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Cheraw, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Cheraw is a town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14.1 sq. km). The Town of Cheraw had a population of approximately 5,851 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Cheraw, South Carolina is Andy Ingram. Andy Ingram can be contacted at (843) 537-5946 and by email at

Andy Ingram, Mayor
Cheraw Town Mayor’s Office
Town of Cheraw
309 Kershaw Street
Cheraw, SC 29520
Phone: (843) 537-5946

In 2016, the crime-index in Cheraw, South Carolina was 5274, 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 1 registered sex offenders living in Cheraw, South Carolina as of April 17, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Cheraw to the number of sex offenders is 5,944 to 1.

There were an estimated 486 total crimes per 100,000 people in Cheraw, 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 Cheraw is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Cheraw, there were an estimated 70 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 416 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 Cheraw, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Cheraw is 207% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 23.08 daily crimes that occur in Cheraw.
  • Cheraw is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cheraw you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cheraw has decreased by 5%.

Cheraw, South Carolina Police Station Information

Cheraw Police Department

The Cheraw Police Department has 23 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 6,000 people.

W. Keith Thomas, Chief of Police
Cheraw Police Department
258 2nd Street,
Cheraw, SC 29520
Phone: (843) 537-7868
Fax: (843) 537-8409
Emergency: 911

Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office

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

James ‘JD’ Dixon, Sheriff
Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office
203 Watson Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709
Phone: (843) 623-2101
Fax: (843) 623-3534
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Chesterfield County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Chesterfield County Jail
317 Goodale Road
Chesterfield, SC 29709
Phone: (843) 623-9713
Main/Booking: (843) 623-3385
Fax: (843) 623-2088
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Visitations Hours at Chesterfield County Jail:

Sentenced inmates visit on-site:
10:00 am to 12:00 Noon (Last Names A – L) and 12:00 am to 2:00 pm (Last Names M – Z)

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Police Records Request in Cheraw, South Carolina

We have not found any police records information on Cheraw. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the Town’s FOIA Records Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the Town Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Clementine Ellis, Town Clerk
Office of the Town Clerk
Town of Cheraw
200 Market Street
PO Box 219
Cheraw, SC 29520
Phone: (843) 537-8400, (888) 537-0014

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