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Rock Hill, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Rock Hill is a city in York County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 43.16 square miles (111.8 sq. km). The City of Rock Hill had a population of approximately 66,154 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Rock Hill, South Carolina is John Gettys. John Gettys can be contacted at (803) 329-7011 and by email at

John Gettys, Mayor
Rock Hill City Mayor’s Office
City of Rock Hill
P.O. Box 11706
Rock Hill, SC 29731-1706
Phone: (803) 329-7011

Rock Hill City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Rock Hill, South Carolina was 356.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 283.7. According to research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Rock Hill, South Carolina as of April 29, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Rock Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,541 to 1.

There were an estimated 3,476 total crimes per 100,000 people in Rock Hill, 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 Rock Hill is also higher than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Rock Hill, there were an estimated 469 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 3,007 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 higher than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Rock Hill, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Rock Hill is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.86 daily crimes that occur in Rock Hill.
  • Rock Hill is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rock Hill you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rock Hill has increased by 1%.

Rock Hill, South Carolina Police Station Information

Rock Hill Police Department

The Rock Hill Police Department has 120 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 55,000 people.

Chris Watts, Chief of Police
Rock Hill Police Department
120 E. Black Street
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: (803) 329-7200 (Department) or (803) 329-7282 (Chief)
Fax: (803) 329-7260
Emergency: 911

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11706
Rock Hill, SC 29731-1706

Rock Hill Police Dept
Rock Hill Police Facebook

York County Sheriff’s Office

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

Kevin R. Tolson, Sheriff
York County Sheriff’s Office
Moss Justice Center
1675-2A York Highway
York, SC 29745
Phone: (803) 628-3059 and (803) 628-3057 (Sheriff)
Non-Emergency after Hours: (803) 628-3056
Fax: (803) 628-3075
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

York County Sheriff
York Sheriff Facebook

York County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

York County Jail
778 Justice Boulevard
York, SC 29745
Phone: (803) 628-3052
Fax: (803) 628-3266 (Administrative) and (803) 628-3155 (Booking)

Visitations Hours at York County Jail:

6:15 pm to 8:15 pm, Monday (Male state inmates, male Family Court inmates, and male county inmates serving more than 90 days)
6:15 pm to 8:15 pm, Tuesday (Male county inmates serving less than 90 days)
6:15 pm to 8:15 pm, Wednesday (Male work release inmates)
6:15 pm to 8:15 pm, Thursday (All female inmates)

York Jail Visitations
York County Jail

Police Records Request in Rock Hill, South Carolina

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

FOIA Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

David B. Vehaun, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Rock Hill
City Hall
155 Johnston Street
P.O. Box 11706
Rock Hill, SC 29731-1706
Phone: (803) 329-7017
Fax: (803) 329-7007


Rock Hill City Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request:

Rock Hill Freedom of Information Act
Rock Hill City Manager

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