Park Patrol

The mission of the City Park Patrol is to provide security for all City parks and park visitors through vigilant monitoring and crime prevention efforts. These courteous, patient and cheerful officers also provide a terrific welcome to both visitors and residents of the Sumter community. Your parks experience is bound to be a great one with these professional staff members at your service!

In addition to security, our Park Rangers are pleased to provided information, first aid, festival and event support. Your safety and enjoyment are their first concern.

The City of Sumter Park Patrol provides support at the following locations: 

  • All City parks (26 locations)
  • Palmetto Tennis Center    
  • Aquatics Center
  • Swan Lake Iris Gardens
  • Memorial Park
  • Sumter Skate Park
  • Heath Pavilion
  • City Centre
  • Sumter Opera House 
  • All HOPE Centers (3 locations)


Contact Info:

Park Patrol Main Office
Swan Lake Visitors Center
822 W. Liberty Street
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 436-2640

If you would like to report an emergency at one of our parks, please dial 911.