Thirty-eight law enforcement officers from Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties killed in the line of duty were honored during a Wednesday luncheon for Peace Officer Memorial Day.
A new scholarship at the University of South Carolina Aiken will honor two Aiken police officers who were killed in the line of duty.
The fatal shootings of two Augusta-area police officers in 2011, followed by a third in January, reflect a nationwide trend.
Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. filed notice Thursday, informing defense attorney Aaron Walsh of his intention to seek the death penalty against his client, Stephon M. Carter.
COLUMBIA -- A memorial honoring Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson brought comfort to his loved ones but also reminded them of their pain.
Charles Barranco became Director of Aiken Public Safety on Jan. 21, and has had to lead the department through a difficult period following the deaths of two of its officers.
Experts are working to help officers who live through shootings or witness the death of a colleague get through it and get back on the job.
There is one unwritten rule that every police officer knows: “Make sure you go home at the end of your shift.” Sadly, not every officer is able to comply.
The man charged in the slaying of an Aiken Public Safety officer will have a bond hearing Thursday morning.
Aiken Mayor Fred Cavanaugh presented character awards to the members of Aiken Public Safety's C shift during the City Council meeting Monday night.
Four Aiken Public Safety officers remain off regular duty while awaiting the outcome of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division's investigation into a shootout that left a police officer dead.
The man suspected in the shooting death of an Aiken policeman will return to South Carolina to face the charges.
The man suspected of fatally wounding an Aiken policeman last month has been transferred from a Richmond County hospital to its jail.
Stephon Carter, the man arrested in the Dec. 20 slaying of Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson, remains in the hospital.
The family of Stephon M. Carter has hired trial lawyer Carl B. Grant as a defense attorney, according to a statement from Grant's firm, which has offices in Columbia and Orangeburg, S.C.
AIKEN — Bethany Cemetery was a sea of uniforms Tuesday afternoon as friends, family, community members and law enforcement officers gathered to lay Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scotty ...
AIKEN — For hours Monday, people from Aiken County and elsewhere lined the streets of the city waiting to pay their respects to an officer many had never met.
The Richardson family has released a statement regarding the death of Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson.
A vigil is planned tonight and a funeral on Tuesday for Master Aiken Public Safety Officer Scotty Richardson.
Scotty Richardson became the fifth Aiken Public Safety Department officer to die in the line of duty.