The Sumter Police Department Warrant Division serves warrants and subpoenas issued by the City of Sumter Municipal Court. They also serve the court on city court days by providing a court bailiff and a transport officer. The Warrants Division is also responsible for the extradition of wanted individuals that are held in other jurisdictions.

Types of Warrants

Arrest Warrant

A warrant signed by a Judge, which requires an individual to be transported to the Detention Center for booking, photographs, fingerprints and issue an arrest ticket for bond hearing and court.

Courtesy Summon Warrant

A warrant signed by the Judge on behalf of an individual. A written citation with a court date is issued to the recipient, and the individual is released.

Bench Warrant

A warrant signed by the Judge when an individual fails to comply with a summons to appear. The individual can payout the total fine amount or be transported to the Detention Center to serve the time.

More Information

Inquiries concerning active warrants can be made in person at the Sumter Police Department or by telephone during weekday hours.

Monday – Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm


After hours, please call 803-436-2790.

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