Records Requests

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All Public Records Requests intended for the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office (including the 9-1-1 Dispatch Center and the Dorchester County Detention Center) must be submitted in person or via US Mail to the below address. 

Note: Requests submitted online, via email and/or fax will not be accepted. 

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office
Records Division
212 Deming Way
Summerville, SC 29483

If applicable, the requester/requesting organization will be responsible for all costs related to the fulfillment of records requests.


Under Section 30-4-30(C) of South Carolina Law:

Allow a minimum of ten (10) business days excluding weekends and observed holidays for a response to a request for records that are two years old, or less. 

Allow a minimum of twenty (20) business days excluding weekends and observed holidays for a response to a request for records that are more than two years old.