Table 29

SOUTH CAROLINA

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, Tribal, and Other Agencies, 2016

State/Tribal/Other Agency Unit/Office Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
State Agencies Bureau of Protective Services 69 64 5
Department of Mental Health 135 92 43
Department of Natural Resources: Abbeville County 3 3 0
Aiken County 4 4 0
Allendale County 3 3 0
Anderson County 4 4 0
Bamberg County 2 2 0
Barnwell County 4 4 0
Beaufort County 7 7 0
Berkeley County 6 6 0
Calhoun County 3 3 0
Charleston County 28 26 2
Cherokee County 4 4 0
Chester County 3 3 0
Chesterfield County 4 4 0
Clarendon County 5 5 0
Colleton County 2 2 0
Darlington County 3 3 0
Dillon County 3 3 0
Dorchester County 4 4 0
Edgefield County 4 4 0
Fairfield County 4 4 0
Florence County 10 8 2
Georgetown County 5 5 0
Greenville County 3 3 0
Greenwood County 4 4 0
Hampton County 3 3 0
Horry County 7 7 0
Jasper County 4 4 0
Kershaw County 2 2 0
Lancaster County 3 3 0
Laurens County 4 4 0
Lee County 3 3 0
Lexington County 6 6 0
Marion County 3 3 0
Marlboro County 3 3 0
McCormick County 3 3 0
Newberry County 4 4 0
Oconee County 4 4 0
Orangeburg County 4 4 0
Pickens County 8 7 1
Richland County 84 44 40
Saluda County 3 3 0
Spartanburg County 4 4 0
Sumter County 4 4 0
Union County 3 3 0
Williamsburg County 4 4 0
York County 5 3 2
Department of Public Safety Illegal Immigration Enforcement Unit 7 7 0
Forestry Commission: Aiken County 1 1 0
Anderson County 2 1 1
Bamberg County 1 1 0
Barnwell County 1 1 0
Berkeley County 1 1 0
Chesterfield County 3 3 0
Colleton County 1 1 0
Darlington County 2 2 0
Fairfield County 1 1 0
Florence County 2 2 0
Georgetown County 1 1 0
Horry County 1 1 0
Kershaw County 1 1 0
Lexington County 4 4 0
Marlboro County 1 1 0
Newberry County 1 1 0
Oconee County 1 1 0
Pickens County 1 1 0
Richland County 1 1 0
Spartanburg County 1 1 0
Sumter County 2 2 0
Williamsburg County 2 2 0
Highway Patrol: Abbeville County 8 8 0
Aiken County 18 18 0
Allendale County 3 3 0
Anderson County 33 33 0
Bamberg County 4 4 0
Barnwell County 3 3 0
Beaufort County 10 10 0
Berkeley County 18 18 0
Calhoun County 10 10 0
Charleston County 46 21 25
Cherokee County 9 9 0
Chester County 9 9 0
Chesterfield County 10 10 0
Clarendon County 9 9 0
Colleton County 10 10 0
Darlington County 13 13 0
Dillon County 14 14 0
Dorchester County 27 25 2
Edgefield County 5 5 0
Fairfield County 8 8 0
Florence County 64 36 28
Georgetown County 18 18 0
Greenville County 99 73 26
Greenwood County 30 28 2
Hampton County 3 3 0
Horry County 44 44 0
Jasper County 10 10 0
Kershaw County 8 8 0
Lancaster County 11 11 0
Laurens County 11 11 0
Lee County 8 8 0
Lexington County 30 30 0
Marion County 15 15 0
Marlboro County 9 9 0
McCormick County 4 4 0
Newberry County 11 11 0
Oconee County 13 13 0
Orangeburg County 20 18 2
Pickens County 18 18 0
Richland County 481 264 217
Saluda County 5 5 0
Spartanburg County 39 39 0
Sumter County 9 9 0
Union County 8 8 0
Williamsburg County 13 13 0
York County 41 39 2
Santee Cooper 9 8 1
South Carolina Division of Public Railways 1 1 0
State Museum 2 1 1
State Ports Authority 49 29 20
State Transport Police: Abbeville County 2 2 0
Aiken County 1 1 0
Allendale County 1 1 0
Anderson County 3 3 0
Beaufort County 4 4 0
Charleston County 3 3 0
Chesterfield County 2 2 0
Colleton County 3 3 0
Darlington County 3 2 1
Dorchester County 3 2 1
Edgefield County 1 1 0
Florence County 4 4 0
Greenville County 2 2 0
Greenwood County 6 6 0
Hampton County 1 1 0
Kershaw County 3 3 0
Laurens County 1 1 0
Lexington County 12 10 2
Newberry County 3 3 0
Oconee County 2 2 0
Orangeburg County 4 2 2
Pickens County 3 1 2
Richland County 26 8 18
Saluda County 2 2 0
Spartanburg County 5 4 1
Sumter County 1 1 0
York County 7 7 0
United States Department of Energy Savannah River Plant 54 42 12
Other Agencies 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit 4 3 1
Charleston County Aviation Authority 55 34 21
Columbia Metropolitan Airport 21 21 0
Greenville Hospital: Greenville 27 27 0
Laurens 4 4 0
Oconee 2 2 0
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport 20 19 1
Lexington County Medical Center 63 25 38

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