Summerville Police Department Honor Guard

The Summerville Police Department’s Honor Guard Unit serves at the discretion of the Chief of Police and is a specially trained detail within the ranks of our agency...

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Summerville Police Department K9-Unit

The Summerville Police Department takes great pride in its K-9 Unit because of the proficiency, ability and utility of the animals working in partnership with their handlers..

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Human Trafficking PSA
Feb 12, 2019
IACP TV Profile of SPD
Oct 17, 2017
SPD Recruitment Video
Feb 16, 2017

Traffic Unit

Traffic officers concentrate on enforcement in high traffic areas, in areas where traffic complaints are received as well as in identified locations where collisions occur. They accomplish this by speed enforcement, videotaping intersections, patrolling for aggressive drivers, and other various enforcement initiatives. A primary goal for this unit is the efficient and effective movement of traffic on our roadways.

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Officers assigned to the Patrol Division are responsible for continually patrolling all areas within the town limits of Summerville to deter criminal activity. Our department currently has four patrol squads, working twelve-hour shifts, handling all calls for service. In addition patrol officers enforce traffic laws, town ordinances, investigate traffic accidents and provide information, service and assistance to all citizens.

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SPD Bike Team

Bicycle patrol provides greater visibility in high crime areas that are more difficult to patrol by motor vehicle, including public housing, retail centers, and parks/playgrounds. Officers have easier access to congested areas than officers in motor vehicles and cover a larger area than officers on foot. Bicycles offer an effective approach to crime surveillance due to their decreased visibility...

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