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Pickens, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Pickens is a city in Pickens County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 sq. km). The City of Pickens had a population of approximately 3,126 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Pickens, South Carolina is David Owens. David Owens can be contacted at (864) 878-6421 and by email at dowens@pickenscity.com.

David Owens, Mayor
Pickens City Mayor’s Office
City of Pickens
219 Pendleton St
Pickens, SC 29671
Phone: (864) 878-6421
Email: dowens@pickenscity.com

Pickens City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Pickens, South Carolina was 611.1, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 283.8 According to research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Pickens, South Carolina as of April 28, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Pickens to the number of sex offenders is 650 to 1.

There were an estimated 236 total crimes per 100,000 people in Pickens, 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 Pickens is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Pickens, there were an estimated 27 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 209 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 Pickens, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Pickens is 169% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.2 daily crimes that occur in Pickens.
  • Pickens is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pickens you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pickens has decreased by 12%.

Pickens, South Carolina Police Station Information

Pickens Police Department

The Pickens Police Department has 12 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4,000 people.

Travis Riggs, Chief of Police
Pickens Police Department
304 Johnson Street
P.O. Box 217
Pickens, SC 29671
Email: triggs@pickenscity.com
Phone: (864) 878-6366
Police Records: (864) 878-7361
Fax: (864) 878-8234
Emergency: 911

Pickens Police Dept

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office

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

Rick Clark, Sheriff
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office
216 C. David Stone Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671
Email: PCSO_MAIL@co.pickens.sc.us
Phone: (864) 898-5534 (Administrative Secretary)
Detective Division: (864) 898-5534
Patrol Division: (864) 898-5500 (Non-Emergency)
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Pickens County Sheriff
Pickens Sheriff Facebook

Pickens County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Pickens County Jail
216 C. David Stone Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671
Phone: (864) 898-5502(Facility Lieutenant)

Pickens Jail Visitations
Pickens County Jail

Police Records Request in Pickens, South Carolina

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

S. Kinsey, Records
Pickens Police Department
304 Johnson Street
P.O. Box 217
Pickens, SC 29671
Email: triggs@pickenscity.com
Phone: (864) 878-6366
Police Records: (864) 878-7361
Fax: (864) 878-8234

Pickens Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Administrator’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 Administrator’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

David Poulson, City Administrator
Office of the City Administrator
City of Pickens
City Hall
219 Pendleton Street
PO Box 217
Pickens, SC 29671
Email: dpoulson@pickenscity.com
Phone: 864.878.6421
Fax: 864.878.0450

Pickens City Administrator

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