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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Town Manager selects next Chief of Police

Bluffton Town Manager Marc Orlando has announced Stephenie Price, who currently serves as the assistant chief of police for Savannah, Georgia, will become the Town of Bluffton chief of police when she is sworn in October 12. 

Orlando said he selec...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Police Provide Public Information Log Online

The Public Information log is available on the Bluffton Police Department website at https://www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/691/Public-Information-Log.

Hard copies of these incident report summaries are located in the lobby of the police department, but having ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

SCAM: New attack uses a CAPTCHA as camouflage

Have you ever found yourself staring at a wobbly letter trying to decide if it is an X or a Y, just to prove to a website that you’re not a robot? This funny little test is called a CAPTCHA and it is used to help prevent automated malicious soft...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Police: Information sought on stolen vehicle

The Bluffton Police Department needs your help locating a stolen vehicle. The vehicle (pictured) is a 1996 BMW Z3 Convertible with a black soft top that is slightly faded in color. The license plate is: SC LNZ424.The vehicle was stolen from Easy-to-Own Fu...
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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K raises more than $4,700 for scholarship fund

Mayor Lisa Sulka accepted checks from the Kiwanis Club of Bluffton and CrossFit843 for donations collected in conjunction with the Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K held on August 1.  

“The generosity of Bluffton never ceases to amaze me. We had a go...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2020

SCDCA: Tips to navigate tax-free weekend August 7-9,2020

Whether you are buying back-to-school items for virtual or in-person school attendance, take advantage of tax-free weekend this weekend, August 7-9, 2020. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to navigate this ...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Be in the know about the latest phone scam

The Bluffton Police Department has received several calls from residents reporting an unknown person calling, claiming to be an officer with the Bluffton Police Department. Once on the phone, the unknown caller says the victim missed Grand Jury and now ha...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 2, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Warning issued for our area

The National Weather Service has issued a TROPICAL STORM WARNING for our area. This means tropical-storm force winds are expected sometime within the next 36 hours, as well as significant amounts of rain. 

In preparation, please see the following:...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: August 1, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Watch issued for our area

According to the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS), Isaias has weakened to a tropical storm; however, it is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight as it approaches the southeast coast of Florida.A TROPICAL STORM WATCH is in effect for our ar...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Emergency Management Division creates videos on hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Season is upon us. In order for the community to be prepared, the Town of Bluffton’s Emergency Management Division is providing videos on what families can do now, before a storm strikes. 

In previous years, the Town’...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2020

What is the difference between an Excessive Heat Watch, Warning, or Advisory?

A common question that we get asked is “what is the difference between an Excessive Heat Watch and Warning, and how do they differ from a Heat Advisory?”Below are the answers:EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCHAn Excessive Heat Watch is issued when t...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Bluffton Police Department postpones National Night Out event

The Bluffton Police Department’s National Night Out event was scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

"This decision was a difficult one, but we believe it is the right one. We are saddened that our community an...

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Bluffton Police Department News Flash
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Mike Hostilo partners with the Town for the Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K

The Town of Bluffton is excited to announce the partnership with the Mike Hostilo Law Firm for this year’s Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K. 

“We are excited to have Mike’s law firm involved this year. Everyone knows his...

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