Police HQ move prompts resident concerns of no law enforcement at town

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Residents in Cottageville were concerned that the police force in the Colleton County town had been dissolved after finding the police head quarters abandoned.

But police officials say that it's not the case, rather it was just a move to a new location.

According to Cottageville Police Department Chief Charles Long, the department just moved to the municipal court building on Salley Ackerman Drive.

Long says the move will be more cost effective for the department.

Many residents had believed that the police department was no longer present after reporting that police were not present at the old department's location.

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