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State of South Carolina
Department of Public Safety

10311 Wilson Blvd.
Blythewood, SC 29016
Nonemergency 803-896-9988

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety includes the Highway Patrol, the Bureau of Protective Services, the State Transport Police Division and the South Carolina Immigration Enforcement Unit. The department helps ensure the safety of citizens by enforcing the traffic, motor vehicle and motor carrier laws, educating the public on highway safety and administering highway safety and criminal justice grant programs.

Department of Emergency Management

2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia, SC 29172

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division leads the state’s emergency management program to minimize the loss of life and property from all hazardous events. It handles prevention of and responses to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, thunderstorms, droughts, hazardous material spills, terrorism and more. Visit the department’s website for more information and to view special preparedness publications on hurricanes, earthquakes and other severe weather.

Charleston County
Emergency Management

Nonemergency 843-746-3800

Charleston County’s Emergency Management Department (EMD) provides leadership and assistance to reduce the loss of life and property from a variety of man-made and natural hazards through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. In 2010, the county’s Emergency Preparedness Division and the Hazardous Materials Division were consolidated under EMD as a single department, centralizing the coordination of emergency preparedness, homeland security and hazardous materials responsibilities.

An EMD duty officer is on call 24/7 to provide assistance to fire, police and medical agencies that respond to emergencies throughout the county. Visit the office’s website for the county’s disaster planning guide and other preparedness information.

Rescue Squad

Nonemergency 843-225-7728


Nonemergency 843-202-1700

Berkeley County
Emergency Preparedness

Nonemergency 843-723-3800

Berkely County’s Department of Emergency Management develops and enhances the county’s disaster preparedness and recovery plans for all hazards. Visit the department’s website for its hurricane guide and other disaster preparedness information.

Rescue Squad

Nonemergency 843-719-4295


Nonemergency 843-719-4465

Dorchester County
Emergency Management

Nonemergency 843-832-0341

Dorchester County’s Emergency Management Department is responsible for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from natural or manmade hazards and managing the county Emergency Operations Center during activations. Visit the department’s website for the county’s hurricane guide and other disaster preparedness information.

Fire Department

Nonemergency 843-563-0214


Nonemergency 843-832-0300

Fire Department

Nonemergency 843-720-1981

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-743-7200

Goose Creek

Nonemergency 843-553-8350

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-863-5200

Moncks Corner
Fire Department

Nonemergency 843-719-7990

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-719-7930

Mount Pleasant
Fire Department

Nonemergency 843-884-0623

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-884-4176

North Charleston
Fire Department

Nonemergency 843-740-2616

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-740-2800

Fire and Rescue

Nonemergency 843-873-5107

Police Department

Nonemergency 843-871-2463

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