News Release: Department of Mental Health’s Division of Public Safety Announces On-site Accreditation Assessment

Columbia, SC – A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will conduct an on-site assessment of the South Carolina Department of Mental Health’s (SCDMH) Division of Public Safety, April 25 through April 27. The accreditation program requires law enforcement agencies to comply with professional standards in the… Read More

News Release: Child Abuse Responders Mark 20 Years of Partnership Protecting Richland County Kids

News Release: Child Abuse Responders Mark 20 Years of Partnership Protecting Richland County Kids Columbia, SC – On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Metropolitan Children’s Advocacy Center (Advocacy Center) will host a rededication of the Richland County Child Abuse Response Team Investigative Protocol, commemorating 20 years of partnership serving Richland County children who have suffered abuse… Read More

Bull Street Campus Visitation

Multiple parcels of the campus of the former South Carolina State Hospital Campus (Bull Street) have been transferred to private ownership. As such, the SCDMH Agency ended public access to the property in January of 2015. Entry to the buildings on the property is off limits to anyone not directly involved with the development of… Read More