Privacy Policy

This web site is owned, serviced and operated by staff of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. The purpose of this site is to deliver information to the general public regarding the operations and structure of Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

Information Collection and Use
Richland County Sheriff’s Department is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Richland County Sheriff’s Department does not collect information from our users within our website.

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Richland County Sheriff’s Department does not currently use cookies within our site.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement within our site, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Richland County Sheriff’s Department is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

If for some reason you believe Richland County Sheriff’s Department has not adhered to these policies, please notify us by e-mail at, and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly.