehicle and motor carrier laws;
  • Educating the public on highway safety;
  • Administering highway safety and criminal justice grant programs;
  • Operating a comprehensive law enforcement training program and certification process;
  • Providing security and safety services for public officials as well as state properties.

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The SC Department of Public Safety comprises four main divisions:

The SC Department of Public Safety also comprises the following offices:

  • Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs
  • Office of Human Resources
  • Office of Professional Responsibility
  • Office of Communications

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