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Richland County Sheriff's Office Columbia Richland County SC Drones DJI
The Richland County Sheriff's Office's Department operates four DJI drones as of 2010, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: Richland County Sheriff's Office
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The Richland County Sheriff's Office's Department operates four DJI drones as of 2010, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Blythewood Richland County, Fairfield County SC Drones DJI
The South Carolina Highway Patrol operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.
Agency: South Carolina Highway Patrol
State: SC
City: Blythewood
County: Richland County, Fairfield County
Technology: Drones
Vendor: DJI

The South Carolina Highway Patrol operates one DJI Phantom drone as of 2016, according to data compiled by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College.

Richland County Sheriff's Office Columbia Richland County SC Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
The Richland County Sheriff's Office installed Flock Safety automated license plate readers at five locations across Richland County in 2022.
Agency: Richland County Sheriff's Office
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

The Richland County Sheriff's Office installed Flock Safety automated license plate readers at five locations across Richland County in 2022.

Lexington Police Department Lexington Lexington County SC Automated License Plate Readers Flock Safety
As of April 2024, the Lexington Police Department operates four Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.
Agency: Lexington Police Department
State: SC
City: Lexington
County: Lexington County
Technology: Automated License Plate Readers
Vendor: Flock Safety

As of April 2024, the Lexington Police Department operates four Flock Safety automated license plate readers. The agency stores ALPR data for 30 days.

Columbia Police Department Columbia Lexington County, Richland County SC Gunshot Detection ShotSpotter
The Columbia Police Department started using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2019 at an initial cost of $1.13 million.
Agency: Columbia Police Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Lexington County, Richland County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: ShotSpotter

The Columbia Police Department started using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2019 at an initial cost of $1.13 million.

Richland County Sheriff's Office Columbia Richland County SC Gunshot Detection SoundThinking
The Richland County Sheriff's Office began using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2022.
Agency: Richland County Sheriff's Office
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Gunshot Detection
Vendor: SoundThinking

The Richland County Sheriff's Office began using ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2022.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Columbia Richland County SC Third-party Investigative Platforms Thomson Reuters
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department uses the Thomson Reuters CLEAR investigative platform.
Agency: Richland County Sheriff’s Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Third-party Investigative Platforms
Vendor: Thomson Reuters

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department uses the Thomson Reuters CLEAR investigative platform.

Columbia College Police Department Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
The Columbia College Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.
Agency: Columbia College Police Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

The Columbia College Police Department uses Wolfcom body-worn cameras, according to a testimonial on the company's website.

Columbia College Police Department Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras Wolfcom
Columbia College Police Department has used Wolfcom body-worn cameras since at least 2019.
Agency: Columbia College Police Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor: Wolfcom

Columbia College Police Department has used Wolfcom body-worn cameras since at least 2019.

South Carolina Department of Mental Health Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $164,726 to the South Carolina Department of Mental Health in 2017 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: South Carolina Department of Mental Health
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $164,726 to the South Carolina Department of Mental Health in 2017 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $450,605 to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.
Agency: South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $450,605 to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division in 2016 as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's body-worn camera grant program.

Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office Lexington Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office received $51072.61 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2018.
Agency: Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office
State: SC
City: Lexington
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Eleventh Circuit Solicitor's Office received $51072.61 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2018.

Swansea Police Department Swansea Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Swansea Police Department received $3600 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2018.
Agency: Swansea Police Department
State: SC
City: Swansea
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Swansea Police Department received $3600 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2018.

South Carolina Department of Corrections Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The South Carolina Department of Corrections received $111001.9 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2023.
Agency: South Carolina Department of Corrections
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The South Carolina Department of Corrections received $111001.9 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal year 2023.

South Congaree Police Department South Congaree Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The South Congaree Police Department received a total of $43280 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2019.
Agency: South Congaree Police Department
State: SC
City: South Congaree
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The South Congaree Police Department received a total of $43280 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2019.

Allen University Campus Police Department Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Allen University Campus Police Department received a total of $42617.2 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2021.
Agency: Allen University Campus Police Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Allen University Campus Police Department received a total of $42617.2 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2021.

Benedict College Police Department Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Benedict College Police Department received a total of $28805 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2022.
Agency: Benedict College Police Department
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Benedict College Police Department received a total of $28805 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2022.

Cayce Police Department Cayce Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Cayce Police Department received a total of $58555.85 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2022.
Agency: Cayce Police Department
State: SC
City: Cayce
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Cayce Police Department received a total of $58555.85 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2022.

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office Winnsboro Fairfield County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office received a total of $53058.18 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2023.
Agency: Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
State: SC
City: Winnsboro
County: Fairfield County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office received a total of $53058.18 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2018-2023.

South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services Columbia Richland County SC Body-worn Cameras
The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services received a total of $841117.37 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2019-2023.
Agency: South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services received a total of $841117.37 in state funding for body-worn cameras in fiscal years 2019-2023.

South Carolina Information and Intelligence Center Columbia Richland County SC Fusion Center
The South Carolina Information and Intelligence Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.
Agency: South Carolina Information and Intelligence Center
State: SC
City: Columbia
County: Richland County
Technology: Fusion Center
Vendor:

The South Carolina Information and Intelligence Center is one of 79 fusion centers in the United States. Operated by local and state law enforcement in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, a fusion center serves as a command center for gathering, analyzing and disseminating intelligence and other public safety information.

Batesburg-Leesville Police Department Batesburg-Leesville Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Batesburg-Leesville Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $13,463 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Agency: Batesburg-Leesville Police Department
State: SC
City: Batesburg-Leesville
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Batesburg-Leesville Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $13,463 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Bethune Police Department Bethune Kershaw County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Bethune Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $1,800 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Agency: Bethune Police Department
State: SC
City: Bethune
County: Kershaw County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Bethune Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $1,800 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Camden Police Department Camden Kershaw County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Camden Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $26,315 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Agency: Camden Police Department
State: SC
City: Camden
County: Kershaw County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Camden Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $26,315 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Chapin Police Department Chapin Lexington County SC Body-worn Cameras
The Chapin Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $6,700 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Agency: Chapin Police Department
State: SC
City: Chapin
County: Lexington County
Technology: Body-worn Cameras
Vendor:

The Chapin Police Department purchased body-worn cameras in 2016 with a $6,700 grant through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.