'My policeman': Sumter police officer cares for 43 seniors in Project Checkmate

BY KAYLA ROBINS
kayla@theitem.com
Posted 5/19/19

When the ice storm took the power out, the lightbulb went on.

The Sumter Police Department had already been running its I'm OK Program with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office for more than 30 years. Officers checked on elderly residents, often …

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