Everyone knows that crime is
increasing at an alarming rate in every corner of the country.
Crime is like a stalker who suddenly appears and turns the life
of an unsuspecting victim upside down. Crime shows no mercy; it
can scar anyone's life at any time.
Although Law Enforcement is working diligently around the clock
to protect and serve the people of this great state, no one can
be guaranteed a safe existence. No longer can we feel confident
that we are automatically safe from personal injury or harm to
our property. No longer can we expect that Law Enforcement
Officers alone are equipped to handle the huge volume of
criminal deeds and violations of the law.
In South Carolina, we are aggressively pursuing solutions to
violence and crime. The State Association of Crime Prevention
Officers plays a major role in this task, however, our
membership has expanded far beyond officers.
PREVENTING CRIME IS EVERYONE'S BUSINESS ... that is the only way
we will succeed in decreasing crime and enhancing our quality of
Each one of us is responsible for preventing crimes and
assisting the Law Enforcement Officers in our local
neighborhoods and communities.
United we stand, divided we place ourselves in danger.