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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Laurens Road Shooting Update

(GREENVILLE)- Yesterday at 10:08 a.m., Greenville Police officers responded to the 1500 block of Laurens Road after receiving calls that an adult male had been shot.

The victim was located near the intersection of East Antrim Drive suffering from a non-lif...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2018

‘Cops on the Coop’ Fundraiser for Special Olympics this Friday, June 1

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(GREENVILLE)- Law enforcement officers from the Greenville Police Department are teaming up for Cops on the Coop with Chick-fil-A on Haywood Road to support Special Olympics South Carolina this Friday, June 1, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Law Enforcement Torch...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

GPD 11th Annual Awards Ceremony Recipients

(GREENVILLE)- The Greenville Police Department (GPD) hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony today, which recognized many employees and members of our community for their acts of heroism or contributions to the GPD.  

Chief Ken Miller praised the work o...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: The GPD 11th Annual Awards Ceremony

(GREENVILLE)- The Greenville Police Department will host its 11th Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 18, at Larkin’s Sawmill beginning at 11 a.m.

Officers and civilians will be honored during the event in the following categories:

The media is invited an...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Touch a Truck for Autism

(GREENVILLE)- Loud sirens, big trucks, people with uniforms, masks, and tanks can create a scary and confusing situation for some children. For children with different abilities or learning styles, emergencies can present a unique set of challenges. As a ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2018

GPD Earns Gold Standard Accreditation

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(GREENVILLE)- For the eighth consecutive time since 1995, the Greenville Police Department (GPD) has been awarded CALEA® Law Enforcement Accreditation, which serves as the international Gold Standard for Public Safety Agencies. This year, GPD was ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Five Arrested/Charged in CBD Armed Robberies

(GREENVILLE)- GPD investigators have identified and arrested five individuals for their involvement in the armed robbery of one couple and the attempted armed robbery of another on April 24 in the Central Business District (CBD). The suspects range in age...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2018

GPD Officers Capture Florida Fugitive at Haywood Mall

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(GREENVILLE)- On Sunday, April 22, at approximately 2:30 p.m., GPD officers received credible information from the Sunrise Police Department in Sunrise, Florida that one of their fugitive suspects was in the Greenville area, possibly at the Haywood Mall.

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2018

GPD to Welcome Benedict College Students for Recruitment Purposes

MEDIA ADVISORY: Approximately 15 Benedict College students who have been identified as being interested in law enforcement after graduation will be in Greenville on Monday, April 23, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. Participants will explore GPD facili...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Chief Miller’s Statement of Support for Sheriff Brown

Greenville Police Department Chief Ken Miller offered these statements regarding South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster naming former Sheriff Johnny Mack Brown as the Interim Sheriff of the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office:

I congratulate Johnn...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Chief Miller to Address U.S. Senate Subcommittee in Washington, DC

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(WASHINGTON, DC)- At the invitation of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller will serve as a witness in a hearing titled &a...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Two Arrested and Charged with Multiple Counts of ID Theft, Fraud and Forgery

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(GREENVILLE)- Greenville Police Department (GPD) detectives have arrested two suspects in connection with multiple charges ranging from identity theft to larceny. The crimes were committed by the suspects stealing and/or tampering with mail. At this time,...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Husband and Wife Arrested in Connection to Bassmaster Classic Trailer Theft

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(GREENVILLE)- Greenville Police Department (GPD) investigators have arrested a Greenville husband and wife in connection with the March 14, 2018 theft of a vendor’s enclosed trailer and over $200,000 in merchandise from the Hampton Inn parking l...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

St. Patrick’s Weekend Road Closures in Downtown Greenville

(GREENVILLE)- Due to several exciting and very well-attended events beginning tomorrow and running through this weekend in downtown Greenville, the GPD announces the following street closures and traffic pattern changes:  

Thursday, March 15

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Suspects Arrested for Distributing Fake $100 Bills

(GREENVILLE)- GPD Investigators have arrested two suspects in connection with multiple transactions using fake $100 bills throughout downtown Greenville.  

Emily Nicole Dillard, 21, and Tamias Denzel Wesley, 23, were taken into custody for their p...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Rutherford Road at North Main Street Shooting Suspect Surrenders

Quavon Deshay Edmunds

(GREENVILLE) - At approximately 2 p.m. today, Quavon Deshay Edmunds surrendered to GPD warrant officers at the Law Enforcement Center at 4 McGee St. Edmunds was accompanied by his attorney, Larry Crane. 

Yesterday, Edmunds was publicly identified ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Multiple Reports of Counterfeit Bills Used in the CBD

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(GREENVILLE)- Police investigators are warning merchants that there have been at least four cases of counterfeit money being passed in the Central Business District (CBD) over the last week.

The counterfeit $100 bills look very similar to legal tender but ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2018

New Public Affairs Manager for GPD

(GREENVILLE)- This morning, Chief Ken Miller introduced Dr. Donald Porter as the new Public Affairs Manager for the Greenville Police Department (GPD) at a ceremony at City Hall. Porter is replacing Sgt. Johnathan Bragg who was recently promoted and is be...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Death Investigation at 2 Garraux St.

At approximately 10:30 last night, we received a call from someone requesting a welfare check at 2 Garraux St. Officers, along with Greenville County EMS responded to the scene and confirmed that there was a deceased white male laying on the floor inside ...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Greenville Safe Neighborhoods Second Session

(GREENVILLE, SC).  The second session of Greenville Safe Neighborhoods took place on November 20. The Greenville Police Department collaborated with The U.S. Attorney’s Office, 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, and S.C. Probati...

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Greenville Police Official Media Releases