Provide effective and efficient police services to the City of Bishopville 24 hours a day, including protection of life and property, maintenance of order, investigation of criminal events, prevention of crime, orderly flow and parking of vehicles in the City, field evidence collection, support services for all emergency communications between department and community, and delivery of a myriad of assigned municipal services.
Provide essential support services efficiently and effectively for line operations of the Department including Records Management, Property and Evidence, Youth Services, and Investigations. Maintain contact with seniors in the Community.
The members of the Bishopville Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and improve the safety and quality of life in our city.
Working together in partnership with other City employees and the community, we will be recognized as one of the foremost professional, effective, and progressive police departments in South Carolina. Year after year, we will lead in efforts to improve and sustain the public safety and quality of life in our City.
Above all else, we will protect and preserve human life.
Our people are our most valuable resource.
We are committed to public service and the improvement of the quality of life
in our community, through community partnerships and mutual accountability.
We value the utilization of a teamwork approach to facilitate individual and group creativity to accomplish substantive long-term solutions to our community's problems.
We are committed to becoming the profession's benchmark, through
constant attention to self improvement and development of optimum departmental systems focused on quality performance and results.
We revere honesty, fairness, respect, and a consistent application of objective standards.
We consciously and consistently demonstrate a commitment to the Peace Officer profession.