Police Department

Serving a Safe and Vibrant City

The Spartanburg Police Department is a nationally accredited, professional police service dedicated to making Spartanburg a safer place to live by fighting crime and improving the quality of life in our city’s neighborhoods. Our department works diligently to provide Spartanburg with professional, compassionate, and responsive police services, focusing on partnerships with citizens and businesses to make our city stronger.

By utilizing the latest in law enforcement technology to enable more efficient information sharing and collaboration, engaging with communities to identify and address neighborhood issues, and through working creatively to reduce youth violence by partnering with social service providers to provide alternatives for high risk youth, the Spartanburg Public Safety Law Enforcement Division works tirelessly to ensure that our city remains a safe, vibrant community.

Spartanburg Police operations update from Chief Alonzo Thompson

June 8, 2020 update from Spartanburg Police Chief Alonzo Thompson on overview of City Police operations and use-of-force protocols.

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Who To Know

Alonzo Thompson

Police Chief
(864) 596-2376
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Jennifer Kindall

Deputy Chief
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Civil Service Examination

All those wishing to serve as City of Spartanburg Police Officers and Firefighters must pass a Civil Service Examination, which will be conducted on March 2, 2019. For more information, see the attached document below.

Examination Info

 City Crime Tipline

If you have information regarding a crime in the City of Spartanburg, please contact us.

Call: (864) 573-0000

Email: citycrime@cityofspartanburg.org

Police Department Contacts

Police Dispatch

(864) 596-2222

Police Records

(864) 596-2035



Criminal Investigations

Doug Harwell

Lt. (Investigations)
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Investigative & Support Services Bureau

Steve Lamb

(864) 596-2178
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Patrol Services Bureau

Art Littlejohn

(864) 596-2098
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Support Services

Regina Nowak

(864) 591-4371
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Patrol Services

Timothy Suber

(864) 596-2224
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