It is the mission of the Pickens County Sheriff's Office to serve all persons within our jurisdiction by providing fair, efficient, and impartial law enforcement and to perform  our duties with respect and compassion.  Our commitment is to the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; and the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws with honesty and integrity while maintaining regard for human dignity and the individual rights of our citizens.


In Touch With Your Community

      


                    Inmate Search and Victim Notification

The South Carolina Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) system will enable detention centers, the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services to comply with victim notification laws. More important, the system will empower victims by allowing them to make a toll-free call or access a website for offender status information from anywhere at anytime. A crime victim may register for notification on the custody status of an offender who is either incarcerated in a detention center, jail, or the Department of Corrections or under the supervision of the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. Once registered, a victim will receive immediate notification regarding changes in the custody status of the offender, including transfer and release. SC SAVIN is a free service, available 24-hours a day in both English and Spanish.

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Search for inmates housed (current & past) at the Pickens County Detention Center. This search includes photos, charges, and bond amounts. 


                    Victim of Sexual Abuse?

     In accordance with the Federal PREA Act. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility has a zero tolerance policy for all sexual activity.  If you are the victim of sexual abuse or are aware of an inmate that has been, please notify our PREA Compliance Officer at 864-898-5540.  You may also contact Rape Crisis at 864-442-5500.  It is the intent of this facility to provide a safe environment for all inmates and staff.


School District of Pickens County Home Page

Please click on the link below to participate in a short survey on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and prescription drug use in Pickens County.
Your participation is critical for us to help create a safe environment for our children. You must live in Pickens County and be the parent of a Pickens County student to participate.
 
Please take this survey only once. Please note that all responses are confidential.
 
Thank you for your help!
 
Brought to you by the Steppin It Up Coalition. Pickens County Youth and Adults taking a stand for substance abuse prevention. 
 
OUR MISSION:  To strengthen a generation of youth in Pickens County who are armed with the
knowledge, motivation, and support to combat the temptations of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.



The FBI's Child ID App
Putting Safety in Your Hands

     Our just launched Child ID app—the first mobile application created by the FBI—provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with a few clicks. There is no charge for the app.
     The app also includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

You're shopping at the mall with your children when one of them suddenly disappears. A quick search of the nearby area is unsuccessful. What do you do?

Now there's a free new tool from the FBI that can help. Our just launched Child ID app—the first mobile application created by the FBI—provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s literally right at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with a few clicks.

The app also includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

We encourage you to share the word about this app with family and friends, especially during upcoming activities in your communities to raise awareness on crime and drug prevention. For its part, the FBI is working to publicize the app with the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)—its long-time partner in the National Child Identification Program, which provides a physical kit to gather your child’s pictures, fingerprints, personal characteristics, and even DNA to keep with you in case of emergency. The AFCA is producing a public service announcement about the app and will spread the word at various football games during the upcoming season.

Child app screenshots

 

Download iTunes Now 

Right now, the Child ID app is only available for use on iPhones and can only be downloaded for free from the App Store on iTunes, but we plan to expand this tool to other types of mobile devices in the near future. And we’ll be adding new features—including the ability to upload other photos stored on your smart phone—in the coming weeks and months.


An important note:
the FBI (and iTunes for that matter) is not collecting or storing any photos or information that you enter in the app. All data resides solely on your mobile device unless you need to send it to authorities. Please read your mobile provider’s terms of service for information about the security of applications stored on your device.


 

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Contacts:

Emergencies 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch 864-898-5500
Detention Center 864-898-5541 / 5542
Front Desk Officer 864-898-5539
Traffic Court 864-898-5551
Magistrates Office 864-898-5552
Warrants 864-898-5506
Civil Procedures 864-898-5507
Records / Background Checks 864-898-5508
Detectives 864-898-5529
Training 864-898-5502
Sheriff Clark's Office 864-898-5534

Civil Process Procedures

Confidential Sex Offender Questions & Concerns

Confidential E-Mail Regarding Illegal Drug Activity!

Confidential Gang Activity & Graffiti Tips

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