Major Crimes Division
The Criminal Investigations Division is committed to providing the highest quality investigative services to the citizens of Glynn County. We will protect the public by deterring crime using innovative investigative and specialized enforcement strategies. The Investigations Division is responsible for conducting in-depth inquiries into alleged criminal activity and taking the necessary steps to bring offenders before the court. Cases are assigned based on workload, potential for clearance, in-house expertise and availability of external resources.
The Major Crimes Division is comprised of three units:
Criminal Investigations Unit - Major Crimes completes follow-up investigations on cases initiated and generated by the Patrol Division. Investigators provide investigative assistance to patrol officers 24 hours a day, year-round.
Special Investigations Unit (SIU) - The Special Investigations Unit is a pro-active unit that investigates all aspects of narcotics and vice operations. This includes all aspects of work associated with illegal drug activities and vice crimes such as prostitution, gaming, illegal weapons, and illegal alcohol sales.
Crime Scene, Property and Evidence Unit - The Crime Scene, Property and Evidence Unit is responsible for all aspects of crime scene processing and evidence collection and maintenance.
Captain Shawn Strohl
Major Crimes Division Commander
Lieutenant Gerald Herndon
Major Crimes Unit Manager
Acting Lieutenant Martin Davis
Special Investigations Unit Manager
Sergeant Chris Lowther
Major Crimes Unit Supervisor
Acting Sergeant Brandon Rusch
Crime Scene, Property and Evidence Supervisor