Police and Fire

Seniors Lunch with a Cop set

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Greer Community Ministries (GCM) will host Seniors Lunch with a Cop for the Sunnyside community residents on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Residents will be able to enjoy coffee and pastries at 9:30 a.m. followed by a time of leisure and recreation before sharing lunch with Greer Police Department officers at 11 a.m.

Jordan Williams (Officer of the Year) and Hamby

Greer Police Awards

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The Greer Police Department held its annual awards banquet on Friday to recognize employee accomplishments and work ethic during 2022. Chief Matt Hamby awarded four employees for their outstanding performance and character shown last year.

19-year-old dies in Greer wreck

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Rachel Emily Redding, 19, died on Monday in a two-vehicle collision in Greer.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office (GCCO), GCCO responded to 1116 Hudson Road for the collision, which occurred while one vehicle, traveling at a high rate of speed, crossed the center line and struck a second vehicle head on.

Brad Courtney - Tyger River Fire Department

Service Spotlight

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Brad Courtney, Engineer at Tyger River Fire Department, has been a firefighter for 31 years. Coming to Tyger River last August from a large department in Florida, he easily found his community at the small station. 
The Greer Citizen (GC): What made you want to become a firefighter?

Worker rescued from storm drain

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At 7:40 a.m. on Friday, Tyger River Fire Department was dispatched to a new school construction site regarding a man who had fallen down a storm drain.

At the construction site at Pine Ridge Road and Highway 29 in Lyman, Captain Major Lee said workers were putting in storm drains, and a man had fallen 25 feet down one of them.

Kevin Cochran - Wellford Police Department

Service Spotlight

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Kevin Cochran, Lieutenant at Wellford Police Department, has been with law enforcement since 2007. Originally a communications major in college, he found his true desire shortly thereafter, and that was to simply help people.
The Greer Citizen (GC): Tell me how you became a police officer?


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