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Lake City, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Lake City is a city in Florence County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (13.55 sq. km). The City of Lake City had a population of approximately 6,675 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Lake City, South Carolina is Lovith Anderson, Jr. Lovith Anderson, Jr. can be contacted at (843) 374-5421 and by email at administration@cityoflakecity.org (Administration).

Lovith Anderson, Jr., Mayor
Lake City Mayor’s Office
City of Lake City
202 Kelley Street
P.O. Box 1329
Lake City, SC 29560
Phone: (843) 374-5421
Email: administration@cityoflakecity.org (Administration)

Lake City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Lake City, South Carolina was 803.9, 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 3 registered sex offenders living in Lake City, South Carolina as of April 24, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Lake City to the number of sex offenders is 2,309 to 1.

There were an estimated 546 total crimes per 100,000 people in Lake City, 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 Lake City is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Lake City, there were an estimated 109 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 437 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 Lake City, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Lake City is 194% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.08 daily crimes that occur in Lake City.
  • Lake City is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake City you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake City has decreased by 11%.

Lake City, South Carolina Police Station Information

Lake City Police Department

The Lake City Police Department has 31 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 7,800 people.

Kip Coker, Chief of Police
Lake City Police Department
202 Kelley Street
Lake City, SC 29560
Phone: (843) 374-5411 and (843) 374-5412
Fax: (843) 374-5742
Emergency: 911

Lake City Police Dept
Lake City Police Facebook

Florence County Sheriff’s Office

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Lake City, 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
Florence Sheriff Facebook

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 Lake City, South Carolina

We have not found any police records information on Lake City. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the Lake City Municipal Court. 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 Lake City Municipal Court office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Lake City Municipal Court
202 Kelley Street, PO Box 1329
Lake City, SC 29560
Phone: 843-394-5421
Fax: 843-394-5742

Lake City Municipal Court

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