Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina’s 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014, re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018, and re-elected to a fourth term on November 8, 2022. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina’s families safe, defending their freedom, and protecting their futures.
Legal ServicesThe Legal Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General handles a variety of non-criminal matters on behalf of the state.
Criminal JusticeAlong with the sixteen Circuit Solicitors, the Attorney General is responsible for the prosecution of all criminal matters within the South Carolina judicial system.
Crime Victim ServicesThe Crime Victim Services Division provides assistance including financial compensation, grants, training, certification, and liaison assistance to eligible crime victims and service providers in South Carolina.
From the Office of the Attorney General
Feb 28, 2024
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Justin Thomas Steadman, 41, of Columbia, S.C., on seven charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.
Feb 27, 2024
Attorney General Alan Wilson today sent a letter demanding that federal officials address a recent report that found unaccompanied migrant children in the custody of the federal government are being released into unsafe situations, including into human trafficking.
Feb 26, 2024
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of David Michael Cooksey, 37, of Surfside Beach, S.C., on two charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.
You have rights to justice and due process regardless of race, sex, age, religion, or economic status.
South Carolina’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force works closely with law enforcement around the state, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), and several other state and federal agencies in an effort to keep our children safe online.
The mission of the South Carolina Veteran and Armed Forces Legal Outreach Program is to provide guidance or representation to veterans and members of the Armed Forces. This program is a collaboration between the Attorney General’s Office, the South Carolina Bar and the SC Military Department.
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