Crime Prevention

Protect your Property! 

Don't be an easy target. 

  • Make sure doors and windows are locked
  • Don't leave keys under door mats, etc
  • Do not show electronic equipment in website pictures when renting or selling property
  • Record serial numbers and engrave all electronic equipment
  • Report suspicious activity to Colleton County Non-Emergency Line at 843-549-6926


The Town of Edisto Beach Police Department works diligently to deter crime and protect property through continued property checks of businesses and private residences. If you would like the Town of Edisto Beach Police Department to conduct a property check on your residence when you are on vacation or out of town for an extended period of time, please complete the form below. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Edisto Beach Police Department at 843.869.2505. 

Please see link to complete the Residential Property Watch form::



The Town of Edisto Beach is excited to partner with residents and businesses to create a safe community through the use of surveillance cameras. Early access to surveillance footage can reduce investigation time, increase the likelihood of recovering property, among other impacts. This program will provide reliable information on the location of cameras throughout the town to aid in investigations and public safety issues. Therefore, the Town of Edisto Beach Police Department humbly requests that all residents, homeowners, and businesses that have surveillance cameras on their property or premises complete and submit the following form (information obtained in this form will remain confidential and not be shared with third parties except as reasonably necessary to fulfill lawful responsibility or in accordance with law enforcement practices). 

Please see link to complete the Camera Registration Program: