City of Aiken Department of Public Safety
“The Aiken Department of Public Safety is committed to protecting the life and property of our citizens while promoting a safe community. We dedicate ourselves to maintaining the highest level of integrity, service and accountability to those we serve.”
The function of the City of Aiken Department of Public Safety is to protect and serve the citizens and help protect property within the City of Aiken. The city utilizes Public Safety officers for first responder aid, law enforcement, and fire suppression duties. The Department’s divisions are: Patrol and Fire, Traffic and Maintenance, Investigations, and Records. The Department administers various crime prevention and outreach programs. The Director of Public Safety is appointed by, and responsible to, the City Manager.
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802
251 Laurens St. NW
Aiken, SC 29801
The City of Aiken and Public Safety are committed to respect, accountability and transparency in law enforcement. Allegations of discrimination, harassment or any mistreatment of citizens by the Aiken Department of Public Safety will be swiftly and thoroughly examined by the Department with reviews by the Citizens Review Board [CRB Bylaws & Procedures] made up of civilians appointed by the Mayor of Aiken. Please use our Request for Public Safety Citizens Review Board examination of police interaction online form or call the Citizens Review hotline at 803-643-2147 to provide information regarding any interaction with Public Safety you desire to have reviewed.
Citizen complaint summaries are now available online at https://edoc.cityofaikensc.gov/WebLink8/0/fol/319991/Row1.aspx