The Fountain Inn Police Department consist of 24 sworn/certified officers, 8 Communication Specialists and Administrative Staff. We are fortunate to have volunteers in policing (VIP's) and 2 Reserve Officers. The men and women who proudly serve this community are well trained and committed to excellence. We are continuously seeking ways to improve the service(s) we provide.
During 2010 we established and trained a 7 member Citizen's review Committee (CRC). This committee's creation was partially in response to a perception that officers were targeting certain groups of residents unfairly. In our pursuit of not only excellence but transparency, we were eager to possess a forum to demonstrate this perception as incorrect. The CRC's function was originally to review all complaints made against employees, but their duties were expanded to include their review of "Use of Force" incidents as well.
We offer a number of programs to the community free of charge. They include Citizen's Police Academy, Summer Camps for "At Risk" Children, Neighborhood Watch Programs, C.O.D.E., and Senior Watch. Not only are we able to offer these programs free, but also the monies used to pay for these valuable assets are the result of fund raising efforts and not tax dollars. We are proud that our programs have served as models for other Police Departments in SC and other States as well.
CITIZEN'S POLICE ACADEMY
*Enrollment for 2017 is full!
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OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Officer Jake Chupp
DISPATCHER OF THE YEAR
Officer Michael Jackson
EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER
Lt. Melissa Woods, FIPD
*If you see or hear of something good done by one of our staff, feel free to COMPLIMENT A COP!
April is Autism awareness month! With that in mind, we want to remind everyone with a special needs family member to sign up for the S.A.F.E. program. All information provided by the family or guardian will not only ensure the safety of the citizen, but also help the responders with much needed information that could be crucial to de-escalating a situation or assisting that individual. Our goal with this program is to be proactive, so we can help you the best way possible if a situation were to arise!
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If you are interested in obtaining a Fountain Inn Police Department patch, please e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will mail a patch to you at the cost of $5.00 for the mailings inside the Continental United States and $10.00 for international mailing. Please make your cashiers check out to the Fountain Inn Police Department, 300 N. Main Street, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.
Fountain Inn Police Department
300 N. Main Street
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Hours (Non-emergency): M-F 8am-5pm
We strive for no less than excellence in all we do.
-For every person, protection and service
-For every circumstance, fairness, respect, and understanding
-For every accomplishment, gratitude and opportunity
-For every endeavor, teamwork, and professionalism
-For every day, integrity, efficiency, and the Golden Rule (akm - 1996)
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