Hanahan Police Department

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A Hanahan police officer has been arrested for alleged domestic violence.

Travis Charles Dodd was charged with third-degree domestic violence on Saturday, according to court records. He was released on personal recognizance.

Dodd's first court appearance is scheduled for March 17, according to court records. 

Hanahan Deputy Chief Michael Fowler confirmed that Dodd is an officer for the department.

Dodd has been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation, according to a statement from Chief Dennis Turner.

Under South Carolina law, third-degree domestic violence is a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in prison and/or a fine of $1,000 to $2,500.

No further information regarding the case, including Dodd's jail booking information, was available Saturday night.

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Gregory Yee covers breaking news and public safety. He's a native Angeleno and previously covered crime and courts for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA. He studied journalism and Spanish literature at the University of California, Irvine.

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