Major A. Sad
Captain P. Morris
Administrative Support Services is the administrative and logistical support division for the Sheriff’s Office. It consists of seven units.
Mr. J. Williams
The records sections maintains all reports submitted by deputies of incidents handled during the course of the performance of their duties. This paperwork is disseminated to local, state and federal agencies as required by law. The records sections also does dispositions, expungements, nonferrous metal permits, and criminal background checks within accordance of the law. Law Enforcement Specialists are responsible for maintaining case files on arrests or charges made by deputies. The records section also enters stolen items, as well as wanted or missing persons into of the National Crime Information Center computer (NCIC). Validation of items or persons entered into NCIC is performed once a month by sending a letter to verify the missing items or persons. Phone calls to victims or complainants are also used as a means of validation. Validation is necessary to ensure accurate and timely information in the NCIC computer.
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Note: A Criminal Records Check Form must be completed before the criminal history can be processed. Criminal Histories will be mailed to the address on the request form within 3 to 5 working days of the request. The Criminal History is good for 90 days and only includes arrests made by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.
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Lieutenant Brian Williams
The Accreditation Division works directly with the Sheriff in the creation and development of plans and programs which are designed to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. This includes responsibility and management for all agency accreditation and re-accreditation efforts, policies and procedures, the planning and research function, agency goals and objectives, multi-year planning, inspectional services, and special projects.
Mrs. Carolyn Bailey
The Human Resources Office is responsible for the recruitment and selection of personnel for the law enforcement, detention, and civilian components of the Sheriff's Office. The office also maintains the personnel records of all employees. It handles insurance related questions and discrepancies. The following is a list of requirements for employment as a Deputy Sheriff or Detention Deputy:
Upon offer of employment, must successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Training Program and a one year probationary period.
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Ms. G. Canty
The Finance Office is responsible for the preparation and management of the Sheriff's Office $54.9 million dollar annual general fund budget and its $2.1 million dollar Special Revenue and Grant funded budgets. These budgets are divided into two divisions: Law Enforcement and Detention Center. The annual budgets include Personnel (salary, overtime, holiday, fringe benefits, etc.); Operational (daily office and operational supplies and equipment) and, Capital Expenditures.
Joshua E. Hazelton III
ITS Asst. Manager
Information Technology Services is responsible for providing all technical support for the Sheriff's Office. In a constantly evolving field, the ITS department is tasked with learning and implementing new and cutting edge enterprise and law enforcement technologies. This also includes in house development and enhancements of legacy systems as well as acquired third party systems.
Some of the ITS department's responsibilities are maintaining and providing support for desktops, mobile data terminals, mobile command vehicles, cell phones, tablets, security access and video recording systems, network activities and software systems used throughout the agency. It is the ITS department"s goal to ensures these systems function in an ever-ready state, through the use of enterprise level monitoring and backups, all supported by disaster recovery and failover planning.
Lieutenant J.P. Plunkett
Sergeant Shawn James
Logistics is responsible for meeting the uniform, office supplies and facilities maintenance requirements of the Sheriff's Office. This includes the acquisition, inventory, tracking, and distribution of capital equipment, expendable supplies, weapons and other law enforcement equipment. The Logistics unit also manages the Sheriff's Office fleet of approximately 300 vehicles and supports our boats and aircraft as necessary. This unit monitors the up-fit of new vehicles and the disposal of vehicles and equipment at the conclusion of service life.
The Charleston County Sheriff's Office's Grants Unit researches and develops grants from state, federal, and foundation sources. In the interest of public safety, the Grants Unit seeks to secure every opportunity for funding its programs for all citizens of Charleston County. Grant awards provide additional funds to bridge the gap between the Sheriff's Office's budgetary resources and its needs, and provides solutions to maintain or expand existing capabilities. Grant funded projects often include collaborations or partnerships with other agencies, government entities, universities, or nonprofits.
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