Table 28

SOUTH CAROLINA

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

Metropolitan/Nonmetropolitan County Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Metropolitan Counties Aiken 246 136 110
Anderson 390 220 170
Beaufort 317 219 98
Berkeley 268 150 118
Calhoun 32 30 2
Charleston 722 267 455
Chester 119 49 70
Darlington 132 61 71
Dorchester 271 140 131
Edgefield 64 37 27
Fairfield 51 46 5
Florence 229 190 39
Greenville 536 439 97
Horry 365 71 294
Horry County Police Department 284 242 42
Jasper 36 31 5
Kershaw 72 59 13
Lancaster 164 112 52
Laurens 70 63 7
Lexington 437 281 156
Pickens 135 114 21
Richland 597 493 104
Saluda 62 21 41
Spartanburg 343 314 29
Sumter 135 109 26
Union 33 30 3
York 315 158 157
Nonmetropolitan Counties Abbeville 61 29 32
Allendale 14 12 2
Bamberg 13 13 0
Barnwell 64 28 36
Cherokee 92 55 37
Chesterfield 55 44 11
Clarendon 59 52 7
Colleton 109 47 62
Dillon 47 36 11
Georgetown 164 76 88
Greenwood 155 79 76
Hampton 40 33 7
Marion 59 32 27
Marlboro 25 21 4
McCormick 34 16 18
Newberry 102 51 51
Oconee 163 91 72
Orangeburg 121 85 36
Williamsburg 71 29 42

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