Richland County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee


The purpose of the Richland County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council is: (1) to facilitate cross-agency collaboration and information exchange within Richland County’s criminal justice, mental health, and social service systems; (2) to assist in creating and sustain collaboration among a variety of justice and mental health agencies and stakeholders while gaining a greater understanding of systemwide related issues; and (3) to focus on evidence-based research, data examination, policy development, resource allocation, and problem solving through coordinated efforts across Richland County’s criminal justice and mental health providers.


Upcoming Meeting Agenda

Meeting Schedule

Time: 1:00 P.M. — 2:00 P.M.


  • March 22, 2024


Angela Turner, MS

RCCJCC Advisors
Hans Pauling (Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s Office)
Bridget Brown (SC Appleseed)
Kieley Sutton (Richland County Public Defender’s Office)

Grants Manager
Karen Pendleton

Richland County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

1701 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201