Crime in South Carolina

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Oconee County Cage, South Carolina

This article refers to crime in the U.S. state of South Carolina.


In 2008 there were 222,751 crimes reported in South Carolina, including 307 murders.[1] In 2014 there were 191,269 crimes reported, including 311 murders.[1]

Capital punishment laws[edit]

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Effgen, Christopher. "South Carolina Crime 1960 - 2016". Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Facts about capital punishment - the death penalty". Retrieved 2 January 2018.