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Welcome to the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety web site. This site is designed to provide a transparent view into the functions and services provided by our Public Safety agency. We hope this tool will keep the public informed regarding activities in the Orangeburg community that directly or indirectly relate to the department’s operations. We will provide crime trend information through our crime analysis and mapping function and crime prevention techniques through our crime prevention office.



Recent News

February 2018 Employee and Department News

Multiple officers were promoted to the rank of Corporal.  Pictured from left to right are Captain Alfred Alexander, Deputy Director Ed Conner, Corporal Aaron Maier, Corporal Justin Harris, Corporal Steven Kuck, Corporal Kenyatta Jenkins, Corporal Seth Wolfe, Chief Michael Adams, and Captain Victor Cordon.

PSO Misty Burroughs, PSO Phillip Martin, and PSO Jacob Hawkins on graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.


History was made this month at the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety as Chief Michael Adams (left) swore in Engineer Billy Morton (right) as the department's first ever Engineer IV. Mr. Morton has now been promoted to the rank of Sergeant and serves as the department's Fire Training Officer. Join us in congratulating Sergeant Morton on his historic promotion.
 We are happy to introduce three new members to the department.
Mr. Taylor Bonnette (left) and Mr. Hanson Schmid (right) 
will be joining us as firefighter/engineers.
Mr. Eric Boneparte (center) will be joining us as a school resource officer.  

January 2018 Employee and Department News

Congratulations are in order to newly promoted
Lieutenant Aaron Pough (top photo) and
Sergeant Robert Davis (bottom photo).
Chief Adams swore them into their new positions earlier this month.

December 2017 Employee and Department News

ODPS would like to congratulate Public Safety Officers Antranette Green, John Calhoun, Nicholas Smoak, and Nichole Bragdton on graduating the SC Criminal Justice Academy.  
Join us in welcoming our newest member to the family, Animal Control Officer Devon Gilmore.
Through the Department's annual No-Shave November, ODPS employees raised $460 to donate to the local Toys for Tots.  Commandant Willie Dash of the Marine Corps League Detachment 1259 accepted the check on behalf of Toys for Tots. PSO Nichole Bragdton presented the donation along with Captain Alfred Alexander, CPL Robert Davis and ACO Devon Gilmore.


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