Emergency: 911        Non-Emergency: (803) 436-2774
Location: 1281 North Main Street, Sumter, SC 29153
     Mailing: P.O. Box 430, Sumter, SC 29151

Citizens Assistance Unit / Records

CAU2           CAU1

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Assistance Unit (CAU)/Records Division aids in assisting those within our community. Services include providing incident reports, property/vacation watches as well as issuing nonferrous metal permits for residents of Sumter County.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.

Civil Process service is offered in our main location. For service of process, you must provide the original document or a certified copy for service on each individual. Service fee amount is per defendant.

Our fees are as follows:
Subpoena Writ $10
Summons and Complaint $15
Mechanics Lien $15
Executions $25
Writ of Assistance/Possession $25
ALL Family Court Services $25
Fingerprints  $15

Methods of Payment Accepted: Cash, Money Order or Certified Check/Business Check. 
No personal checks or credit/debit cards accepted.

Please mail all information to the following address:

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Civil Process
P.O. Box 430
Sumter, SC 29151