Office of Professional Responsibility

Office of Professional Responsibility was designated to fully investigate formal complaints lodged by citizens who believe that a law enforcement situation has not been handled satisfactorily.

The Office for Professional Responsibility (OPR) is an administrative investigative branch within the Sheriff's Office specifically designated to fully investigate formal complaints lodged by citizens who believe that a law enforcement situation has not been handled satisfactorily. This procedure allows for the protection of the interests of both the citizen and the law enforcement officer.

To formally submit a complaint to the Sheriff's Office, please complete a Complaint Form by following the below listed instructions: 

  • Complete all portions of the form and Print your name as the Complainant. 

  • Submit Form

For more information or questions, please contact Lt. Brian Baird at (843) 255-3405.

COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS INQUIRIES
YEAR = 2017

DISPOSITION

Unfounded

Unsubstantiated

Partially Substantiated

Substantiated

TOTALS

INVESTIGATIONS

   1

   0

   0

   2

   3

INQUIRIES

   3

   0

   1

   5

   9

TOTALS

   4

   0

   1

   7

   12

POLYGRAPHS ADMINISTERED
YEAR = 2017

TYPE

Criminal Specific

Pre-Employment

TOTALS

NORTH

   15

   90

   105

SOUTH

   9

   27

   36

TOTALS

   24

   117

   141

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

2001 Duke St

Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

Email: BCSOWebsite@bcgov.net 

Phone: 843-255-3200

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