Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division is responsible for the comprehensive follow-up investigation of criminal offenses occurring within the Town limits of Fort Mill, South Carolina. This includes identifying, apprehending, and assisting in the prosecution of criminal offenders.

The CID has three investigators assigned to Crime Scene Investigations, Forensic Services, Evidence Collection and Storage, and Digital Forensics Investigations, and there are four additional detectives assigned to work generalized cases, all of which are conducted in house.

Property Crimes

Includes investigating offenses involving burglary, larceny, arson, motor vehicle theft, insurance fraud and other related offenses.

Violent Crimes/Crimes Against Persons

Includes investigating offenses involving:

  • Armed robbery
  • Child abuse/neglect
  • Criminal sexual conduct
  • Homicide
  • Kidnapping
  • Runaways and missing persons
  • Vulnerable adult neglect/abuse


Fraud includes the following:

  • Breach of trust
  • Counterfeiting
  • Embezzlement
  • Financial exploitation of the elderly
  • Financial transaction card fraud
  • Forgery
  • Internet based financial crimes
  • Investigation of identity theft

Drug Enforcement Unit

The Fort Mill Police Department has teamed with the following departments and units to establish and operate the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit:

  • Clover Police Department
  • Rock Hill Police Department
  • Tega Cay Police Department
  • York County Sheriff’s Office
  • York Police Department
  • 16th Circuit Solicitor’s Office

About the Unit

This unit consists of officers from seven different agencies who investigate all drug offenses within York County.  The Fort Mill Police Department Criminal Investigation Department (CID) provides two investigators to this unit.