The Bluffton Police Department is committed to keeping the community informed. Public Information is responsible for the official dissemination of information from the department to local media outlets and the public. Personnel are committed to maintaining a strong police-media partnership with up-to-date information regarding incidents, on-going investigations, special events and gathering information for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
- Organizing promotion and retirement ceremonies and the annual employee’s award ceremony
- Organizing department sponsored events
Marketing of the department’s initiatives and programs is also a part of Public Information’s daily tasks, in addition to producing the department’s annual report and strategic plan. The Town of Bluffton’s partnership with the Lutzie 43 Foundation is also spearheaded through the Bluffton Police Department Public Information.