The SCDC Office of Inspector General consists of the Division of Investigative Regions, the Division of Special Investigations, the Division of Forensic Analysis and Intelligence, the Division of Training and Administration and the Division of Accreditation. The Division of Investigations and Special Investigations consists of agents who are SCCJA certified Class I law enforcement officers. The Division of Forensic Analysis and Intelligence includes the Criminal Analysts that specialize in mobile forensics and data analysis. The Division of Training and Administration is responsible for all training and day to day administrative functions. The Division of Accreditation is responsible for managing the CALEA accreditation process and maintaining our accreditation.
The Chiefs of Regional and Special Investigations are responsible for assigning agents as needed to investigate criminal acts (suspected and/ or alleged) which are believed to have been committed by SCDC inmates, employees, or others when the crime relates to the Agency. Investigations are also responsible for assigning agents as needed to conduct administrative investigations of serious violations of agency policies, procedures, rules, or regulations. Specialized Units include the Drug Enforcement and K9 Unit, the Major Crimes and Public Corruption Unit and the Special Victims Unit.
The Division of Forensic Analysis and Intelligence is responsible for gathering, compiling, analyzing and disseminating data that is extracted from multiple sources to aid in combating gang activity, contraband cellphones, and criminal activity. This division is also responsible for tactical and strategic trend analysis and statistical presentations to aid in criminal investigations.