Police

If you have an emergency, call 911.

The Lake City Police Department strives for continual quality improvement. Employees are sensitive to the needs of the public, and are sworn to adhere to the highest ethical standards of conduct.

The Lake City Police Department consists of the following: Chief of Police, three captains, four lieutenants, 11 full-time patrol officers, five dispatchers two narcotics officers, and two school resource officers at Lake City High School. The department also provides bike patrol, community police officers, police cadets, explorers, Citizen Police Academy, three DARE officers, Citizen Ride Along Program, and county-wide 911.



The Lake City Police Department operates 30 radio-equipped vehicles and maintains communications with state and county law enforcement agencies.

Information & Transactions

File a Police Report

For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergency incident reports, call (843) 374-5411 or (843) 374-5412 to speak to a police operator to file an incident or offense report, or visit the station at 202 Kelley Street.

See Recent Arrests

Get a report of recent arrests in Florence County at www.fcso.org/bookingsreleases.

Submit an Anonymous Tip

Call the non-emergency line at (843) 374-5411 or (843) 374-5412 to submit an anonymous tip about a crime or investigation.

Get Crime Prevention Information

Download our tips for crime prevention to protect your property.

Victim Services

The Lake City Police Department provides victim services including counseling and support services, advocacy, referrals to local social services agencies, and security. For more information, call or visit the Police Department to speak to an officer about available services.

For information or transactions, contact:

Lake City Police Department
Address: 202 Kelley Street Lake City, SC 29560
Phone: (843) 374-5411 or (843) 374-5412