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Aiken, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Aiken is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.8 square miles (54.0 sq. km). The City of Aiken had a population of approximately 29,524 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Aiken, South Carolina is Rick Osbon. Rick Osbon can be contacted at (803) 642-7600.

Rick Osbon, Mayor
Aiken City Mayor’s Office
City of Aiken
135 Laurens St. SW
Aiken, South Carolina 29801
Phone: (803) 642-7600
Hours: 8:10 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Aiken City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Aiken, South Carolina was 493.5, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Aiken, South Carolina as of April 13, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Aiken to the number of sex offenders is 3,900 to 1.

There were an estimated 249 total crimes per 100,000 people in Aiken, South Carolina. This rate is lower than the average in the state of South Carolina which has 3,702 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Aiken is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Aiken, there were an estimated 165 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of South Carolina is 506 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 84 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the South Carolina average of 3,196 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Aiken, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Aiken is 71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.19 daily crimes that occur in Aiken.
  • Aiken is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Aiken you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Aiken has decreased by 86%.

Aiken, South Carolina Police Station Information

Aiken Police Department

The Aiken Police Department has 85 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 25,000 people.

Charles Barranco, Director of Public Safety
Aiken Police Department
251 Laurens St NW
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 642-7620 (Non-Emergency)
Fax: (803) 642-7673
Emergency Dispatch: 911
Hours: 8:10 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Mailing Address:
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Aiken Police Dept

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Aiken, South Carolina.

Michael Hunt, Sheriff
Aiken County Sheriff’s Office
420 Hampton Ave NE
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 642-1761
Fax: (803) 642-7535
Emergency: 911

Aiken County Sheriff
Aiken Sheriff Office
Aiken Sheriff Facebook

Aiken County Jail Information

Aiken County Jail has 407 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Aiken County Jail/Detention Center
435 Wire Road
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 716-8518

Visitations Hours at Aiken County Jail:

Visitation schedule for Aiken County Jail/Detention Center can be found at:

Aiken Visitation Schedule
Aiken County Jail

Police Records Request in Aiken, South Carolina

Public records can be obtained from the City Administrator’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s FOIA Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Administrator’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

Aiken FOIA Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Stephanie Jackson, City Administrator
City of Chester Human Resources Department
City of Aiken
135 Laurens St. SW
Aiken, South Carolina 29801
Phone: (803) 581-5056
Hours: 8:10 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
City Administrator’s
Aiken Office:

Aiken City Administration

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