Ride-Along Program

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department offers a Ride-Along program to citizens which allows them to ride with a patrol deputy during their shift.

The Ride-Along application can be downloaded below and is also available at the reception desk of Richland County Sheriff’s Department Headquarters, located at 5623 Two Notch Rd Columbia, SC 29223.

The application must be completed and returned to Captain Cole Porter in the following ways:

Emailed to CPorter@rcsd.net
Returned to the reception desk at Richland County Sheriff’s Department Headquarters

Applicants must pass a background check in order to be eligible to participate.

If you have any questions or need information regarding the Ride-Along Program, please contact Captain Cole Porter at (803) 576-3063.