Police and Fire

Brad Courtney - Tyger River Fire Department

Service Spotlight

Brad Courtney, Engineer at Tyger River Fire Department, has been a firefighter for 31 years. Coming to Tyger River last August from a large department in Florida, he easily found his community at the small station. 
 
The Greer Citizen (GC): What made you want to become a firefighter?
 

Worker rescued from storm drain

At 7:40 a.m. on Friday, Tyger River Fire Department was dispatched to a new school construction site regarding a man who had fallen down a storm drain.

At the construction site at Pine Ridge Road and Highway 29 in Lyman, Captain Major Lee said workers were putting in storm drains, and a man had fallen 25 feet down one of them.

Kevin Cochran - Wellford Police Department

Service Spotlight

Kevin Cochran, Lieutenant at Wellford Police Department, has been with law enforcement since 2007. Originally a communications major in college, he found his true desire shortly thereafter, and that was to simply help people.
 
The Greer Citizen (GC): Tell me how you became a police officer?
 

Greer man dies in wreck

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Tyson D. Nesbett, 38, of Greer died in a single motor vehicle collision on January 19.

According to the Greenville County Coroner’s Office (GCCO), the GCCO and the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to 246 Bates Crossing Road in Travelers Rest.

The restrained driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

Danielle Brisco - Wellford Police Department

Service Spotlight

Danielle Brisco, police officer at Wellford Police Department, just joined the team full-time back in September, as she is fresh out of the academy; however, she’s been part of the Wellford PD family long before that.
 
The Greer Citizen (GC): Tell me the story of how you got to WPD.
 

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