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Florence, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Florence is a city in Florence County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 20.9 square miles (54.2 sq. km). The City of Florence had a population of approximately 37,056 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Florence, South Carolina is Stephen J. Wukela. Stephen J. Wukela can be contacted at (843) 669-5634 and by email at swukela@cityofflorence.com.

Stephen J. Wukela, Mayor
Florence City Mayor’s Office
City of Florence
City Center
324 W. Evans St.
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 669-5634
Email: swukela@cityofflorence.com

Florence City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Florence, South Carolina was 580.0, lower 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 27 registered sex offenders living in Florence, South Carolina as of April 20, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Florence to the number of sex offenders is 1,453 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,215 total crimes per 100,000 people in Florence, 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 Florence is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Florence, there were an estimated 487 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 2,728 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 Florence, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Florence is 205% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.91 daily crimes that occur in Florence.
  • Florence is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Florence you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Florence has decreased by 1%.

Florence, South Carolina Police Station Information

Florence Police Department

The Florence Police Department has 99 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 32,000 people.

Allen Heidler, Chief of Police
Florence Police Department
324 West Evans Street
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 665-3191 (Non-Emergency dispatch)
Central Dispatch: (843) 669-3911
Administration: (843) 676-8800
Fax: (843) 679-5677
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Administrative and Records operations)

Florence Police Dept

Florence County Sheriff’s Office

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

Kenney Boone, Sheriff
Florence County Sheriff’s Office
181 North Irby Street Suite 1400
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 676-1260

Florence County Sheriff
Florence Sheriff Office
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Florence County Jail Information

Florence County Jail has 520 jail beds. The physical location of the jail is:

Florence County Jail
6719 Friendfield Road
Effingham, SC 29541
Phone: (843) 413-1291 (Jail Administrator)

Visitations Hours at Florence County Jail:

The Florence County Detention Center uses HomeWAV Video Visitation for inmate visits. Account registration information and visitation schedules can be found at:

HomeWAV Video Visitation
Florence Jail Visitations
Florence County Jail

Police Records Request in Florence, South Carolina

Police reports can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Abbeville Police Department during normal business hours. Requests for police records can be made by completing and submitting the City’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:

Abbeville Police Department
324 West Evans Street
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 676-8800
Fax: (843) 679-5677
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Administrative and Records operations)

Abbeville Police Reports

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

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Drew Griffin, City Manager
Office of the City Manager
City of Florence
City Center
324 W. Evans St.
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: 843-665-3113
Email: dgriffin@cityofflorence.com

Florence City Manager

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