Charleston Police Preliminary Audit Not Egregious, But Department Has Work To Do

By Barney Blakeney Preliminary results of the Charleston Police CNA race bias audit were released last week. The preliminary report consists of some 135 pages that include five sections: Traffic Stops and Field Contacts; Use of force; Complaints; Community Oriented Policing Practices; Recruitment, Hiring, Promotions and Personnel Practices; and Appendixes. Here are some highlights from…

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Poll Managers Needed for the November Election in Charleston County

The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) is in need of additional poll managers for the general election on November 5, 2019. BEVR needs poll managers in the following areas: City of Charleston, Mt. Pleasant and the City of North Charleston.  “Poll managers have a unique opportunity to serve the community, meet their neighbors and become involved in…

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National Voter Registration Day is September 24

The South Carolina State Election Commission, along with Americans across the nation, will be celebrating National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. This is a nationwide effort to register voters before upcoming elections in November. The State Election Commission encourages all South Carolinians to exercise their right to vote in all elections,…

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