Commander Ronda R. Bamberg oversees all investigative units at the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office. She began serving the citizens of Orangeburg County in 2000 with 16 years of military, municipality, and county law enforcement experience.
Commander Bamberg has supervised, assisted in, or was the lead investigator in more than 100 homicide cases. Her investigative experience also includes participation on a multi-jurisdictional violent crimes task force assigned to arrest and prosecute numerous upper level narcotic traffickers and drug kingpins.
Commander Bamberg is a graduate of the LECC Narcotics Commander School and she is a certified Hostage Negotiator.
Criminal Investigations - Criminal Investigators are responsible for following up on calls for service from citizens and linking evidence to suspects who have committed a criminal act, seeking warrants, and making arrests. Criminal Investigators also respond to crime scenes to begin identifying subjects, interviewing witness, and searching for suspects. Three experienced criminal investigators work out of substations in the county providing citizens with greater access to deputies and investigators in remote areas of the county.
Narcotics Investigations - Narcotics Investigators work the entire county using a variety of techniques to identify and surveil individuals who manufacture, transport, sell, and use narcotics.
Special Operations - Investigators assigned to the Special Operations Team perform a variety of individualized investigations and incident responses. Investigators handle the K-9, Search and Rescue, and the Community Response Team. These highly trained officers respond to crisis situations, track suspects, search for narcotics, locate missing individuals, as well as conduct investigations in areas known for high crime.