Sheriff Leon Lott talks high murder rate in 2018

Sheriff Leon Lott discusses the high number of murders in Richland County during 2018 and what steps the Sheriff's Department has taken to try to stem the killings.
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Sheriff Leon Lott discusses the high number of murders in Richland County during 2018 and what steps the Sheriff's Department has taken to try to stem the killings.

David Travis Bland won the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Judson Chapman Award for community journalism. As The State’s crime, police and public safety reporter, he strives to inform communities about crimes that affect them and give deeper insight into victims, the accused and law enforcement. He studied history with a focus on the American South at the University of South Carolina.