Dying breed of cops? SC officers like community policing
Residents said they prize the department's quick response times
By Glenn Smith
The Post and Courier
HARLEYVILLE, S.C. — The way Neal Dye sees it, big-city cops are finally coming around to the kind of policing his department has done for years.
At age 83, Dye is thought to be the state's oldest police chief. He's also a walking billboard for community policing, for engaging citizens and building trust to combat crime.