Orangeburg Department of Public Safety

Former Orangeburg DPS officer charged for use of force incident was previously fired from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

We’re learning more about the history of a former Midlands law enforcement officer charged with assault, after Orangeburg police say he stomped on the head and neck of a man he suspected may have had a gun. According to documents obtained from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, David Lance Dukes was terminated from his position there for creating a “hostile work environment.”