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Operations/Training Division

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Operations/Training Division is responsible for coordinating the operations and training of the Sheriff's Office as directed by the Sheriff and GCSO Policy Manual. The following functions are managed by the Operations Captain:

  • Operation Division Units' Activities
  • Purchasing equipment and supplies for GCSO Personnel
  • Managing vehicle maintenance
  • Investigating complaints against GCSO Personnel and conducting internal affairs investigations
  • Administering the Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Managing traffic ticket inventory

Training Unit

  • Coordinating and providing training to GCSO Personnel
  • Conduct citizens academy
  • Managing reserve deputy program
  • Preparing the Sheriff's Office for accreditation


Administrative Division

The Administrative Division of the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office provides administrative support to the operations of all the divisions of the Sheriff's Office. The staff of the Administrative Division includes the Sheriff's Administrative Assistant (Division Supervisor) and four clerks. The division is responsible for numerous administrative support duties including the following:

  • Greeting and assisting visitors at the Sheriff's Office
  • Answering all incoming phone calls to the Sheriff's Office
  • Providing word processing services
  • Entering and maintaining record of civil papers
  • Entering and maintaining record of court orders

The Sheriff's Administrative Assistant is responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining fiscal records of GCSO Budget
  • Processing purchase orders
  • Managing the Narcotic's seized assets account
  • Managing the GCSO Administrative Division
  • Managing GCSO payroll

Victims Services Unit

The Victims Service Unit manages the GCSO Victims Assistance Program and assists victims of crime through the criminal justice process. The following are the responsibilities of the victim's advocates:

  • Notifying victims of court proceedings
  • Assisting victims in obtaining county and state services which may be available to them as victims of crime
  • Assisting victims through court proceedings
  • Assisting victims if qualified in obtaining victim compensation
  • Assisting victims if qualified in obtaining emergency financial assistance
  • Assisting victims if qualified in obtaining medical assistance
  • Assisting victims if qualified in obtaining professional counseling
  • Assisting victims if qualified in obtaining victim advocacy

Records Unit

The Georgetown County Sheriff' Office Records Unit maintains GCSO case files for incidents reported to the Sheriff's Office. The Records Unit is staffed by 1 civilian position. The Records Division is responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining GCSO Case Files
  • Mailing copies of the incident reports to the victims
  • Conducting background checks
  • Sending finger print cards to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
  • Implementing Court ordered expungements
  • Providing case files for Grand Jury
  • Providing case files for General Sessions Court
  • Answering inquires for case file information
  • Assisting the Administrative staff on other duties

Civil Process Unit

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office Civil Process Unit serves non-criminal court papers, summons and orders. Six civilian employees staff the Civil Process Unit. The responsibilities of the Civil Process Unit are as follows

  • Serving Civil Court Summons
  • Serving Civil Court Orders
  • Serving Civil Court Papers

Civil Division

Computer Services Unit

The Computer Services Unit is responsible to keep the computers operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All incident reports are done on the GCSO computer network. Each month the Sheriff's Office transmits reports on activity to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigations. A civilian employee staffs the Computer Services Unit.