Operation Safe Outcomes
Presented by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Operation Safe Outcomes
Presented by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Operation Safe Outcomes
Presented by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Operation Safe Outcomes
Presented by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Operation Safe Outcomes
Presented by the Greenville County Sheriff's Office

Operation Safe Outcomes

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a voluntary registry for those who are vulnerable. Operation Safe Outcomes allows the Sheriff’s Office to obtain critical information on individuals who may have Alzheimer’s Disease, Blindness, Autism, Down Syndrome, Deafness, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. This is in addition to other medical and or developmental disabilities that may affect the way individuals interact and respond to law enforcement personnel. This information is obtained before an emergency involving these individuals and will assist law enforcement’s interaction with those who are vulnerable.

Sheriff Hobart Lewis
Sheriff Hobart Lewis

How Operation Safe Outcomes Works

The voluntary information entered by caretakers or family members in the Safe Outcomes application located at www.gcso.org is transferred into the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office CAD (computer-aided dispatch). When 911 receives a call for service and the address is linked with an address registered in Safe Outcomes, the responding officers will be alerted that this is a Safe Outcomes address through their in-car computer. The information and photo (if one was provided) entered by the caretaker and/or family member will then be provided to the responding officers.

Information Collected

The information collected and compiled is crucial to the success of Operation Safe Outcomes. Questions included in the voluntary registry include but are not limited to the following:

  • Safe Outcomes Person Information: Address, Physical Description, & Diagnosis/Disability
  • Special Considerations: Method of Communication, Commonly Worn Items, & Approach Suggestions
  • Primary Contact Information
  • Secondary Contact Information
  • Current Photo
  • Vehicle Information (if applicable)

Caregivers are strongly encouraged to sign back into the registry as often as necessary to update information about the registration. To mitigate confidentiality issues, the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office has included a waiver in the registry. Providing data is completely voluntary and the information will be used solely for the purpose of assisting officers and other first responders in providing service to those they have registered.

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Enrollment Is Easy

Caregivers can enroll family members, friends, or clients with medical/developmental disabilities on the Operation Safe Outcomes website. Once registered, a caregiver can register up to four persons on the Operation Safe Outcomes Portal. This will include names and contact information of family, friends, neighbors who interact with the individual, and a current photo of the individual. THERE IS NO ENROLLMENT FEE.

If you need help with the online application, please call the Public Affairs in the Community Services Division at (864) 467-5576.

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The key to the success of Operation Safe Outcomes initiative is the strong partnerships formed with non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and private businesses. These partnerships can act as force multipliers, expert advisors, and resource providers. Additionally, they can provide assistance with outreach by identifying ways to target groups and to advertise the availability of Operation Safe Outcomes. Most importantly, these groups provide program legitimacy that is often necessary when encouraging caretakers to register their loved ones.


Family Connection of South Carolina

1800 St. Julian Place, Suite 104
Columbia, SC 29204

  • Family resources, training and workshops.
  • Information about schools, home-schooling plans and medical coverage information.

South Carolina Autism Society


South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs

3440 Harden Street Extension
Columbia, SC 29203

  • Applying for services and waivers for 7 types of disabilities:
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Related Disability (a disability related to an intellectual disability)
  • High-Risk Infant
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Head Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Similar Disability (a disability similar to a head [traumatic brain] or spinal cord injury

Project Hope Foundation

2131 Woodruff R. Suite 2100-358
Greenville, SC 29607

  • Various resources
  • Therapy and assistance
  • Community engagement

Greenville Can


  • Recreation guides for autistic individuals as well as other special needs

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services

  • Service dogs for autism or other special needs