September 14, 2021: Chris Cowan has been appointed as the new Police Chief for Cayce, SC. Mr. Cowan is currently a Deputy Chief for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Chief Cowan has also held several Statewide leadership roles in South Carolina. He worked as a President, as an Enforcement Officers Associate, as a Chairperson, and as an Attorney General Law Enforcement Officer. He earned a BA in Political Science at the University of South Carolina and a master’s certificate from the Australian Institute of Police Management. Police Chief Chris Cowan replaces retired Public Safety Director Byron Snellgrove.