South Carolina Forestry Commission
News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2006

NEW OFFICER ASSIGNED TO STATE FOREST Matthew Crow being sworn in.

(Columbia, SC) -- A new officer is now patrolling on Sand Hills State Forest. Officer Matthew Crow assumed law enforcement duties on the 46,000 acre forest last week.

An eight-year law enforcement veteran, Crow joined the Forestry Commission in October. He had previously served with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office.

Crow will work a flexible schedule, providing an after-hours law enforcement presence on the forest. In addition to enforcing State Forest regulations, he will provide an added measure of assistance and security to forest users.

For information on the forest and its regulations, contact Sand Hills State Forest headquarters at 843-498-6478 or visit the Forestry Commission web site at www.state.sc.us/forest/refshill.htm.

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For more information, contact: Ken Cabe, 803-896-8820

 

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