City of Anderson Police Chief - Jim Stewart

Chief Jim S. Stewart first entered duty in June 1991. Chief Stewart has served in both the Patrol and Investigative Divisions. He has received training and certifications as a Patrol K-9 Handler, 911 Emergency Dispatcher, Field Training Officer, Domestic Violence Investigator, National Incident Management System, Federal Law Enforcement Training Instructor, Advanced DUI Detection and the Multi Jurisdictional Counter Drug Task Force. 

He has served in the Patrol Division as a K-9 Handler, and as a Shift Sergeant. Stewart served in the Investigations Division as a Detective Sergeant, in the Patrol Division as Lieutenant over Bravo Shift. Stewart was promoted to Captain over Patrol and was responsible for the administration, management, and daily operations of the four shifts and 50 officers comprising the Patrol Division and Strike Team. Chief Stewart graduated from Anderson College with an Associate of Arts in 1988, Charleston Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in 1990, and some graduate studies at The Citadel. Captain Stewart also graduated from Anderson University Command College with a Master’s Criminal Justice Degree.

You can contact Captain Stewart regarding any questions relating to the City of Anderson Police Department at


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