Next Step Program

Capt. Wendall Harris
(803) 576-1404


mission of the Next Step Program at the Richland County Sheriff's Department is to help empower parents and to help  kids of all walks of life; in all stages of life.  The program consists of intense educational workshops along with family mediation sessions.

The Next Step Program will bridge with other components from the Sheriff's Department and communities. The program will walk the families step-by-step from a troubled situation back to a solid foundation.

For additional information, contact Capt. Wendall Harris at (803) 576-1404  or download the Next Step Program Brochure.

What parents are saying:

"My son and I met for his first mediation and I was impressed with the reinforcement used to keep these kids on the right path to a positive future." J.K. Columbia, SC


"After my first meeting I feel like me and my child are on the way to healing and repairing our problems." T.S. Eastover, SC

"Harris and Singletary did more for my daughter than any other agency has ever done. My daughter is changed. She hugged me and told me goodnight -- I can't remember the last time she did that." S.T. Columbia, SC


Quick Links:

Richland County's Wanted

Unsolved Homicides

Missing Persons

Online Incident Reporting

Incident Report Request

Telephone Reporting System

Community Satisfaction Survey

Commend an Officer

Officer Complaints

Homeland Security

SC Sex Offender Registry



5623 Two Notch Road 
Columbia, South Carolina 29223 
(803) 576-3000 phone (803) 576-3195 fax

Copyright 2009-14 Richland County Sheriff's Department