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Surfside Beach, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Surfside Beach is a town in Horry County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.1 sq. km). The Town of Surfside Beach had a population of approximately 3,837 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Surfside Beach, South Carolina is Robert F. “Bob” Childs. Robert F. “Bob” Childs can be contacted at (843) 913-6111 x 330 and by email at bchilds@surfsidebeach.org.

Robert F. “Bob” Childs, Mayor
Surfside Beach Town Mayor’s Office
Town of Surfside Beach
115 US Highway 17 North
Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6034
Phone: (843) 913-6111 x 330
Fax: (843) 238-5432
Email: bchilds@surfsidebeach.org

Surfside Beach Town Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Surfside Beach, South Carolina was 286.1, 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 6 registered sex offenders living in Surfside Beach, South Carolina as of April 30, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Surfside Beach to the number of sex offenders is 750 to 1.

There were an estimated 242 total crimes per 100,000 people in Surfside Beach, 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 Surfside Beach is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Surfside Beach, there were an estimated 10 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 232 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 Surfside Beach, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in Surfside Beach is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.77 daily crimes that occur in Surfside Beach.
  • Surfside Beach is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Surfside Beach you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Surfside Beach has decreased by 22%.

Surfside Beach, South Carolina Police Station Information

Surfside Beach Police Department

The Surfside Beach Police Department has 14 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 4,800 people.

Kenneth Hofmann, Chief of Police
Surfside Beach Police Department
811 Pine Dr,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
Email: khofmann@surfsidebeach.org
Phone: (843) 913-6351
Non-Emergency Calls: (843) 913-6368
Fax: (843) 238-1882
Emergency: 911

Surfside Beach Police Dept
Surfside Beach Police Facebook

Horry County Sheriff’s Office

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

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

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 380
Conway, SC 29528

Horry County Sheriff
Horry Sheriff Office
Horry Sheriff’ Facebook

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: owensw@horrycounty.org (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

Horry Jail Visitations
Horry County Jail

Police Records Request in Surfside Beach, South Carolina

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the Surfside Beach Police Department during normal business hours. Requests for police records can be made by completing and submitting the Town’s Police Records Request Form. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

Police Records Request Form

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Surfside Beach Police Department
Surfside Beach Police Department
811 Pine Dr,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
Phone: (843) 913-6351
Non-Emergency Calls: (843) 913-6368
Fax: (843) 238-1882

Public records can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the Town’s FOIA Records Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the Town 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:

Debra Herrmann, Town Clerk
Office of the Town Clerk
Town of Surfside Beach
Town Hall
115 US Highway 17 North
Surfside Beach, SC 29575-6034
Phone: 843-913-6333
Fax: (843) 238-5432
Email: DHerrmann@surfsidebeach.org

Surfside Beach Town Clerk

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