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Sumter, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Sumter is a city in Sumter County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.7 square miles (53.0 sq. km). The City of Sumter had a population of approximately 40,524 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Sumter, South Carolina is Joseph T. McElveen. Joseph T. McElveen can be contacted at (803) 436-2580 and by email at

Joseph T. McElveen, Mayor
Sumter City Mayor’s Office
City of Sumter
21 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 1449
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 436-2580

Sumter City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Sumter, South Carolina was 374.3, 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 26 registered sex offenders living in Sumter, South Carolina as of April 30, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Sumter to the number of sex offenders is 1,609 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,172 total crimes per 100,000 people in Sumter, 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 Sumter is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Sumter, there were an estimated 333 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 1,839 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 Sumter, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Sumter is 94% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.6 daily crimes that occur in Sumter.
  • Sumter is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sumter you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sumter has increased by 1%.

Sumter, South Carolina Police Station Information

Sumter Police Department

The Sumter Police Department has 116 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 45,000 people.

Russell Roark, Chief of Police
Sumter Police Department
335 N Lafayette Dr,
P.O. Box 1119
Sumter, SC 29151
Phone: (803) 436-2739 (Chief)
Information: (803) 436-2770
Fax: (803) 436-2084
Warrants: (803) 436-2714/16
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Sumter Police Dept
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Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

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

Anthony Dennis, Sheriff
Sumter County Sheriff’s Office
1281 North Main Street.
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 436-2000
Fax: (803) 436-2054
Non-emergency: (803) 436-2774
Front Desk: (803) 436-2000
Emergency: 911

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 430
Sumter, SC 29151

Sumter County Sheriff
Sumter Sheriff Office
Sumter Sheriff Facebook

Sumter County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Sumter County Jail
1250 Winkles Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
Phone: (803) 436-2340
Fax: (803) 436-2428
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Visitations Hours at Sumter County Jail:

9:00 am to 11:00 am and 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Monday – Saturday

Sumter County Jail

Police Records Request in Sumter, South Carolina

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Sumter Police Department during normal business hours. 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:

Sumter Police Department
335 N Lafayette Dr,
P.O. Box 1119
Sumter, SC 29151
Phone: (803) 436-2083 (Records)
Fax: (920) 867-4142

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:

Deron McCormick, City Manager
Office of the City Manager
City of Sumter
City Hall
21 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 1449
Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 436-2580

Sumter City Manager

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