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Myrtle Beach issues key points from operational plan for Memorial Day weekend

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - More than 30 law enforcement agencies have agreed to assist the City of Myrtle Beach during the Memorial Day weekend and Bikefest event, according to a portion of key points taken from an operational plan.

In addition to the local law enforcement agencies, assistance from State law Enforcement agencies to include South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, the South Carolina Department of Corrections and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will be on hand.

The city said it has contacted more than 100 SC police agencies and 35 agencies in Georgia and Florida to be present during the 3-day-weekend.

Here is a list of the 33 agencies planning to assist the City of Myrtle Beach:

Anderson PD, Benedict College PD, Chester PD, Charleston County SO, Charleston County Det. Ctr., Clover PD, Coastal Carolina Univ. Public Safety, Columbia PD, Conway PD, Darlington County SO, Dillon County Detention Ctr., Greenville PD, Florence PD, Horry County PD, Horry County SO, Laurens SO, Lee County SO, Lexington PD, Manning PD, North Charleston PD, Presbyterian College PD, Orangeburg DPS, Sumter County SO & Winthrop Univ. PD, Abbeville SO, Bishopville PD, Cayce DPS, Clarendon County SO, Georgetown PD, Pageland PD, Pine Ridge PD, Regent PD, 14th Circuit Solicitors Office.

The city's Strategic Planning Unit has met with more than 75 constables; 25 of them have confirmed support, according to the plan.

The city said it continues to seek assistance from North Carolina and Georgia State law enforcement agencies.

The city said local and state agencies continue to meet monthly to address needs and areas of concern.

Smaller groups have also formed & have met to address specific areas including law enforcement manpower; personnel logistics; media campaign; traffic diversion details and implementation; equipment and logistical needs.

The city said the Strategic Planning unit continues to meet with all Community Watch groups, and meetings have been held with business owners impacted by the traffic diversion plan.

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To see a portion of key points taken from the city's operational plan for Memorial Day weekend, click here.

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