[citation needed]. You can scroll or use the left and right arrow keys to navigate. The purpose and mission of the Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) These services are critical to the successful conclusion of many cases. Additionally, they maintain a full-time position with the DEA Task Force. The team provides support to Uniform Patrol Deputies by aiding in street level investigations. They are also used to identify potential gang members, which provides information to investigators and makes an impact on gang activities seen across the county. The Communications Center consists of call takers, dispatchers, dispatch training officers, false alarm billing, NCIC teletype, and tape research. The investigators also conduct educational presentations concerning gangs and drugs. Since the beginning of the Greenville Crime Stoppers program, countless callers have given information about criminal activity in their area. Uniform Patrol deputies are assigned to 5 platoons. The mystery of the death of 57-year-old Cecil Sanders Morris, discovered in the aftermath of a house fire in Greenville in 2015, has been solved, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office. The three investigators investigate crimes that occur in locations where an SRO is not present, handle school district employee allegations and conduct in-depth investigations that would otherwise pull an SRO away from their assigned school. The investigators review the original case file, re-interview witnesses and victims and follow up on any new leads. Investigators believe that after Morris was shot and killed, Merrill flew to California and fraudulently used Morris’ credit cards to spend thousands of dollars. The people of South Carolina, however, felt that this important position should answer directly to them for his actions and performance. Law Enforcement Aviation is a unique tool that can provide a bird's eye view during searches, crime scene photography and general patrol. In 1795 Robert Maxwell, a Revolutionary Warhero, was appointed as Sheriff of the District. Saber 3 participated in 4 Emergency Response Team trainings. Thanks to a grant program this unit is well equipped with the latest technology and tools. The Air Support Unit operates four aircraft which support the Sheriff's Office. Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The role of Emergency Management is to coordinate resources and efforts to prepare for the response to large scale emergencies and disasters. The Technical Services Unit provides support services to deputies through geographical mapping, crime analysis and audio, photographic and video analysis. Address. In addition, this has resulted in numerous indictments related on federal drug charges. These charges came out of a sexual assault lawsuit filed by Lewis’ female assistant. Uniform Patrol is where new deputies start their career. ©2020, Hearst Television Inc. on behalf of WYFF-TV. These deputies are assigned to various communities throughout Greenville County. The Extradition Unit travels across the United States to bring offenders to justice. They provide Spiritual support and guidance, as well as stress counseling and stress debriefs. Some current investigations date back into the 1960s. Email her at tboyd@gannett.com and follow her on Twitter @tamiamb. This allows federal, state and local law enforcement to receive training without having to travel; thus allowing more officers to receive training while reducing the costs associated with training. E-911 provides quality 911 services to the residents of Greenville County. The Warrants Unit is responsible for the receipt, entry, service and return of arrest warrants within Greenville County. The Sex Offender Registry maintains current contact and location information on all convicted Sex Offenders within Greenville County, including the municipalities. The unit is equipped with three helicopters: one Bell OH-58C ("Saber 1"), one Bell 206B III, and one Bell UH-1H ("Saber 3"), and a Cessna 182 airplane ("Saber 2"). [citation needed], In June 1983, a group of concerned citizens and local media joined with law enforcement to form the County's first Crime Stoppers program. This page was last edited on 11 March 2020, at 22:11. Team is trained to handle and rapidly respond to assist jurisdictions in effectively addressing the consequences of a critical incident involving Weapons of Mass Destruction and Toxic Industrial Chemicals. Deputies are tasked with transporting individuals throughout the state. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. In 1808, legislation was enacted to provide for the election of the Sheriff by the citizens of the county, rather than by politicians. Lewis said Morris's body was in the beginning stages of decomposition and they believe he was killed in mid-October. The deputies assigned to the Civil Process Unit serve civil papers throughout Greenville County. The Chemical Ordnance Biological Radiological Assessment (C.O.B.R.A.) Deputies continually complete the verification of Sex Offender Addresses, Zest Quest with the schools, Compliance Checks with Enforcement of Underage Drinking Laws, and presentations with local Neighborhood Watch Groups. 1-864-467-5300. Cadets participate in a large number of training classes that teach them a variety of law enforcement skills and prepare them for careers in criminal justice.