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Sheriff's Citizen Academy

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office believes it is crucial to inform the community of our responsibilities as a law enforcement agency. It is also a goal of our agency to motivate citizens to have more strength in their neighborhoods. During the seven weeks of the Sheriff's Citizen Academy, the citizens will be informed of all aspects of the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office to include day to day operations.

One of the most important resources of our agency is community involvement. It is the goal of the Sheriff to partner with all communities to identify problems, develop solutions and reduce crime. This academy will help us reach this goal, will help our office provide effective and efficient services to all citizens of Georgetown County and will make our neighborhoods a safer place to live.

Requirements for participation in the Sheriff's Citizen Academy:

  • Must be a resident of Georgetown County.
  • Must be at least 18-years-old.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Must fill out an application.
  • Must undergo a background investigation and a criminal history check.

Sheriff's Citizen Academy Spring 2016

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday Evenings

Dates: February 23 - April 12 (7 weeks)


Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Substation

Litchfield Exchange

14363 Ocean Highway

Pawleys Island, SC 29585

Deadline for applications: February 16, 2016

Sheriff's Citizen Academy Application Adobe PDF

Directions for Application:

Please open the Adobe format of the application and print. Once you have completed the application, you can hand deliver it to the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, 430 N Fraser Street, or to the Sheriff's Office Substation at the Litchfield Exchange, 14363 Ocean Highway. If you wish to mail, please send to: 430 N Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440. For questions, please contact Capt. Wayne Owens (843) 436-6032.