The Springdale Police Department’s mission is to uphold the law and protect the citizens of Springdale and its visitors, by providing quality policing services in a professional and ethical manner. Through a community partnership, the Springdale Police Department will provide protection of roads and neighborhoods, services for victims of crime, establish and nurture neighborhood watch groups, and provide community and school events.
The Springdale Police Department envisions itself expanding with the community, while maintaining the courtesy of a small agency. Springdale Police officers will have reputations for ethical behavior, professionalism, responsiveness, integrity, and trustworthiness.
The Springdale Police Department holds the following values:
The heart of the Springdale Police Department can be conveyed in the following motto: Ready to Protect, Proud to Serve
The Springdale Police Department would like to remind everyone that if you see something suspicious, do not hesitate to call for assistance or to make a report. For non-emergencies, please call the Police Department at 803-796-3160 and for emergencies always dial 911.
Andrew “Bear” Richbourg
Chief of Police
Chief Andrew "Bear" Richbourg, Chief of PoliceChief Richbourg has served with the Springdale Police Department since April 2017 where he served as Lieutenant over Investigations. Prior to working at the Town of Springdale, Chief Richbourg worked at the City of Columbia where he served as a Major Crimes Investigator for several years. Chief Richbourg has received several awards throughout his career including the Police Shield and Officer of the Year award from the City of Columbia. Since his career with the Town of Springdale, he has completed the FBI Child Abduction Training, FBI Digital Imaging & Video Recovery Team Training, and also the FBI Carolina Command College. Chief Richbourg has obtained his Master of Criminal Justice Degree from Columbia College. Chief Richbourg is a member of the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief Richbourg is also an Adjunct Criminal Justice Professor for Midlands Technical College.
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The Investigation Division is responsible for investigating unresolved criminal incidents reported to the Springdale Police Department. This division also processes crime scenes, collects evidence, and processes/serves criminal warrants. They are responsible for sending missing person’s information to SLED to activate the Amber Alert System.
If you have been the victim of a crime and you have questions concerning your case, please call the Investigations Division at 803-737-1359.
In an attempt to ensure that we are offering the best services for the Town of Springdale, the Springdale Police Department has incorporated the use of specialized units such as the Community Relations Officer / Crime Prevention Officer, K-9's, McGruff the crime dog, etc. The Springdale Police Department will continue to utilize units such as these and will continue to explore other specialized units to help protect our citizens.
In the interest of providing residents with the best quality of life, the Springdale Police Department employs a code enforcement officer in an effort to deter crime by keeping the town beautiful and welcoming for both residents and visitors. Code enforcement is responsible for ensuring that the Town Ordinances are followed by the residents and businesses within Springdale. This includes the maintenance of properties and structures, and having the applicable permits and business licenses required for work within the town. If you have any questions regarding Town Ordinances or would like to report a violation, please contact Officer DeVore at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 803-796-3160.
My 911 is designed to assist emergency responders when responding to a call for service at your home, business or any other type of emergency that may occur. The My 911 Program provides emergency responders with critical information about you, your residence and family members to contact in emergency situations. In conjunction with the My 911 Program is the Vial for Life Program. This program will provide emergency responders with life saving medical information that is needed during an emergency situation. These programs are run through Lexington County and are used only by Lexington County Personnel in the event of an emergency. You may fill out this document online at www.lex-co.com/My911 or print and mail it to:
Lexington Communications Center
ATTN: My 911
434 Ball Park Road, Lexington SC 29073
The SC Department of Motor Vehicle has developed an Emergency Contact option that can be accessed by emergency responders in the event of an emergency. This information would provide emergency responders with an emergency point of contact that can be contacted by emergency personnel in a time when you may not be able to provide information. This information would not be available to the public. You may use the walk through form to help you set this up through the SC Department of Motor Vehicles website or you may visit your local DMV branch.
If there are any questions for any of these programs you may contact the Springdale Police Department at 803-796-3160.
The goal of the Springdale Police Department is to provide law enforcement services that contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of all its citizens. Paramount to this effort is the protection of citizens who have been victimized by crime. To this end, the Springdale Police Department employs a Victim's Advocate to ensure the impartial, respectful and prompt delivery of victim services. Provided on this page, you will find some helpful information and links.
The Victim's Advocate can assist with many types of resources and services. Some of which include:
Under S.C. Law, crime victims have the following rights:
Under S.C. Law, in order to fully exercise your rights as a crime victim, you have certain responsibilities. These are:
A victim of crime who has suffered physical injury, psychological trauma, or death of a family member may be eligible for compensation benefits if:
For non-emergencies, please call the Police Department at 803-796-3160 and for emergencies always dial 911.
The Springdale Police Department is committed to providing superior levels of community service, professional competence, and discipline. If you would like to submit a compliment or complaint concerning the department or any employee, please complete the Citizen's Complain Form, and return it to the attention of Chief Andrew Richbourg via mail or by email.