News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2021

Bluffton Police Department received a threat to May River High School, student detained

Bluffton police officers detained a 15-year-old male student as they investigated a reported threat to May River High School. 

“All threats are a serious matter,” Chief Stephenie Price said. “When the safety of our st...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Leadership training initiatives showcasing military, state and law enforcement leaders

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Bluffton Police Chief Stephenie Price is implementing leadership training for the department’s leadership staff, presenting military, state, law enforcement and industry leaders.

“Leadership principles are universal and there’s no better way to teach these...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Bluffton Town offices will close at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 18 due to possible severe weather

Bluffton Town offices will close today, Thursday, March 18, at 1 p.m. due to pending severe weather.

Please call the Town’s Customer Service Center at 843.706.4500 if you need further assistance.

Town Hall business hours are Monday through Thursd...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Bluffton Police Department releases photos of murder suspects

Bluffton Police Department is releasing the photos of the two murder suspects in connection to Friday night’s shooting on Bluffton Parkway which resulted in the death of a Bluffton High School student, another male student being seriously injure...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: March 7, 2021

Two arrested, two sought in connection to Friday night homicide investigation

Bluffton police officers arrested two suspects yesterday on charges of accessory after the fact of murder, which is a felony, for their involvement in Friday night’s shooting incident which resulted in the death of a Bluffton High School student...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: March 6, 2021

Department investigating Friday night murder; Media conference scheduled at 3 p.m. today

Bluffton Police Department officers are investigating a shooting incident which occurred late Friday evening. The incident happened in the area of Bluffton Parkway and Hampton Parkway.  Officers were dispatched to a single vehicle accident. Upon ...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Lowcountry Community Church donated $9,000 for six AEDs to Bluffton Police Department

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Bluffton-based Lowcountry Community Church donated $9,000 to the Bluffton Police Department for six automated external defibrillators (AED) in late January.

“For every member of Lowcountry Community Church who gave an offering which is now a part of this d...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: February 1, 2021

DHEC Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line

In response to overwhelming call volume to the Care Line, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has added a new phone information line to answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines and to help support people searching for ...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: January 26, 2021

“Is this a video of you?” Nope, That’s a Phish

It’s no secret that cybercriminals love social media. Bad guys use platforms like Facebook and Instagram to impersonate your real friends and followers. Using this disguise, the scammers try to trick you into sharing sensitive information.

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: January 13, 2021

HIRING: Recruitment event scheduled for January 23

SERVE WITH PRIDE. LIVE WITH HONOR.
The Bluffton Police Department in South Carolina is hiring. This is your opportunity to work in a community that values your service.
A recruitment event is scheduled for January 23, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 2...
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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Vehicle versus pedestrian accident under investigation

The Bluffton Police Department is currently investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian accident that occurred early morning on New Year’s Day.

Officers were called to the area of 300 Buck Island Road around 5:45 a.m. for the report of a vehicle ve...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Early Wednesday morning shooting under investigation

Bluffton Police Department officers are investigating shots fired at a residence located at 218 Simmonsville Road in which unknown suspect(s) fired multiple rounds at the house.

The residents were inside the house; however no one was injured during the inc...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash