News and Events
Two adults and a teenager have been charged by the Sumter Police Department in connection to several automobile break-ins in the city.
Sumter Police have arrested a man
wanted in connection to several car break-ins within the city in recent weeks.
Samuel Michael Lane, 28,
Several units of a local apartment complex
were evacuated as a precautionary measure after a suspected inactive meth
lab was investigated by the Sumter Police Department.
A 62 year old female pedestrian was killed after
being struck by a vehicle in the roadway earlier this evening. The incident occurred at
approximately 8:30pm on Warren Street near Main Street.
The Sumter Police Department has arrested a 22 year old man in connection with a fatal shooting incident that occurred at approximately 10:00pm last night.
The Sumter Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a burglary at Abyte Technologies located at 105 Wesmark Blvd. at approximately 3:30pm on Sunday October 13, 2013.
Sumter Police are investigating a sexual assault
against a 76 year old female that occurred Saturday night October 12, 2013 at
A joint undercover operation between the Sumter
Police Department and Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of 14
people for various illegal narcotics violations.
Sumter Police have arrested two subjects in
connection to an armed robbery incident that occurred yesterday morning. Officers
arrested 19 year old Akeem Johnson and another 14 year male after robbing a 35 year old
female in her driveway at gunpoint.
It is the mission of the Sumter Police Department to fairly and impartially enforce the laws of the City
of Sumter and State of South Carolina in order to protect life and property and to preserve peace and order
for the citizens and visitors of the City of Sumter.
We believe that strong relationships between law enforcement and citizens are the foundation to creating safe,
healthy communities. The Sumter Police Department is committed to community oriented policing strategies, building
trust, communication and cooperation between officers and the community.
We believe that a law enforcement agency is only as strong as its employees. We are committed to providing our
officers with the resources, training and support they need to efficiently, effectively and safely execute their
duties as law enforcement officers. It is the diversity of our workforce that provides the foundation for building
strong relationships throughout our community.
We believe that a law enforcement agency is charged with upholding a city's most valuable attribute, the public
trust. We are committed to maintaining the public trust by conducting ourselves professionally at all times, by
treating all persons fairly and with respect.
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