The full-time members of the Richland County Sheriff's Department Special Response Team (SRT) gave some of our retirees a special demo today. RCSD keeps our retired individuals up-to-date on how the department evolves over the years. These demos and presentations are a great way to do that, as well as to simply keep in touch. #FoveverFamily
Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies had a blast this morning participating in the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade held in 5 Points of Columbia, SC! An annually tradition that’s full of fun and bonding with our citizens! Have a fun and SAFE St. Pat’s Day!!
#WantedWednesday Help RCSD locate these five individuals wanted on various warrants for this #WantedWednesday!! Every week, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will highlight five suspects with outstanding warrants. We ask that you please look at the photos and help us spread the word by sharing with your friends and family! If you have any information that can help us locate any of them, please contact Midlands Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC and you could earn up to $1,000! To view more of our #wanted suspects, please click on the following link: www.rcsd.net/wanted/wanted.htm
Congratulations to Deputy Jeffrey Rustin on his promotion to the K9 Unit! He will be partnered with K9 Cyndia!!
On Sunday, March 11, Sr. Deputy Williams and Deputy Brown enjoyed conducting a workshop on Internet Safety for the Columbia Chapter of Jack and Jill. Jack and Jill, Inc. is a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty. #communitypolicing
Sheriff Lott enjoyed speaking to the Bethel United Methodist Church Men’s Group this morning. He covered several topics like auto thefts, night club closings, crime trends, and Live PD. Thank you so much for the hospitality, great questions, and fantastic breakfast!
Please share to help us identify this suspect who stole from a church! On February 21, 2018 during the early morning hours, a suspect forcefully entered a Church located at the 1500 Block of Broad River Rd. and stole a DVD player. The suspect was captured on video surveillance. Investigators are seeking the identity of the suspect involved.
Members of the Richland County Sheriff's Department Project HOPE Program were sworn in as Special Deputies this morning by Sheriff Lott. Under Project H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Precious Elderly), these dedicated workers call and visit senior citizens and disabled citizens each month.
#Busted Keifer Branch - Possession Of A Stolen Vehicle, Value $2,000-$10,000 - Unlawful Carry Of A Pistol Reginald Watson - Possession Of A Stolen Vehicle, Value $2,000-$10,000 - Unlawful Carry Of A Pistol - Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon Shout out to the Property Crimes Unit in our Criminal Investigations Division. Due to their hard work and dedication, Branch and Watson were arrested and the stolen motorcycle was returned to the rightful owner!! #Justice