By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) has been retrofitting deputy uniforms, both shirts and ballistic vests, with the words PEACEContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Forty-plus Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) patrol vehicles, including two RCSD motorcycles, assembled at Cardinal Newman HighContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Victims Services Unit received 13 handmade children’s quilts from the Julie Vanderpool Quilters ofContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. It has been a testing two weeks for the Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD). First was the successful RCSD-led stingContinue Reading

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Ryan Newell, 31, and Cory Woods, 29, both of Columbia, were sentenced to federal prison forContinue Reading

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Reserve Deputy Paul Waldner was in France last week as part of a contingent of parachutists jumping over Normandy during theContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Candidates for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Response Team (RCSD-SRT) were put through the paces last week as theyContinue Reading