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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.6 square miles (61.0 sq. km). The City of Myrtle Beach had a population of approximately 27,109 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is Brenda Bethune. Brenda Bethune can be contacted at (843) 429-3052 and by email at

Brenda Bethune, Mayor
Myrtle Beach City Mayor’s Office
City of Myrtle Beach
937 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 2468
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
Phone: (843) 429-3052

Myrtle Beach City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was 1138.6, 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 256 registered sex offenders living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as of April 27, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Myrtle Beach to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.

There were an estimated 4,854 total crimes per 100,000 people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This rate is higher than the average in the state of South Carolina which has 3,702 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Myrtle Beach is also higher than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Myrtle Beach, there were an estimated 523 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 4,331 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is higher than both the South Carolina average of 3,196 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and higher than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Myrtle Beach is 433% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 40.1 daily crimes that occur in Myrtle Beach.
  • Myrtle Beach is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Myrtle Beach you have a 1 in 7 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Myrtle Beach has decreased by 8%.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Police Station Information

Myrtle Beach Police Department

The Myrtle Beach Police Department has 173 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 24,000 people.

Amy Prock, Chief of Police
Myrtle Beach Police Department
1101 N Oak St,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone: (843) 918-1382 (Information and Non-Emergency Calls)
Crime Prevention Unit: (843) 918-1806
Fax: (843) 918-1320
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Myrtle Beach Police Warrants
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Horry County Sheriff’s Office

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

Phillip Thompson, Sheriff
Horry County Sheriff’s Office
1301 Second Avenue
P.O. Box 380
Conway, SC 29526
Phone: (843) 915-5450
Fax: (843) 915-6451
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Horry County Sheriff
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Horry County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Horry County Jail (J. Reuben Long Detention Center)
4150 J. Reuben Long Ave.
Conway, SC 29526
Phone: (843) 915-5140
Email: (Director)

Visitations Hours at Horry County Jail:

8:30 am to 3:15 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
8:30 am to 3:15 pm and 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday

Professional Visitations:
5:00 am to 6:30 am, Mornings; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Mid-day and 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, Evenings

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Police Records Request in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

We have not found any police records information on Myrtle Beach. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the Public Information 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 Public Information Office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

FOIA Records Request Form:

Myrtle Beach FOIA Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Public Information Office
City of Myrtle Beach
P. O. Box 2468,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577,
Phone: (843) 429-3052
Fax: 843-918-1028

Myrtle Beach Freedom of Information Request

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