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The Mission of Darlington County E-911 Communications Center is to contribute to the safety and quality of life of our community by linking the citizens and our public safety agencies with efficient, reliable, responsive, and professional public safety communications services. We take pride in dedicating ourselves to professionalism and public service, understanding that we are often the first representatives of local government to interact with citizens in need. We are constantly seeking ways to improve the quality of service we provide to the community and facilitate the development of highly trained, proficient, and dedicated personnel.
Assist all citizens and visitors by answering emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatching Darlington County Sheriff's Office, Darlington City Police, Hartsville City Police, Lamar Town Police, Society Hill Town Police, Darlington County Emergency Medical Services, Darlington Rescue, Lamar Rescue, Hartsville Rescue, Society Hill Rescue, Darlington County Fire, Darlington City Fire, Hartsville City Fire, and Palmetto Rural Fire.Darlington County E-911 Communications personnel perform dual roles - handling call-taking responsibilities as well as dispatching emergency response personnel. We dispatch for 14 emergency services organizations within Darlington County (5 law enforcement agencies, 4 fire departments, 1 countywide Emergency Medical Services, and 4 volunteer rescue squads). Year-to-date (2017), we have dispatched just over 110,000 calls to all the emergency services in our County.
Every aspect of the E-911 Communications Center performs specialized and integral functions in support of Darlington County's Public Safety System. For police, fire, and/or emergency medical services, we are readily available to assist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We also have the unique situation of having a nuclear power plant in our county. To that end, we maintain close contact with the H.B. Robinson Plant operated by Duke Energy Progress.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Request a radio traffic, telephone call, or computer-aided dispatch report by completing the Freedom of Information Act Request Form.
Return the completed form to:
Darlington County E-911
1625 Harry Byrd Highway
Darlington, SC 29532