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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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24 Apr
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Benefit for Family of Fallen Greenville Police Officer to Take Place

Event follows celebration of Allen Jacobs’ birthday with family, students, police A benefit for the family of a Greenville police officer who died in the line of duty is scheduled to take place in Travelers Rest on Sunday. Many in the Upstate celebrated fallen Greenville police Officer Allen Jacobs’ birthday on Friday. He would have […]

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15 Apr
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Greenville Goes Blue

Inaugural Greenville County Law Enforcement Appreciation Week set for May 16-20 To celebrate and thank Greenville County law enforcement personnel for their service, as well as bring awareness, the week of May 16-20 will now be known as Greenville County Law Enforcement Appreciation Week. Plans have been in the making for the inaugural weeklong celebration […]

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