When a crime has been committed within the jurisdiction of the Darlington County Sheriff's Office one of the primary concerns are the victims or witnesses. The Victim Services office is responsible for assisting victims and witnesses impacted by a criminal act.
A victim is a person (an individual) who suffers direct or threatened physical, psychological, or financial harm as a result of a criminal act. This also includes the person's spouse, parent, child, a representative of a deceased victim, a minor, or someone who is incapable, being physically or psychologically disable. It does not include someone who is under investigation, charged with a crime, or convicted of a crime.
A witness is a person who has testified or is expected to testify in a case.
The victim Assistance Program offers the following services:
The Darlington County Sheriff's Office has a victim advocates office opened daily,which can be reached at (843) 398-4501.
Inform the general public on important information and provide a platform for transparency and accountability.
Alert the general public on crime in the area and provide important information on emergency situations.
Partner with citizens and communities to ensure the safety, security, and prosperity of Darlington residents.