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Report All Suspicious Activity BY CALLING 911 or  743-7200

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Traffic Violations

The Traffic Enforcement Office receives hundreds of traffic complaints each year, and as a result of the high volume of complaints we receive from citizens regarding issues in their neighborhoods, we conduct focused enforcement in certain neighborhoods. We frequently rotate our enforcement to other areas.

 

We encourage you and your neighbors to submit your request for enforcement to your Community Liaison Representative for your area.

 

 

Animal Control and Shelter Information

When the animal's owner cannot be located, the Animal Control deputies who are trained to handle these situations involving domestic animals will remove any stray domestic animals that are unleashed in or near roadways.

 

This unit will transport injured domestic animals to the emergency veterinarian for treatment and conduct the necessary investigations relating to neglected or abused animals.

 

We encourage you and your neighbors to submit your request for enforcement to your Community Liaison Representative for your area.

 

 

Animal Shelters

During Hurricane Season you can shelter your pet by clicking on any of the below links for additional information:
 

http://www.ccso.charlestoncounty.org/index2.asp?p=/animal.html

(Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Office)

www.petswelcome.com

www.charlestonanimalssociety.org

www.aspca.com

www.hsus.org

www.fema.gov/plan/prepare/animals.shtn

www.uan.org

www.ready.gov

 

 

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Courts handle a variety of issues, including restraining orders, traffic violations and criminal cases with punishments of a fine not exceeding $500 plus assessments or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days or both.

 

These courts also handle landlord-tenant problems as well as claim and delivery civil actions and issuance of arrest and search warrants.

 

The Summary Courts Administration provides administrative support to the Centralized Preliminary and Bond Hearing Courts as well as 10 area Magistrate Courts and two Small Claims Courts.

 

For more information click here.

 

 

Charleston County Ordinances

 

Victim Assistance Resources

As a victim, you may feel……

 

Isolated-as if nobody understands your feelings

Frustrated with the lack of information you receive

Angry with the “system”

A lack of control over your situation

Remember: YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

 

In an effort to assist victims of and witnesses to crime, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office has established a Victim/Witness Assistance Program. 

 

This program offers valuable information and assistance to victims/witnesses concerning their rights under South Carolina Law.

 

For more information call 843-745-2250 or click here.

 

 

Senior / Elder Abuse

Most cases of elder abuse goes undetected. Elder abuse refers to intentional or neglectful acts by a caregiver or “trusted” individual that lead to, or may lead to, harm of a vulnerable person. Physical Abuse; Neglect; Emotional or Psychological Abuse; Verbal Abuse and Threats; Financial Abuse and Exploitation; Sexual Abuse and Abandonment are all considered forms of elder abuse.

 

If you suspect an elderly person being neglected or abused report it immediately to your local law enforcement agency.

 

Don’t assume that someone has already reported the suspicious situation. You may also visit www.ncea.aoa.gov or call Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116 for more information on elder abuse or neglect.
 

 

 

 

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HELP US, HELP YOU!

 

 

GOT A TIP? DO YOU KNOW WHO DID THE CRIME?

 

Call or Text CrimeStoppers

 

Phone: (843) 554-4111

 

Text: 274637
(Type - CSL then message)

 

Important Message:  Remember the Code sent back to your phone to claim your Reward if authorized

 

www.5541111.com

 

 

 

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