The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division is an independent state law enforcement agency. The mission of the agency is to provide quality manpower and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies and to conduct investigations on behalf of the state as directed by the Governor and Attorney General. Duties also include overseeing the state's crime lab, maintaining the state's criminal records database, maintaining the Amber Alert program, oversight of the State Constables and private security guards and heading up the state's Office of Homeland Security.

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  • 2022 accountability report 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2022)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • Fines and fees report Fiscal Year 2021-22 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022)
    This is the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • SLED updated guidance on juvenile sex offenders 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-07-27)
    On May 23, 2022, Act 221 (formerly House Bill 4065) went into effect. This law affords all sex offenders in South Carolina a mechanism to seek removal from South Carolina’s lifetime sex offender registry in response to ...
  • SLED guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act : out-of-state adult offenders 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division publishes guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offenders Registry Act with information on the tiers of offenders per the law.
  • SLED guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act : adult tier III offenders - South Carolina adjudication or conviction 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division publishes guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offenders Registry Act with information on the tiers of offenders per the law.
  • SLED guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act : adult tier I offenders - South Carolina adjudication or conviction 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division publishes guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offenders Registry Act with information on the tiers of offenders per the law.
  • SLED guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry Act : adult tier II offenders - South Carolina adjudication or conviction 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division publishes guidance on the updates to the South Carolina Sex Offenders Registry Act with information on the tiers of offenders per the law.
  • SLED guidance on juvenile sex offender registration 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    On May 23, 2022, Governor Henry D. McMaster signed Act former House Bill 4075 into law. This Act affords all sex offenders in South Carolina a mechanism to seek removal from South Carolina’s lifetime sex offender registry ...
  • SLED guidance on how to apply for removal from the sex offender registry for tier I and tier II adult offenders 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (2022-05-24)
    On May 23, 2022, Governor Henry D. McMaster signed Act former House Bill 4075 into law. This Act affords all sex offenders in South Carolina a mechanism to seek removal from South Carolina’s lifetime sex offender registry ...
  • Crime in South Carolina 2020 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division publishes Crime in South Carolina, an annual report that provides general information about crime trends, provides crime data at the county level for the most recent year ...
  • Fiscal Year 2020-2021 accountability report 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021)
    South Carolina laws require that each state agency publish and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an annual accountability report that contains the agency's or department's mission, objectives to accomplish ...
  • Fines and fees report Fiscal Year 2020-21 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-03)
    This is the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division's report for fine and fee revenue to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • South Carolina State Constable Program policies and procedures 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-27)
    These policies prescribe eligibility, method of application, required training, expected conduct, commission restrictions, allowed equipment, required credentials, approved uniforms, and other substantive matters pertaining ...
  • 2002 Child Fatalities annual report - rate information 

    South Carolina State Child Fatalities Advisory Committee. (South Carolina State Library, 2002)
    This summary details the data of child fatalities in the state of South Carolina and provides basic profiling of some of the child deaths from 1993 through 2002.
  • South Carolina child fatalities annual report 1993-2000 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Department of Child Fatalities (South Carolina State Library, 2000)
    This summary details the data of child fatalities in the state of South Carolina for the years 1998 and 1999 and provides basic profiling of some of the child deaths from 1993 through 1999. Over the five years from 1993 ...
  • South Carolina concealed weapons permits - Calendar Year 2010 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    These statistics about concealed weapons permits are broken down by county name, total current active permits, total renewals submitted, total issued (new and renewals), total renewals issued, total denied applications ...
  • South Carolina concealed weapons permits - Calendar Year 2009 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    These statistics about concealed weapons permits are broken down by county name, total current active permits, total renewals submitted, total issued (new and renewals), total renewals issued, total denied applications ...
  • South Carolina concealed weapons permits - Calendar Year 2008 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2008)
    These statistics about concealed weapons permits are broken down by county name, total current active permits, total renewals submitted, total issued (new and renewals), total renewals issued, total denied applications ...
  • South Carolina concealed weapons permits - Calendar Year 2007 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2007)
    These statistics about concealed weapons permits are broken down by county name, total current active permits, total renewals submitted, total issued (new and renewals), total renewals issued, total denied applications ...
  • South Carolina concealed weapons permits - Calendar Year 2006 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2006-12-31)
    These statistics about concealed weapons permits are broken down by county name, total current active permits, total renewals submitted, total issued (new and renewals), total renewals issued, total denied applications ...

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