Police Department

City of Gaffney Police Department

Mission Statement

The Gaffney Police Department will vigorously perform our mission of public service with the highest ethical standards, pride, integrity, courage, honor, and dignity.  

Vision Statement

 We will strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve their safety and quality of life”.

Community Values

Maintain service as our primary goal, while vigorously pursuing those who commit crimes. 

Ensure that community responsiveness and the prevention of crime shall always be the hallmark of this organization.

Provide courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of all the people we serve. 

Involve the community in policing activities that directly affect the quality of community life.   

Encourage public input regarding Law Enforcement needs within their community.

Remain committed to a shared and open relationship of involvement with all segments of our community.

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Current Resources

•      45 personnel

–    41 sworn Law Enforcement Officers

•    23 Uniformed Patrol Officers

•    7 Detectives

•    3 Criminal Investigations

•    3 Narcotics

•    1 Crime Scene Investigator

•    1 Training Officer

•    5 School Resource Officers

•    1 Housing Authority Officer

•    4 Administrative Officers

•    Chief, Lieutenant, Court Officer & Code Enf. Officer

•    3 Clerical Staff


Personnel Selection Process


New Hire Testing & Screening:

Application Screening

Background Investigations (Criminal, Work, References)

Written Testing

Physical Testing

3 Stages of Interviews

Medical Evaluations

Psychological Examinations


Completed forms can be turned in at the City of Gaffney Police Department, located at 201 N. Limestone Street. (1st floor of City Hall)
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