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Anderson Police News & Announcments
Do You Have What It Takes?
Do you want to do something worthwhile? Are you looking for a career that provides new and challenging situations daily? The Anderson Police Department is the place for hard-working men and women who thrive on challenges. There is no doubt that this can be a tough and unpredictable job, but it is also the most rewarding career you will ever have. Every day when you put on your uniform, you will go to work making life safer and more secure for your friends and neighbors.
Dear Residents and Visitors of Anderson
The mission of the city of Anderson Police Department is to serve the public, protect the innocent, and enforce the law. Our priorities are to protect life, liberty and property, preserve the peace, and prevent crime.
Together we can combat the criminal element and traffic fatalities. I urge you to be informed, observant, and involved in your community. Join the City of Anderson and our Police Department at a local community meeting. On our website you will find listings for local community meetings and contact information for our department heads within the police department.
– Chief Jim Stewart
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Emergencies – CALL 9-1-1
To report a crime that has already occurred, call Central Dispatch at (864) 260-4444. Central Dispatch will either send a police officer or transfer you to the appropriate office.
To find out if someone has been arrested, call the Booking Office at (864) 231-2277.
Non Emergency Contacts
City inmate release date or charges – 864-231-2277
Community Patrol/Tours – 864-231-1721
Detention Lieutenant/Jail Administrator – 864-332-5709
Information – 864-231-2272
Internal Affairs Complaint – 864-231-2288
Patrol Captain – 864-231-7615
Paying a fine – 864-231-2269
Press/Media Information – 864-231-1145
Victim Services – 864-260-4858
401 South Main
Street, Anderson, SC 29624
The Police Department, with the exceptions below, is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The following offices are open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday (except holidays):
- Records Division (payment of fines)
- Chief’s Office
- Traffic Offices
- CrimeStoppers offers a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of any persons involved in unsolved crimes. You can remain anonymous. Call (864) 1-888-Crime-SC.