As the first link in the chain of Public Safety, it is our mission to provide courteous, reliable and professional service to the citizens and visitors of Darlington County. We will support all Public Safety agencies with superior communications services through the use of state-of-the-art equipment, effective ongoing training, caring and dedicated employees and by actively seeking ways to improve. To provide our citizens and visitors with a reliable, state-of-the-art, Enhanced 9-1-1- system, manned by well-trained, courteous call-takers.
Assist all citizens and visitors by answering emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatching Darlington County Police, Darlington City Police, Hartsville City Police, Lamar City Police and Society Hill Police, Darlington County Emergency Medical Services, Darlington Rescue, Lamar Rescue, Hartsville Rescue, Lake Robinson Rescue, Society Hill Rescue, Darlington County Fire Department, Darlington City Fire and Hartsville Fire.Darlington County 9-1-1 also known as E-911 to our emergency response personnel is the communications hub for Darlington County Emergency services network. Our communications personnel perform dual roles, handling call-taking responsibilities as well as dispatching emergency response personnel.
We dispatch for 15 different Emergency Services organizations within Darlington County, there are 5 law enforcement agencies, 4 Fire Departments, 1 countywide Emergency Medical Service and 5 transporting rescue squads.
Law Enforcement; Darlington County Sheriff’s Office, Hartsville Police Department, Darlington Police Department , Lamar Police Department, Society Hill Police Department, In addition, we provide 24 hour radio contact with the Security Staff at the Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, Fire Departments, Darlington County Fire District, Hartsville Fire Department, Darlington Fire Department, Palmetto Rural Fire Department, EMS/Rescue, Darlington County EMS, Hartsville Rescue Squad, Darlington Firemen Rescue Squad, Lamar Rescue Squad, and Society Hill Rescue Squad.
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 Progress Energy.
For year to date (2015), we have dispatched just over 58,000 calls to all the emergency services in our County. When broken down by service the average totals are:
Law Enforcement – 45,771, Medical – 11,004 , Fire – 1,284While the majority of our incoming telephone calls are 911 Emergency calls, some are also administrative calls such as data requests from the emergency services, attempts by the public to reach specific, officers, and other non-emergency matters.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Request a radio traffic, telephone call, or computer aided dispatch report by completing the 911 Tape Request Form.
Return the completed form to: Darlington County E911
1625 Harry Byrd Hwy
Darlington SC 29532
There are five (5) telecommunicator stations running 24 hours a day all year 'round.