Beaufort News

Crime & Public Safety

What turns a domestic call into a police shootout?

The shootout near Hardeeville Thursday night — which left two police officers injured and a suspect dead — highlights the dangers faced by law enforcement personnel when responding to domestic violence incidents. Police officials say the volatile and unpredictable nature of the calls increase the likelihood of a potentially violent confrontation.

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A real footlifter -- The Parris Island Marine Band performs in Beaufort

At its Lowcountry Concert on April 23, 2017 at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort, the Parris Island Marine Band performs "The Footlifter," a march by Henry Fillmore.
A real footlifter -- The Parris Island Marine Band performs in Beaufort 1:30

A real footlifter -- The Parris Island Marine Band performs in Beaufort

Who is Matt Battaglia? 0:43

Who is Matt Battaglia?

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Hazards of the job: Underwater archaeologist

Jasper County Sheriff and Hardeeville Police Chief: suspect had history of violent charges 3:42

Jasper County Sheriff and Hardeeville Police Chief: suspect had history of violent charges