Uniformed Patrol Division

fmpd vehicle.jpg 2The Uniformed Patrol Division is commanded by a Captain and consist of Uniformed Patrol Services and the Traffic Unit. Each of the four patrol shifts is supervised by a First Sergeant or Sergeant.

The Uniformed Patrol Division is charged with the primary responsibility for all law enforcement activities within the community. Their mission is to preserve the peace, protect life and property against the effects of criminal activity and to ensure the overall safety of the public. Patrol officers are the most visible and readily identifiable representatives of the Town of Fort Mill, representing the Fort Mill Police Department’s first responders to emergency and non-emergency situations 24 hours a day.


The division’s goals include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure Accountability to High Standards of Performance, Ethics, and Professional Conduct
    • Empower and develop the workforce to achieve excellence
    • Encourage sound decision making
    • Promote professional and ethical behavior by employees
    • Support an informed and trained workforce
  • Improve Quality of Life for All
    • Ensure effective policing by addressing command and community priorities
    • Maintain priority call response times
    • Reduce violent crime through prevention, and the identification and apprehension of criminal offenders
  • Strive for Continuous Improvement in Efficiency and Effectiveness
    • Effectively utilize and manage our resources
    • Efficiently manage staffing levels
    • Ensure continuous improvement of operations by identifying best practices in policing