Aiken County Sheriff's Office

420 Hampton Ave, NE. Aiken SC 29801
Aiken County Sheriff's Office General Information: (803) 642-1761 To Report a Non-Emergency (803) 648-6811 or (800) 922-9709
Female police officer standing guard behind a barricade. police officers, law enforcement Looking for an exciting career? The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office offers exciting and rewarding opportunities in law enforcement to individuals who meet certain minimum requirements. Learn More and Apply Thank You Aiken County For Letting Us Serve You

Michael E. Hunt

Aiken County Sheriff

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is in the people-serving business. As a law enforcement professional, I pledge to serve all the citizens and visitors of Aiken County.
We are committed to work in partnership with all segments of our community, as well as, all areas of the criminal justice system, with renewed openness and responsiveness.
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office will provide the highest level of professional law enforcement services, and in doing so, earn your trust.

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Deputy Sheriff

AIKEN COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA JOB DESCRIPTION, MARCH 2002 JOB TITLE: DEPUTY SHERIFF II – UNIFORM PATROL SHERIFF’S OFFICE SPECIFIC STATEMENT OF JOB Under occasional supervision, patrols assigned areas of the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the Corporal and/or Sergeant – Uniform Patrol.

Dispatcher II

Dispatcher II POSITION:Dispatcher II DEPARTMENT:Sheriff CLOSING: Continuous SALARY:$32,590.96 – $45,626.81 JOB SUMMARY: Under occasional supervision, receives in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches calls for Law Enforcement to appropriate personnel in an accurate, timely and professional manner. Works under stressful conditions. Performs related tasks as required. Reports to the Shift Supervisor and Communications Center Supervisor.
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Detention Officer

Detention Officer
POSITION:Detention Officer
DEPARTMENT:Detention Center
CLOSING: Continuous
SALARY:$37,479.60 – $41,646.69
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the direct custody, care and containment of pretrial detainees, sentenced inmates, and prisoners that are lawfully housed at the detention center. The incumbent must also remain alert to the safety of co-workers and visitors to the detention center.

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Recent News

Wagener Road Death Investigation Update

Aiken, SC (October 14, 2021, 2:45 pm) – On October 2, 2021, the investigation in to the shooting death of 38-year-old Clifton Tyler has led investigators to identifying an alleged suspect.  Robert Gene Payne II (29 yo) is wanted for Murder and Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime.  Payne was last seen driving …

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Family Dollar Armed Robbery

Family Dollar Armed Robbery

Warrenville, SC (19 July 2021, 2:25 pm) – Investigators are needing the community’s assistance in identifying a witness to an armed robbery of a Family Dollar located at 1207 Augusta Road.  The robbery took place on July 13th around 9:30 pm.  Two armed Black males entered the store after the witness exited.  A third black …

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2020 Missing Person Case becomes a Homicide Investigation

2020 Missing Person Case becomes a Homicide Investigation

Aiken, SC (4 March 2021, 4:15 pm) – The investigation into the disappearance of Chandler Monroe Smith (22) has resulted in investigators obtaining Murder arrest warrants. This on-going missing person investigation began on October 24, 2020 where Smith was reported missing by his girlfriend. Smith was last seen when he was released from the Aiken …

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Missing Person

Missing Person

Aiken, SC (19 February 2021, 2:30 pm) – Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance on any information that would lead to the whereabouts of 24 year old Anthony Tyrone Bryant Jr.  On February 11, 2021, Bryant was reported missing by his family.  Bryant’s family told investigators that he was last seen at the Days Inn …

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Charges brought in Jeremiah Duncan Murder Investigation

Charges brought in Jeremiah Duncan Murder Investigation

Aiken, SC (17 February 2021, 4:20 pm)- After a year long murder investigation, investigators have obtained arrest warrants for Chandler Deshawn Mann (23 yo) of Aiken, SC.  Mann is charged with Murder, Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Weapon During Violent Crime in the Jeremiah Duncan case. “It is important for citizens to know that …

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