Lancaster Police Department

405 E. Arch Street, Lancaster, SC

803/283-1173   FAX 803/286-4632

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Special Operations Division

The Special Operations Division is broken down into three categories.

  • Criminal Investigations: Responsible for investigating crimes of a serious nature.  E.g. murder, robbery, rape, burglary, forgery, arson, etc

  • Gangs: Responsible for addressing crimes associated with gang activity and is devoted to aggressively prosecuting those crimes.

  • Narcotics: Responsible for addressing crimes associated with illegal drugs and is devoted to aggressively prosecuting those crimes.

Detectives receive specialized training in investigations, crime scene photography and management, and interview and interrogation skills.

  They have the resources to create computer generated photographic line-ups and computer generated composite sketches. 

You may contact the Special Operations Division at (803) 283-1174