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It is the policy of the Anderson Police Department to ensure that integrity is maintained through an internal system. Complaints will be investigated in an impartial manner. If the matter is determined to be criminal in nature, it will be reported to the appropriate agency. If the complaint is to be handled internally by the Internal Affairs Division you will be notified by mail of the final disposition of the matter. If the case is sustained, you will not be notified of the disciplinary action(s) taken against the employee. This action is a personnel matter, not public information.

If you feel that your rights have been violated and you would like to file a complaint against an employee of the Anderson Police Department, please contact the Internal Affairs Division. You can be assured that the Anderson Police Department will not tolerate any misconduct on the part of an Anderson Police Department employee. Any fictitious or misleading complaints against an employee may be subject to Criminal and/or Civil prosecution under section 16-9-30 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.

A complaint can be filed with Internal Affairs in the following ways:

Go to the Anderson Police Department and request to speak with an internal affairs investigator or the shift supervisor
Call the Internal Affairs Office at 864-231-2288.
Write a letter to the attention of either the Chief of Police or the Internal Affairs Division at Anderson Police Department, 401 South Main Street, Anderson, SC 29624
Email complaint to sdooley@cityofandersonsc.com.

Sergeant Steve Dooley began his Law Enforcement career in 1998 with the Greenville County Detention Center. In 2000 he became a police officer with the Williamston Police Department. He has been a police officer with the Anderson City Police Department since 2003. In 2007 he was transferred to the Special Operations Division. In July of 2013 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Dooley is currently assigned to the position of Internal Affairs Investigator. Sergeant Dooley is a second generation Police Officer who followed in the footsteps of his father.