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Reserve Officers: Berkeley County has the largest contingent of Reserve Officers in the State. An average of 40 Reserve Officers are available to augment patrol squads and perform special patrol assignments. These officers are trained and certified by the State. Classes are offered on an as needed basis. For information, call the Reserve Coordinator at (843) 719-4884 or the Uniform Patrol Captain at (843) 719-4452 or (843) 719-4438.

A Victim's Advocate is available to victims of violent crime including domestic violence. Referral to other agencies, legal assistance, and counseling are available to victims. To reach the Victims' Advocate please call (843) 719-4455.

Crime Watch encourages residents in a subdivision, neighborhood or rural area to be observant of activities, and to report suspicious activities to the Sheriff's Office. A booklet is available from the Sheriff's Office which explains how to organize and conduct Crime Watch activities in your area. You can receive more information about Crime Watch by calling (843) 719-4713 or emailing Sgt. Jimmy Ross at jross@berkeleycountysc.gov

Traffic Escorts are available for funerals, parades and other organized events. Call the Uniform Patrol Captain at (843) 719-4452 or (843) 719-4438 to request this service.

Special Patrol requests are available when citizens are out of town or away from their homes for an extended time. Call the Uniform Patrol Captain at (843) 719-4452 or (843) 719-4438, or complete the secure e-form located on this website.

The Crime Analysis Unit records criminal incidents in the County. Crime statistics are available to Crime Watch groups, homeowners and private businesses for their areas. To receive information, please call (843) 719-4553.

Volunteers: The Sheriff's Office is fortunate to have committed volunteers who augment the full-time staff. Volunteers provide their services in the Detective Office and in Crime Analysis. Persons who are interested in volunteering should call (843) 719-4470.

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