Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina's 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014 and re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018. 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
Oct 22, 2021
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Kirkland Lee Craven, 21, of North, S.C., on four charges connected to the attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
Oct 21, 2021
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Walter Clyde Huggins, 45, of Camden, S.C., on two charges connected to the solicitation of a minor.
Oct 20, 2021
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 24-state coalition urging the Supreme Court of the United States to uphold the constitutional rights of public employees. The attorneys general are asking the Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against a high school coach who was punished for praying alone on a football field in view of students.
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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