Richland County Sheriff's Department

  • Agency: Richland County Sheriff's Department
  • Address: 5623 Two Notch Road, Columbia, 29223 SC
  • Chief:
Phone: (803) 576-3000
Fax: 576-3195

Richland County Sheriff's Department is located at 5623 Two Notch Road, Columbia, 29223 SC. The Richland County Sheriff's Department phone number is (803) 576-3000.

Richland County Sheriff's Department News

Sheriff Leon Lott is honored to accept Active Shooter Defender Kits from Paul Yoo of US Patriot on behalf of SROs.

What a great (although a little rainy) morning for High five Friday at Round Top Elementary School! We love seeing all the smiling faces each and every week.

On Friday Nov. 9th at 6:00pm at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the State House grounds, the lives of four fallen officers during 2017 will be celebrated along with one located that had not previously received this honor from 1921.

We would like to congratulate Corporal Scott Hunger on being promoted to Investigator today! Thank you for your dedication to both the department and the Richland County community.

We would like to congratulate two of our deputies on their marriage. SRO Casey Chestnut and Deputy Ryan Moore were married by Sheriff Lott this past weekend. This will be Sheriff Lott's 5th wedding he has performed for his deputies. Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Moore!

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RCSD wants to wish Investigator and Pilot Ralph Pierson a happy retirement. We are so thankful for your 39 years of service to Richland County. Happy Retirement Sir!

🇺🇲️CAT Deputy Joe White enjoys lunch and fellowship with some Veterans at Fort Jackson. Thanks to all our Veterans who have served our nation.🇺🇲️

Sheriff Leon Lott addressed the media following the arrest of three murder suspects.

Sheriff Leon Lott congratulates Deputy Nicholas White, Deputy James Perry and Deputy Corey Jager who received their certifications this morning at the SC Criminal Justice Academy graduation ceremony.

RCSD is AMERICA’S LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY – “The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. is America’s law enforcement agency,” says Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), recipient of the MEDAL OF HONOR. Read more at –

🙌🚔We 💗 High Five Friday's!!!🚔🙌 Today the RCSD Traffic Unit had the pleasure to be at Windsor Elementary!!!! Have a great Friday students!!!

High Five Friday at Windsor Elementary

🙌🙌👮‍♂️It's Friday!!! Which's High Five Friday at Windsor Elementary👮‍♂️🙌🙌

🛵Some important information for all those who own/drive a Moped in SC🛵 #scdmv #moped

Sheriff Leon Lott and special guests K9 Emy and Cpl Walmsley were at the Spring Valley Baptist Church BALL (Be Active Live Longer) Club meeting this morning talking about crime prevention and answering questions about our K9s.

RCSD deputies had a blast with so many kids and parents tonight at Trunk or Treat!! All of the costumes were a amazing! We thank our community for coming out to have a safe and fun #Halloween night!

It’s turning out to be a fun night of trunk or treating with RCSD.

This is how we do Halloween! A beautiful day for food, fun, and fellowship with the ghouls, goblins and witches of RCSD.

Investigator Kilcoyne presented Sheriff Lott an American flag flown in support of Operation Inherent Resolve by the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron. The flag was presented it to the Sheriff in recognition of the continued support shown to our military by the Sheriff and the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Lieutenant Michael Pearson from the Traffic Safety Unit has some awesome tips for both trick-or-treaters and drivers alike!

Sheriff Leon Lott congratulates two deputies on their promotions today!

Sheriff Leon Lott and Lt. Danny Brown enjoyed an evening of fellowship at the Light in the Forest men’s event at Gateway Baptist Church. Lt. Brown spoke to the group about faith and family, answered some LivePD questions and of course had photos taken with some fans.