Special Investigations Unit

The State Special Investigations Unit is comprised of 5 Special Investigators and 3 Child Protective Services Screeners.

The primary mission of the Special Investigations Unit is to further strengthen the Division's response to the safety and protection of children by providing a highly skilled and focused investigative response to and consultation on requests for specialized investigations. The unit's investigative and regional focus includes group homes, residential institutions, facilities and YDC's in Regions 3 (Cherokee & Douglas Counties only), 4, 13, 14 and 15.

The primary mission of the Child Protective Services Screeners is to locate and review accurate case, person or resource information regarding both CPA and DFCS family foster homes that are brought to the attention of the State Office with questionable DFCS history.