Travelers Rest at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
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Full-time law enforcement staff, Travelers Rest Police Department
- 20 Officers
- 6 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 2.86 Travelers Rest
- 4.3 National average, cities with under 10,000 population
- 2.2 National average
These figures reflect the Travelers Rest Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|TRAVELERS REST, CITY OF THE PURPOSE OF THE COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) PROGRAM IS TO ADVANCE THE PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY POLICING THROUGH THE HIRE OR REHIRE OF ADDITIONAL CAREER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. FUNDING UNDER THIS AWARD PROGRAM WILL BE UTILIZED BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO HIRE AND REHIRE CAREER LAW ENFORCEME…||Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions||16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants||Prime|
Recent equipment transfers
|Ship date||Item and National Stock Number (NSN)||Quantity||Acquisition value, each||Acquisition value, total||DEMIL code||DEMIL IC|
|3||3 @ $76.11||$228.33||D||1|
|11||11 @ $59.21||$651.31||D||1|
|3/2/2018||BARREL AND FRONT SIGHT ASSEMBLY
|11||11 @ $131.00||$1,441.00||D||1|
|1||1 @ $76.11||$76.11||D||1|
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in.
The City and Police Department of Travelers Rest, South Carolina settled a lawsuit involving negligence and negligent supervision brought by a teenager who was sexually assaulted and threatened by a police officer.
In August 2019, then-Officer Shawn Jenkins met a 17-year-old who he mentored through a youth program and brought him to his house. Jenkins subsequently threatened the teenager with a stun gun and sexually assaulted him. The victim sued in November 2020, and a settlement was reached in January 2022 for an undisclosed amount. As of January 28, 2022, criminal charges against Jenkins remained pending, and he was fired from the department following the investigation.