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Bluffton is a town in Beaufort County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 54 square miles (141 sq. km). The Town of Bluffton had a population of approximately 12,530 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Bluffton, South Carolina is Lisa Sulka. Lisa Sulka can be contacted by email at lsulka@townofbluffton.com.

Lisa Sulka, Mayor
Bluffton Town Mayor’s Office
Town of Bluffton
20 Bridge Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: (843) 706-4500 (Town Clerk)
Fax: (843) 757-6720
Email: lsulka@townofbluffton.com

Bluffton Town Mayor

In 2004, the crime-index in Bluffton, South Carolina was 697.4, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 321.9. According to research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 1 registered sex offenders living in Bluffton, South Carolina as of April 16, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Bluffton to the number of sex offenders is 16,177 to 1.

There were an estimated 371 total crimes per 100,000 people in Bluffton, 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 Bluffton is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Bluffton, there were an estimated 41 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 330 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 Bluffton, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Bluffton is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.08 daily crimes that occur in Bluffton.
  • Bluffton is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bluffton you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bluffton has decreased by 11%.

Bluffton, South Carolina Police Station Information

Bluffton Police Department

The Bluffton Police Department has 5 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 738 people.

Christopher Chapmond, Chief of Police
Bluffton Police Department
101 Progressive Street,
Bluffton, SC 29910
Email: cchapmond@townofbluffton.com
Phone: (843) 706-4550
Non-Emergency: (843) 524-2777
Fax: (843) 757-2269
Emergency: 911

Bluffton Police Dept
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Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the Town of Bluffton, South Carolina.

P. J. Tanner, Sheriff
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office
Main Office (Northern Beaufort County)
2001 Duke St,
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
Email: BCSOWebsite@bcgov.net
Phone: (843) 255-3200 and (843) 255-3191 (Chief)
Non-Emergency Dispatch: (843) 524-2777
Emergency: 911

Hilton Head Office (Southern Beaufort County)
70 Shelter Cove Lane
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
Phone: (843) 255-3300

Beaufort County Sheriff
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Beaufort County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Beaufort County Jail
P.O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort South Carolina 29901-1228
Phone: (843) 255-5200

Visitations Hours at Beaufort County Jail:

Alpha 1:
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Inmates on the top tier) and 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Inmates on the bottom tier), Monday
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Inmate on the bottom tier) and 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Inmates on the top tier), Tuesday

Alpha 2, Bravo 1 (Gen Pop and Max), Bravo 3 (max) and Bravo 5:
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm and 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Monday and Tuesday

Inmate Worker:
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (2 hour visitation), Saturday and Sunday. Saturday is designated for children’s day.

Bravo 1 (Super Max) Bravo 2, Bravo 4 (super max), IH, SH, Medical:
8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Monday and Tuesday

Beaufort Jail Visitations
Beaufort County Jail

Police Records Request in Bluffton, South Carolina

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Bluffton Police Department during normal business hours. Requests for police records can be made by completing and submitting the Town’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Form. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Bluffton Police Department
101 Progressive Street,
Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: (843) 706-4550
Fax: 843-757-2269
Email: reports@townofbluffton.com

Bluffton Police Records

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