The goal of the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) Ride-Along Program is to acquaint citizens with the DCSO while providing quality service to the community. In order to accomplish this goal, the following policies and rules are applied to this program.ae risus tristique posuere.
You are riding in the capacity of an observer and you are under complete control of the Officer at all times. Every effort is made to ensure your safety; however, the officer’s first responsibility is to carry out his/her assigned duties. The officer you accompany will discuss his/her duties as time permits. If some emergency should arise, you must without question, comply with any orders or directions given to you by the officer.
The required completion of the Authorization and Waiver forms provide notice of the rights and liabilities related to participation in our Ride-Along Program. Participants assume any and all risks associated with the officer’s performance of official duties as a condition of accompanying any members of the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office in the Ride-Along Program.
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.