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Specialized Investigations Division

I want to welcome you on behalf of the men and women of Specialized Investigations.  More than any other division at the Sheriff's Office, SID protects Greenville County's most vulnerable citizens.  This very demanding task is performed by a special group of highly skilled deputies, investigators, and civilian personnel.  It is a tremendous honor to serve alongside these talented people doing this very important work. 


Crimes against Children

This unit investigates the physical and sexual abuse of children. Highly trained deputies are skilled at managing heavy caseloads while thoroughly investigating every incident.

Family Violence

This unit investigates Domestic Violence (DV), Harassment and Stalking, Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult, and reviews other division's DV cases.

ICAC-Data Recovery

This unit has dual roles. This unit participates as members of the SC Attorney General's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force combating child pornography and predators online. Also, they operate a full-service forensic regional computer lab collecting and analyzing data from various types of electronic devices. 


This unit investigates runaways and crimes committed by juveniles.

School Enforcement

This unit investigates crimes occurring on school property, provides School Resource Officers (SRO) for middle and high schools, and provides Crossing Guards at elementary schools.

Sex Crimes

This unit investigates sexual assaults on adult victims. 

Sex Offender Registry

This unit maintains records on over 900 sex offenders living in Greenville County and verifies their addresses in the field.


This unit assists victims and witnesses of crime in navigating the criminal justice system and securing any assistance or benefits due to them.