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Fort Mill Police Department
The mission of the Fort Mill Police Department is to work in a true partnership with our fellow citizens of Fort Mill to enhance the quality of life in our city. And, by raising the level of public safety through law enforcement, to reduce the fear and incidence of crime. In accomplishing these goals, service will be our commitment.
Our Police Department has 31 officers and 6 civilian employees. We also have specialized units such as: School Resource Officers and Traffic Safety Officers, Narcotic Investigators that are assigned to the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit, a forensic specialist that is assigned to the York County Multijurisdictional Forensic Services Unit, a Criminal Investigations Division, Crime Prevention Officer, and a bloodhound tracking unit.
We offer a Neighborhood Watch program and currently have many throughout Fort Mill. Our officers are always available to speak to civic groups, scouts or church groups. If you would like to schedule an officer to speak to a group for you, contact Lt. Ray Dixon at 803-547-2022.
We are committed to making our community safer through a "community policing" philosophy and partnerships with our citizens and other law enforcement agencies.
“Nixle is a Community Information Service providing one source for access to credible real-time community information.
The Fort Mill Police Department has become a member of Nixle.
Nixle provides proprietary technology to local police departments, city and municipal governments, and their local agencies and community groups enabling the immediate delivery of geographically relevant information to residents and community visitors, through SMS, web, and email distribution.”
The Fort Mill Police Department would like all individuals who have an interest in receiving information from the PD to register with Nixle to receive messages from the Police Department. There are four types of messages; Alerts (many would refer to this as an emergency type alert), Advisories (less urgent need-to-know information), Community Information (day-to-day neighborhood to community-level information), Traffic (very localized traffic information). Subscribers can choose which content they wish to receive, or not receive depending on their particular interests.
The best part of all is that there are no fees to subscribe to this service!!
If you would like more information about Nixle refer to their website: www.nixle.com.
The Fort Mill Police Department believes that this will prove to be a valuable tool in our arsenal to fight crime and keep citizens and the public well informed and hopes that everyone in the area will subscribe to receive information through this service.