Support Services

Support Services provides clerical and specialized support to the operations of the Sheriff's Office. They are responsible for compiling and maintaining all records and reports in the department, as well as providing copies to the public and preparing Uniform Crime Reports required by the FBI and the State Law Enforcement Division.

Support Services Supervisor: Inspector Ophelia Ketcherside

A 17 year law enforcement veteran, Inspector Ketcherside oversees the operations of all Sheriff's Office facilities, the impound lot, as well as maintaining records of Workman's Compensation and safety issues of the agency. Inspector Ophelia Ketcherside Additionally she serves as the agency's quartermaster, responsible for maintaining the operation of the fleet and supplies. She directly supervises the training division. Ketcherside has been with the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. She has served as a field service deputy, victims advocate, investigator, and the agency's first Regional Lieutenant. She holds an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.

Areas of Responsibility

Impound Lot

Vehicles that are towed, recovered, or seized by the Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office are stored in the impound lot.

Impound Lot F.A.Q.


The Quartermaster is responsible for ensuring all Sheriff's Office vehicles, units, and equipment are maintained according to county, state, and federal standards. The Quartermaster also responds to critical incidents with the appropriate equipment and personnel.


Complainants can retrieve copies of incident reports at the 1520 Ellis Avenue office during regular business hours. Complainants must present proper identification to obtain the report.

Front Desk

The front desk is staffed by courteous, knowledgeable employees who direct visitors of the Law Enforcement Complex to the appropriate personnel to resolve their requests.

Submit an Online Incident Reports