Laurens County Sheriff’s Office: A Year in Review – Strengthening Safety and Community Bonds in 2023

February 5, 2024

The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) recently released their annual summary of activities. In the year 2023, the LCSO addressed a total of 40,418 service calls, marking a significant increase of nearly 3000 calls compared to the previous year, 2022.

It’s worth emphasizing that a substantial majority of these calls did not necessitate an urgent emergency response. The reported response time of 21 minutes and 49 seconds represents an average duration, considering the extensive coverage area of our deputies spanning over 700 square miles. Notably, the response time demonstrated improvement from 2022 to 2023.

Among the 40,418 calls for service the breakdown for specific services include:

ANIMAL CONTROL                                    4,891

CIVIL SERVICES                                          5,998


Alongside their commitment to enhancing public safety in Laurens County, the Sheriff’s office  has diligently expanded community policing initiatives. Various programs have been implemented to benefit our most vulnerable citizens, including children, senior citizens, and residents with special abilities. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office remains dedicated to establishing connections and serving all community members to the best of our ability.

Sheriff Don Reynolds expressed his pride in the collective efforts of the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, acknowledging the commitment demonstrated by the men and women of the force on a daily basis. He extends gratitude for the community’s prayers for safety and continued support, stating, “As always, I am proud of the work we are doing together at the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office. I appreciate all that these men and women do every day. Their dedication to this county is admirable. We thank you for your prayers for safety and your support.”