On Friday night, an Irmo Officer stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Pretty standard stuff usually ends with a written warning, however, during the course of the stop officers found a bookbag with 2 pounds of marijuana and a digital scale inside of it. Officers then learned that driverContinue Reading

Chief Dale would like to announce the newest Corporals in the Patrol Division. Corporal Jeff Thrun and Corporal David Copley were promoted and pinned by Chief Dale and Major Hendricks. Corporal Thrun will serve on Squad 2 and Corporal Copley will serve on Squad 1. Corporal Chris Shirley was alsoContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department charged Jimmy Frederick Hollingsworth, Jr. (24) with Unlawful Conduct Toward a Child stemming from an incident that was reported in March 2022.  Irmo Investigators were called to the Prisma Children’s Hospital after a 5-week-old was brought in for dehydration.  The staff observed injuries that indicated possibleContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department, along with the Irmo Fire District, is investigating a suspicious fire of an unoccupied residence that took place May 14. No one was injured as a result of the blaze and local firefighters were able to extinguish it before it spread to any surrounding properties. TheContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department is currently looking for assistance in locating Karl Hess.  Mr. Hess suffers from dementia and walked away from Harbison Shores assisted living facility during the early morning hours of May 4th, 2022.  Mr. Hess is 73 years old and has issues with speaking because of hisContinue Reading

by Irmo Police Department While on patrol last night, an Irmo Officer stopped a car for an equipment violation. It is important to note that these minor violations typically result in a warning. The suspect pulled into the 7-Eleven parking lot and as the Officer was walking up to theContinue Reading

Senior Corporal Chris Kaderly recently completed the Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Training Program this past week at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. “It was a five-day 40-hour class,” said Kaderly. “In today’s environment, this training could prove invaluable.”The course deals with suicide, mental illness and situations that teach officers how toContinue Reading

Major John Hendricks recently completed the prestigious FBI Command College program. The course is a dynamic, intensive and challenging program designed to prepare law enforcement leaders for command-level positions. “Hands down this was the most fantastic training in my law enforcement career,” said Hendricks. “It was an incredible opportunity toContinue Reading

The Irmo Police Department recently was presented with a demonstration by Stephen Baxley, Owner of AirWorx Unmanned Solutions who outfits law enforcement with aerial drones throughout the state. Baxley demonstrated the capabilities of the drone which has a flight time of up to 35 minutes per charge and can reachContinue Reading