Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I go to get a copy of a police or accident report?
Contact the Police Department Records Division, Room 105 in the City Center, 324 West Evans Street, Florence
Is there a charge for the report?
There is a $3.00 service charge for each report.
Whom do I call for information about my court date if I received a ticket form a City officer?
Call City Court at 843-665-3148
Does the Police Department do security checks on homes when people are out of town?
Yes. All you have to do is call 843-665-3191 and tell them that you would like a special watch put on your house. The desk officer will get some information from you and officers will check your residence while you are gone.
Should I report suspicious activity even if I'm not willing to get involved?
Yes. You should call 911 or 665-3191.
Does the City of Florence have a jail?
No. Those who are arrested must be transported to the county jail at the Law Enforcement Complex in Effingham. Call 843-665-9944 for information.