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West Columbia, South Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

West Columbia is a city in Lexington County, South Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.3 square miles (16.3 sq. km). The City of West Columbia had a population of approximately 14,988 in the year 2010.

The mayor of West Columbia, South Carolina is Bobby Horton. Bobby Horton can be contacted at (803) 794-2646 (Home) or (803) 939-8612 (Office) and by email at bhorton@westcolumbiasc.gov.

Bobby Horton, Mayor
West Columbia City Mayor’s Office
City of West Columbia
109 E Main St,
West Columbia, WI 54983
Phone: (803) 794-2646 (Home) or (803) 939-8612 (Office)
Email: bhorton@westcolumbiasc.gov

West Columbia City Mayor

In 2013, the crime-index in West Columbia, South Carolina was 439.8, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 291.8. According to research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in West Columbia, South Carolina as of May 06, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in West Columbia to the number of sex offenders is 1,494 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,289 total crimes per 100,000 people in West Columbia, 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 West Columbia is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in West Columbia, there were an estimated 177 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 1,112 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 West Columbia, South Carolina:

  • The overall crime rate in West Columbia is 186% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 21.5 daily crimes that occur in West Columbia.
  • West Columbia is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Columbia you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Columbia has increased by 105%.

West Columbia, South Carolina Police Station Information

West Columbia Police Department

Dennis Tyndall, Chief of Police
West Columbia Police Department
200 12th St,
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: (803) 794-0721
Non-Emergency: (803) 794-0721 ext. 221
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Business)

West Columbia Police Dept
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Lexington County Sheriff’s Office

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

Jay Koon, Sheriff
Lexington County Sheriff’s Office
521 Gibson Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: (803) 785 8230
Fax: (803) 785 1162
Emergency: 911

Lexington County Sheriff
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Lexington County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Lexington County Jail
P.O. Box 2019
Lexington, SC 29071-2019
Phone: (803) 785-2700
Inmate Information Center: (803) 785-2740
Visitation: (803) 785-2743
Email: kjones@lcsd.sc.gov

Visitations Hours at Lexington County Jail:

8:00 pm and 10:00 pm, Wednesday and Friday, (Remote visitation for disciplinary confinement status)
Inmate Visitation schedule can be found at:

Inmate Visitation Schedule
Lexington County Jail

Police Records Request in West Columbia, South Carolina

Police records can be obtained from the Records Section/Department of the West Columbia Police Department during normal business hours. Requests for police records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 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:

Clerk Mary Oliver, Senior Records
West Columbia Police Department
200 12th St,
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: 803.939.3193
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Business)

Becky Lee, Records Clerk
West Columbia Police Department
200 12th St,
West Columbia, SC 29169
Phone: 803.939.3196
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Business)

West Columbia Police Records

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.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Crystal Bouknight, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of West Columbia
109 E Main St,
West Columbia, WI 54983
Phone: 803.791.1880 Ext. 608
Email: cbouknight@westcolumbiasc.gov

West Columbia City Clerk

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