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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  • Fiscal Year 2020-2021 accountability report 

    South Carolina State 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 ...
  • SC Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) charter 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Office of Homeland Security (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05-15)
    This charter of the Homeland Security Advisory Council is set up to provide South Carolina a comprehensive, integrated homeland security capability that prevents, protects from, responds to and aids in the recovery from ...
  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Forensic Services Laboratory evidence submission manual 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Forensic Services Laboratory (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12)
    The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Forensic Services Laboratory Evidence Submission Manual has been developed to provide the criminal justice community with information concerning procedures for the collection, ...
  • Crime in South Carolina 2019 

    South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division; South Carolina Department of Public Safety (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-28)
    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 2019-2020 accountability report 

    South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, a description of the leadership system, customer focus and ...
  • SLED guidance on compliance with Governor McMaster's "home or work" order 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-08)
    This explains Governor McMaster's "home or work" order in relationship to law enforcement during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Forensic Services Laboratory evidence submission manual 

    South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Forensic Services Laboratory (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-13)
    The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Forensic Services Laboratory Evidence Submission Manual has been developed to provide the criminal justice community with information concerning procedures for the collection, ...
  • History of the former state constabulary and relevance to SLED 

    Huguley, Mark; South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-06)
    This tells the history of South Carolina state constables as a forerunner to SLED.
  • Fiscal Year 2018-2019 accountability report 

    South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, a description of the leadership system, customer focus and ...
  • Crime in South Carolina 2018 

    South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division; South Carolina Department of Public Safety (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-29)
    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 ...
  • Crime in South Carolina 2017 

    South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division; South Carolina Department of Public Safety (South Carolina State Library, 2019-01-31)
    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 ...

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