Sergeant Jefferson Davis heads up the Criminal Investigations Unit of Anderson County
Sheriff's Department, along with Investigator Rick Arnold, Investigator Mark Bolton, Corporal Josh Cardwell, Investigator Harold Crowley, Investigator Sean Flynn, Investigator Jeff Gilliam, Investigator Don Scuglia, and Investigator Darrell Slater.
The Investigators are responsible for investigating major crimes that occur within Anderson County.
this includes crimes against persons, and major property crimes.
Investigators also handle investigations concerning complaints against
Sheriff's Department personnel. The Criminal Investigation Unit is
responsible for performing thorough background investigations on new
The Criminal Investigation Unit handles the majority of child sexual assaults and child abuse
cases in Anderson County.
While the Patrol Section is the backbone of the Department, it is the Criminal Investigation Unit that takes up where Patrol
leaves off. One isn't complete without the other. For either to be successful at doing
their jobs there must be a cooperative partnership. The patrol officer takes the initial
report and the Criminal Investigation Unit Investigator does the follow-up.
Criminal Investigation Unit, while not as visible to the public as patrol, plays a vital role in the success of
the Department. The variety of units and experiences that make up Criminal Investigation Unit add considerable
depth. These attributes help us to win and keep contract cities. Criminal Investigation Unit has a role to play
in community policing as well. Problem solving isn't just a patrol responsiblity. Investigators often see
patterns in robberies, vice activities, assaults and other crimes that can be positively impacted by working
with citizens and patrol officers to find solutions.
If you have been the victim of a crime, or if you wish to speak with the Anderson County Sheriff's Department
Investigation Unit please contact our offices at the number listed.