Due to a power outage, all offices in the Park Plaza building are closed.  The affected departments are as follows:

Solicitor - closed - some staff operating in Greenwood County Courthouse
Coroner - office closed - staff operating on an on-call basis
Voter Registration - office closed
Public Defender - office closed
Lake Management - office closed 
Human Resources - office closed
County Administration - office closed but taking emergency calls at 942-8507
Victim's Advocate - office closed - staff operating from the Sheriff's office
Drug Enforcement Unit - office closed - staff operating from the Sheriff's office
Treasurer - office closed
Probation - office closed

As Monday, January 20th is a holliday, offices will reopen on their normal schedules on Tuesday January 21st.  

Citizen's Academy

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Citizens Academy

At the conclusion of the Citizen’s Academy you will have an understanding of what law enforcement does and the knowledge to help you be an ambassador of the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office. The program also provides you an opportunity to participate in some of the training that a recruit receives while attending the police academy and better qualify you for the efforts you are giving to our community.

During the program duration, classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The final session includes a ride-along with on-duty deputies.




  • Must Be a Resident of Greenwood County
  • No Misdemeanor Arrests Within One Year of Application
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Must be 18 Years of Age or Older


If you have any questions about the Citizen’s Academy please contact:


Lieutenant Sean Williams

Phone: 864-942-8769


Citizen's Academy Brochure