The Department of Animal Care helps to reduce the number of strays, control the outbreak of rabies and educate the public on the importance of licensing their pets and the responsibilities of pet ownership.
The Coroner’s Office is responsible for investigating all suspicious, violent, sudden, and unexpected deaths that occur in Richland County.
The Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center is an incarceration facility for convicted criminals.
The Richland County Emergency Services Department provides emergency and public safety planning, preparedness programs, and recovery from emergencies.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department currently employs over 600 uniformed officers and 140 non-sworn personnel, making it one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the State.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety saves lives through highway safety education and diligent enforcement of laws governing traffic, motor vehicles, and commercial carriers.
The State Law Enforcement Division provides quality manpower and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies and conducts investigations on behalf of the state as directed by the Governor and Attorney General.
The Department of Special Services is responsible for effectively managing a pool of community services personnel; and empowering citizens to promote beautification in Richland County.
The Victim/Witness Assistance Unit helps the victims and witnesses of crime with any questions or problems concerning their cases.