26 Apr
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City Budget Calls for 10 Additional Police Officers in Downtown Greenville

Greenville Police Dept. asks for ten more police officers to patrol the Central Business District in downtown area. Security in downtown areas is ramping up across the country and Greenville is no exception. View WYFF 4’s Video Now >> As downtown continues to see unprecedented growth, concerns for public safety arise as well. To match […]

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05 Apr
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Proposed City Budget Adds Downtown Police Officers

More police officers would patrol Greenville’s downtown under the city’s proposed 2018-19 operating budget. Police Chief Ken Miller had proposed in January the city create a special downtown “entertainment district unit,” which would patrol from Markley Street near Fluor Field in the West End to Beattie Street near the Hyatt from 3 p.m.-3 a.m. to […]

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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 The Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller said it can be challenging with outdated firearms and overrun space.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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