South Carolina at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


States in this database with the most similarly-sized populations:

Full-time law enforcement staff in South Carolina

  • 355 Agencies
  • 11,908 Officers
  • 4,544 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.34 South Carolina
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding


USA Spending grants to South Carolina at the state level have not yet been reviewed, please check back soon. To see grant funding to cities and counties within South Carolina, scroll down to the “Cities and counties we’re monitoring” section of this page. 

Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency, or transfer data for this state has not yet been reviewed by our staff. This state may have also acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs which is not reported here.

Counties and cities we’re monitoring in South Carolina

Data was last updated September 6, 2022


Counties

Counties monitored in: South Carolina
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
County Population Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Charleston County 407543 $1,476,930.85 $76,333.00 No None found
Orangeburg County 86953 $1,592,783.41 $158,649.29 No None found

Cities

Cities monitored in: South Carolina
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
City Population Officers per 1000 people Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Charleston 137041 3.62 $5,001,337.62 $1,184,333.54 No None found
Columbia 134057 3.27 $6,183,340.41 $2,400,200.65 No None found
Mount Pleasant 89410 1.85 $95,864.24 $2,348,623.71 No None found
North Charleston 113880 3.37 $5,278,992.68 $1,551,575.49 No None found
Summerville 53643 2.61 $902,354.02 $669,295.00 No None found