South Carolina Department of Corrections

SCDC DIVISION OF POLICE SERVICES



OVERVIEW
The Division of Police Services consists of Police Services Agents who are class I certified law enforcement officers. The Division of Police Services is responsible for assigning Police Services 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.

OUTSIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT INTERVIEWS WITH INMATES
Requests from outside law enforcement entities to meet with or speak with an inmate in the SCDC should be directed to the Division of Police Services. SCDC Police Services Agents will assist in coordinating any approved law enforcement visits with the institution.

Requests may be submitted electronically (preferred method)
PoliceServices@doc.sc.gov


Through US Mail:
Office of Police Services
South Carolina Department of Corrections
Post Office Box 21787
Columbia, SC 29210

By phone:
803-896-4766
803-896-8507
803-896-5214

CELL PHONE AND SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS

The use of cell phones and social media sites by offenders in the custody of the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) is strictly prohibited. This activity constitutes a security violation/possession of contraband and appropriate disciplinary actions will be taken.

If you know of an SCDC offender who has a cell phone or maintains information on a social networking website, please report the suspicious activity using the form provided.

public.doc.state.sc.us/social-media-tips

Tips may be submitted anonymously.

SERVICE OF ARREST WARRANTS ON SCDC INMATES
Service of arrest warrants upon SCDC inmates and bond hearings for the warrants served is coordinated through the SCDC Office of General Counsel in compliance with the SC Court Administration instructions.

SUBPOENAS FOR INMATE PHONE RECORDS
  • Subpoenas for inmate phone records prior to January of 2012 should be submitted to the following:
  • Mel Khanthavong or Angela Perry
    Securus Technologies
    3000 Kellway Drive Suite 150
    Carrollton, TX 75006

  • Subpoenas for inmate phone records on or after to January of 2012 should be submitted to the following:
  • Andrea Melera
    Executive Assistant - Legal
    Global Tel*Link Corporation
    12021 Sunset Hill Road #100
    Reston, VA 20190