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16 Jan
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Greenville Police Foundation Introduces The HERO Games

The Greenville Police Foundation, Greenville City Police, and the Community of West Greenville are proud to introduce the first annual HERO games, a community wide field day event dedicated to getting neighborhood children, community members, and police officers to come together for a day of fun. The HERO Games will take place on Saturday, April […]

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16 Jan
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Greenville Police Foundation Raising Money for Gun Light Kits

By Brianna Smith GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville Police Foundation is looking for donations to help purchase light kits for police officers’ service weapons. The city just approved purchasing around 200 new service weapons for Greenville officers that will replace the two-decade-old guns. With those new guns, the department hopes to add a light kit. […]

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16 Jan
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Greenville Police Department In Need of Updated Firearms, Office Space

By Shale Remien GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Protecting and serving our community, it’s what Greenville Police Officers do every day on the job. The Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller said it can be challenging with outdated firearms and overrun space. “We have units that are split between floors or between buildings, and it’s not ideal from a space […]

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08 Sep
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GPD Foundation Raising Money to Buy Attachable Lights for Officer Firearms

Written by Cindy Landrum When it comes to Greenville Police officers on a nighttime call and what they need to remain safe, the math doesn’t quite add up. Police Chief Ken Miller said officers need three items to be safe — a radio, a gun, and a light. The problem is officers only have two […]

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17 Oct
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Greenville Police Foundation Luncheon

This month we were honored to host our first recognition luncheon! The banquet was a great way to honor our men and women in blue, and all those who work to keep the Greenville Police putting their strongest foot forward. The luncheon, held at the Global Business Park, thanks to board member Vivian Wong, was […]

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26 Aug
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Greenville Journal: Foundation Established to Provide Financial Support for Greenville Police

Read the full article on the Greenville Journal’s website. After a peaceful rally in downtown Greenville in July turned contentious when protestors threatened to shut down Interstate 385, Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller decided his officers needed more training in crowd control management that would make confrontations between law enforcement and protesters less likely. That […]

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24 Aug
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Greenville Police Foundation Launches

Read the full article on the GSA BizWire website. The newly minted and formed Greenville Police Foundation is officially up and running, from its list of initiatives, which can be viewed on their website www.greenvillepolicefoundation.org, to the board of directors and police staff helping keep the Foundation running. Now, more than ever, Police and civilian […]

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19 Aug
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Double Team

Police officers and local youth make connections through basketball outreach Read the full article on the Greenville Journal website. For three hours on Friday evenings at Augusta Heights Baptist Church, Greenville Police Department officers swap their uniforms for gym clothes and play basketball with local at-risk youth through Cops on the Court, a program that […]

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16 Aug
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Greenville Police Release 5-Year Strategic Plan

Read the full article on the Fox Carolina website. Greenville police chief Ken Miller has released the 2016-2021 strategic plan for the Greenville Police Department. The plan identified five strategic priorities for the department: Collaboration with our community to prevent crime, promote safety and enhance quality of life. Developing or adapting equipment, technologies and facilities […]

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08 Jul
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GPD Statement on Recent Violence in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas

The hearts of the men and women of the Greenville Police Department are heavy with grief for the victims and their families in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas.  As difficult as it is to understand why each of these incidents –and others—have occurred, the pain of this loss reverberates within our family and community […]

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