Walterboro Police Department

The men and women of the Walterboro Police Department are committed to the philosophy of community-oriented policing, fire prevention and strive to build partnerships in our community.

It is the mission of the Walterboro Police Dept. to devote our resources to the task of preserving peace and order, preventing fires, protecting life and property, and the vigorous enforcement of all laws in a fair and impartial manner. We strive to treat all people with respect, fairness, and compassion. Our officers are determined to serve as a deterrent to crime, develop relationships with community groups, residential and business organizations, and promote an environment receptive to tourism and visitors. The department has a tradition of commitment to the community and all of those who visit, shop, and conduct business in the City of Walterboro.

By fostering a spirit of involvement and open communication between citizens and officers, we seek to build a partnership with the community we serve. We are also dedicated to our personnel by providing continuous training and educational development, as well as career enhancement opportunities.

Our commitment to our community is embodied by the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of the Walterboro Police Dept.  Our officers have a deep and abiding interest in the welfare and quality of life of our citizens.

If you have any questions about the department, you can contact Terri Crosby (843) 782-1032 or email her at


***Dec 02 2015 - Arrest Made in 37-Year-Old Homicide***


Walterboro Public Safety Department Analysis -Sept 2013



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Police Chief
Wade Marvin

Asst Police Chief
Kevin Martin

Capt Bert Sweat

Lt Stivender


Police Email


Fire Email

General Questions

Crime Victims Advocate
Officer Denise Pinckney


Public Safety Photos


2015 Crime Report

2013 Crime Report

2012 Crime & Police Activity Report 

2011 Crime & Police Activity Report


Misc Info

2015 Safe Kids March 2015

2013 Special Olympics Torch Run

Nov 2013 - Thanksgiving Safety Tips

2013 - Crime Watch Meetings

Oct 2013 Halloween Tips

Summer 2013-Lightning Safety Rules 

Oct 29 2012-Walterboro's Public Safety Day

Feb 2012-Walterboro's Small Town Crackdown Gets Results

Oct 2011-Walterboro's Efforts Pay Off

Oct 2011-Walterboro's turnaround: City sees a drop in crime as areas are policed and spruced up

Oct 2011-HICKS COLUMN: Real change comes to Walterboro

Aug 2011-State Law-Hauling Metal