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Press Release

Public Service Announcement Campaign | Violent Gun Crime Reduction Partnership

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina -- The United States Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the Columbia Police Department (CPD) and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD), will unveil the latest effort to reduce and prevent violent gun crimes in the City of Columbia and Richland County.

Under the Project Safe Neighborhoods national program, the three law enforcement agencies have developed a community outreach and public service campaign to reduce repeat violence and prevent and deter future violence from occurring.

U.S. Attorney Sherri Lydon and representatives from each agency will outline the campaign and explain the overall impact it will have on citizens and their valued communities.


When:        Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.           

Where:      6100 David Street (Intersection of David and Luke Streets)

                      The Greenview Community – outdoor event


*Note to Media: Several visual aids will be available*




Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated July 24, 2019

Community Outreach
Project Safe Neighborhoods