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Forward Together

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It has been more than a week since George Floyd’s death. Mr. Floyd’s death was the result of a significant act of injustice. Police officers are sworn to serve and protect their communities. The acts of the four Minneapolis Police Officers were in direct violation of this oath. Our action...
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Creating a Coordinated Community Response during COVID-19

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Yesterday afternoon, we hosted a conference call with our police partners, community service providers, and neighborhood leaders in North Columbia. The goal was to create space for a coordinated community response. Open dialogue is a critical tool for ensuring access to resources during the #coronavirus response. Here are a few tips for...
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BBQ Fundraiser Supports Serve & Connect

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Scotty and Susan Mill, owners of Palmetto Automatic Sprinkler Company, (PASCO), annually host an event to raise funds for a local charity.  The event is held at their farm on the Broad River and this year's recipient organization is Serve & Connect.    Funds are raised through the sale of...
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Camden’s Lt. Penny Lloyd Makes an Impact

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Take a look at this testimonial from a Camden police officer who used Greg’s Groceries to make a difference in a family’s life, spark positive change in the community, and show us that, Together We Are Better!  When Lieutenant Penny Lloyd heard news of that a citizen she knew was...
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Introducing Our Finalists: Steffonie Cockerill

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Meet our seventh and final finalists for the 4th Annual Officer Gregory Alia Award, PFC Steffonie Cockerill of the Town of Lexington Police Department. PFC Cockerill was nominated by Buckle Buddies for her passion and advocacy for child safety, a trait recogized by others including her selection as Law Enforcement…

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Introducing Our Finalists: Jessica Davis

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Meet our sixth finalist for the 4th Annual Officer Gregory Alia Award, PFC Jessica Davis of the Ware Shoals Police Department.  PFC Davis was nominated by both her department and by a local business owner in Ware Shoals. Her nomination stated, “My family and I have considered her a friend…

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Introducing Our Finalists: Karlee Foster

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Meet our fifth finalist for the 4th Annual Officer Gregory Alia Award, Officer Karlee Foster of the Simpsonville Police Department. Officer Foster was nominated by her community and her department because of the enormous amount of time that she has dedicated to community service. An officer for less than three…

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Nomination for Zach Ervin: A Letter from a Student

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Officer Zach Ervin with the Greenville Police Department is one of our finalists for the 4th Annual Greg Alia Award. Read more on Officer Ervin from the perspective of a student whose life he touched in his role as a School Resource Officer. *********************************************************************** To Whom It May Concern: I...
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