There is a team for each area of responsibility within the Department. The locations are the physical substations of the teams and are not staffed 24/7. All mail should be addressed to: 180 Lockwood Boulevard Charleston, SC 29403
Patrol Team Four serves major portions of the St. Andrews / West Ashley areas of the city and extends from the Intercoastal Waterway on Charleston Harbor to Magnolia Gardens on State Highway 61 and on Main Road and U.S. Highway 17, between the Ashley River and the Stono River to Rantowles Creek.
Patrol Team Five was established in January 2002 and serves Daniel Island, Thomas Island, Rodden Island, and portions of Clements Ferry Road (Highway 33), Cainhoy Road (Highway 98), and areas adjacent to Highway 41. The team also patrols approximately five square miles within the Francis Marion Forest, bordered by the Wando River in Berkeley County.
The Special Units Team consists of the Traffic Division (This team handles all traffic enforcement throughout the city with the ultimate goal of accident reduction and pedestrian safety. This Team also includes Transport officers and Harbor Patrol. Parking enforcement is no longer a part of Traffic Division).
Special Investigations Unit: Detectives from this division also include the Crime Stoppers representative, career criminal tracking, and Intelligence Unit, Crime Analysis Unit, and officers assigned to liaison with federal agencies including the:
The Central Business District consists of the portion of the city that includes the Market along with Upper and Lower King Street. This Team works with the city's business services, zoning, planning and transportation departments to maintain a successful management plan for the city's growing hospitality areas.