Sheriff Leon Lott

Chief Holbrook, Sheriff Lott Respond to Dallas Massacre

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO/PRESS RELEASE) Columbia Police Skip Holbrook and Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott released a statement following the shooting death of five police officers in Dallas on Thursday. Read their full statement: As we are all too aware, tragic events around the country have exposed fractures in the public’s trust of police.  Again, in recent days, we have…

Watch: 21st Century Policing Summit

Richland County,S.C (WOLO) —   Richland County Sheriff’s Department is bridging the gap between the public and law enforcement this weekend and are inviting you to attend. The Summit comes on the heels of  President Barack Obama’s Task Force Recommendations on 21st century policing.  Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is ahead of the curve , as this is a plan…

Watch: Deputy Speaks Out After Shots Fired at Patrol Car

Columbia , S.C. (WOLO) — A Richland County deputy survived a hail of bullets Saturday night. Deputy Christopher Bagby was responding to a domestic disturbance Saturday when investigators say a man with an extensive criminal history opened fire. Officials say the suspect, Arkeem Breeland fired at least 7 shots at Deputy Bagby.  Sheriff Leon Lott said the incident started on…