Blog – 5/04/2011

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Blog May 4, 2011

Being a police officer is a stressful job, for many reasons. There’s the over extended court system, the dangers of street patrol, and even the internal stress and politics of being the enforcement branch of a government entity.  To survive in this environment, it is important to have a good support team.  This could be your co-workers, or a good boss. This could also be a supportive spouse or loved one.  I am a big golf fan. ...

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Happy New Year!

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Blog – Happy New Year!

It’s a new year, again.   As I get older, it seems that new years are coming around much more frequently than they used to.   Historically, the New Year is a time when people make resolutions, many concerning losing weight and/or getting into better shape, or possibly changing a bad habit.   This is a key time in the sale of gym memberships.   Anyone who regularly attends a gym to work out knows that ...

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Holiday Blog

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Thanksgiving is history and we are now into one of the busiest times of the year, especially as far as law enforcement is concerned.   Traffic will be heavy and patience will be low.   Everyone wants to get to the store to get that special something before they are sold out.   With this in mind, I want to give a few holiday tips that, if followed, will not only help you have a more enjoyable holiday season, but ...

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Blog 2nd Edition

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Welcome to the second edition of “The Captain’s Blog”.  I initially thought that I would be turning out one of these jewels about once a week, but as you can see, that hasn’t worked out too well for me.  So…let’s shoot for once a month and see how it goes!

Because I did not get anyone else asking a pertinent question about our agency, or law enforcement in general, I am going to have to go with “Blade”, who wrote:  “I ...

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Welcome to our Blog

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Welcome to the Blog on the Duncan Police Department’s new website!  I would like to thank Missy and the folks at ShowCase Marketing for the great job they did in setting up our website for us.  It was our vision to have an interactive website that we can constantly update with photos and new information, as well as be user friendly for the public.  ShowCase was able to help us obtain our goal.  Please take a little time and tour ...

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Breaking News

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Chief Ryan Cothran was sworn in as President of S.C. Police Chief’s Association on November 2, 2013 at the 25th S.C. Police Chiefs Annual Training Conference. Chief Dan Reynolds of Greer Police Department was elected and sworn in as Vice President. Duncan Municipal Judge / Spartanburg County Magistrate Vicki Rae Smith conducted the swearing in ceremony. The article below was published in Greertoday.com.

Reynolds will ascend to president of Police Chiefs Association in 2015

Greer Police Chief elected vice president; Duncan Police ...

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Crime Statistics: Knowledge is Power

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Crime Statistics –

Below are some links to crime statistics, crime rates and other safety and security issues affecting Duncan and surrounding areas. If you’re looking for information you don’t see here, we’re routinely updating this page to better serve you.

SC Statistical Abstracts

SC Crime and Public Safety Reports

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