The earliest reference to a \"Town Constable,\" \"Magistrate of Police,\" or \"Town Marshall\" in Greenville is from May 1832. Names are not available until after the Civil War. S. Humphrey from 1869 is the first name of a Town Constable in Greenville. Names of Town Constables, Chiefs of Police, and assistant policemen are available from 1881. There were two policemen on the force in 1905, and six policemen on the force in 1919. In 1911, Police Chief George A. Clark made his rounds on a bicycle, and two officers made their rounds on motorcycles in 1924. The Greenville Police Department established a fingerprinting department in 1925 considered best in the State.