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6:23 am on Tuesday October 30, 2012

A survey on you local crime protection needs and services

The Beaufort Police Department is hoping residents will complete the below questionnaire about their concerns and needs. If you do complete it, fax it to 843-322-7905 or mail it to: City of Beaufort Police Department1901 Boundary StreetBeaufort, SC...
1:07 am on Wednesday July 11, 2012

Two years after arrest, lawsuit filed against Beaufort police (Update: Settled)

Update July 11: The Island Packet writes that the City of Beaufort has settled for a relatively nominal $3,000 with Mark Altman Jr. First reporting: A man has filed a lawsuit against the Beaufort Police Department over an alleged use of excessive...
11:52 am on Tuesday February 21, 2012

Beaufort Police Department enhances community service through Facebook (Updated)

(Updates at the bottom.) For decades when local police wanted to keep the community updated and reach out to the community for tips that meant turning to an informal communication network or using traditional media — but the Beaufort Police...
9:50 am on Sunday August 7, 2011

Beaufort police look to bikes for more thorough and effective patrols

Flickr user ra1000 Bikes may not do as well as a police cruiser when it comes to responding to calls across town, but when patrolling smaller pedestrian heavy areas, an officer on a bike can often engage more quickly — and more stealthy. And The...
11:45 am on Monday August 1, 2011

Beaufort County Councilman reacts to string of recent violence

Flickr user freefotouk So yesterday we told you about how Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling penned an email blast taking a stance on several issues related to the recent string of area shootings. Today, The Island Packet has a report on Beaufort...
11:45 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

Mayor Billy Keyserling: I am angry that young men are shooting at each other

Flickr user freefotouk Unless you've been living under rock, you've heard about the recent 'spike' in crime around the Beaufort area. Spike or not, the robberies and shootings, including a fatal shooting last week at the Subway in Cross Creek...
6:27 am on Friday July 22, 2011

Beaufort police investigate mid-day drive-by shooting attempt (update: Suspect arrested)

Joshua Oliver Updated July 22: The Beaufort Police Department Facebook page just posted that Joshua Oliver has been arrested and will be charged with attempted murder. The Island Packet is reporting that Oliver turned himself in. Check out the...
2:34 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Would-be robber foiled in attempted holdup of Lady's Island grocery store

BCSO Shawn Treven Wallace An interesting press release has made its way over regarding an attempted robbery last night at the Food Lion on Lady's Island. Below is the full release from the Beaufort County Sherif's office, but, basically, the would-...
7:15 am on Sunday July 3, 2011

Beaufort police respond to Parish Church robbery (update: video, details)

Flickr user freefoto Update July 3: While hitting on many of the same points as WTOC's video, The Island Packet's columnist David Lauderdale has followed with a similar more personable report on the incident. If you're still following this one,...
4:46 am on Friday July 1, 2011

Three held in beating of elderly Beaufort man (Beaufort PD offers up a warning)

Flickr user freefoto Updated July 1: In the wake of a string of violent crimes in downtown Beaufort and the surrounding area, local authorities are asking residents to be just a little more cautious. Check out The Island Packet's writeup here....

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