The most familiar and visible of the Sumter County Sheriff Office divisions is the patrol division.
- Deputies handle calls countywide around the clock.
- Respond to traffic accidents.
- Rspond to domestic disputes.
- Provide citizen security.
- Escort funerals.
These uniform patrol deputies handle a myriad of other tasks and are the first line of defense and the first Sumter County Sheriff Office employee that most people encounter.