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Public Safety

Pickens County operates EMS stations in Easley, Liberty, Pickens, Central, Dacusville, Six Mile and Holly Springs.  The County’s Emergency Management Department prepares and maintains Emergency Operations Plans to cope with potential problems such as natural disasters, hazardous material release and terrorist events.

Emergency Medical Services-County (2021)
EMS Stations 9
Employees (full-time) 59
Employees (part-time) 42
Advanced Life Support Calls 8,154
Basic Life Support Calls 8,893

Sheriff's Office (2021)
Sworn Employees 162
Non-Sworn Employees 30
Total Calls for Service 136,624
Criminal Calls Dispatched 92,624
Inmates Processed 3,178
Warrants Issued 2,812

Emergency Management (2021)
Rescue Stations 3
Rescue Personnel (Volunteers) 32
Rescue Calls 2,019
HazMat Team Members 28
Water Response Team 48
CERT Team Members 19

Fire Service (2021)
Fire Districts 4
Volunteers (approx) 80
Paid Firefighters 88

Solicitor's Office (2021)
Criminal Court Cases 4,920
Civil Court Cases 2,368

Fire District ISO Rating Millage Rates
Shady Grove 3/3X 16.8
Keowee Springs 4 58.5
Keowee Vineyards 4 48.2

Pickens County Fire District Residential Fire Fee Amounts:
Square Footage Residential Fee
0 - 1,249 $90.00
1,250 - 1,499 $110.00
1,500 - 1,749 $130.00
1,750 - 1,999 $150.00
2,000 - 2,249 $170.00
2,250 - 2,499 $190.00
2,500 - 2,999 $210.00
3,000 + $230.00

Pickens County Fire District Commercial Fire Fee Amounts:
Square Footage Commercial Fee
0 - 3,000 $350.00
3,001 - 5,000 $500.00
5,001 - 10,000 $700.00
10,001 - 20,000 $1,000.00
20,001 - 30,000 $1,350.00
30,001 + $1,800.00
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