Administrative Services

Commanding Officers

Captain Robert Rivas

Captain Robert A. Rivas began his law enforcement career with the City of Anderson Police Department in September 1992. As an officer, Robert Rivas served in the Patrol and Vice-Narcotics Units. His major career training includes Patrol Investigative Techniques, Criminal Analysis, Marijuana Analysis, Organized Crime Investigation, Money Laundering Investigation, First Line Supervisor, Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, Police Executive Development, Senior Grant Specialist and Reviewer, Internal Affairs and Criminal Intelligence Analysis. In managing the Administrative and Records Division, Captain Rivas is responsible for maintaining police records, budget oversight, federal and state grant coordination, and the administrative operations within the physical facility of the Department.

Robert Rivas is a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, Georgia and the United States Secret Service Training Center in Beltsville, Maryland. Rivas holds an Associate in Science (1986), a B/A in Psychology (1988) and a M/A in Management of Organizations (1992) and he is currently certified as a Radar Operator.

Academic and professional achievements include graduating summa cum laude with a B/A in Psychology in 1988 and completing the Masters program with a cumulative 3.825 GPA in 1992. In addition to graduating from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy with honors, Robert Rivas has received an award for academic excellence and a certificate for qualifying as a sharpshooter on the practical pistol course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. He also received a certificate in recognition for achieving outstanding performance in physical conditioning from the United States Secret Service Uniform Division.

Since the mid-1990’s, Rivas has been instrumental in the acquisition of approximately four million dollars in grant funding for the department which was derived from the successful development of at least 29 competitive grant proposals and 12 direct awards. The grant awards resulted in the implementation of at least 9 crime and traffic crash suppression programs. The awards also increased the department’s sworn staff by 17 personnel and assisted the department in the acquisition of hundreds of thousands of dollars for needed equipment.

Internal Affairs

Inspector Randall C. Human began his law enforcement career with the City of Anderson Police Department in February 2000. As an officer, Randall Human served in the patrol and traffic divisions to include the Strike Team and Traffic Safety Grant-funded positions. His major career training includes At-Scene Traffic Collision Investigation, Technical Traffic Collision Investigation, Traffic Collision Reconstruction, Aggressive Criminal Enforcement, National Incident Management System, Arson Investigation, First Line Supervisor, Field Training Officer, Interview and Interrogations, Mid-Level Management for Pursuit Supervisors, FBI-LEEDA Supervisor Leadership Institute, FBI-LEEDA Command Leadership Institute, FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute, FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award,  Investigating Citizen’s Complaints and Officer Misconduct for Supervisors, Statement Analysis Techniques and several Criminal Interdiction Schools. He holds several Certifications to include DMT Operator, Standardized Field Sobriety DUI Instructor, Speed Measurement Device Instructor, Mobile Video Instructor, and Background Investigator. In managing the Internal Affairs Unit, Inspector Human is responsible for the investigation of alleged and suspected misconduct within the Police Department by both law enforcement and civilian staff.

Randall Human is a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and attended Tri-County Technical College in the field of Criminal Justice. Randall also attending the South Carolina Highway Patrol Basic Training Academy in 2010. Randall worked for the South Carolina Highway Patrol from March 2010 to October 2018, before returning to the City of Anderson Police Department in October 2018 as the Internal Affairs Coordinator.

Randall Human has received numerous letters of accomplishment / achievement from his supervisors throughout his career along with Officer of the Month Award (Anderson PD), Anderson County Crime Stoppers Awards, National Criminal Enforcement Association Stolen Vehicles Award, SC Department of Public Safety DUI Recognition pins and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety ACE Awards. Randall was one of the first officers at the City of Anderson Police Department to receive the Traffic Safety Officer Award from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

Randall Human is a member of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Network 10th. Circuit, Alcohol Enforcement Team (AET), SC Law Enforcement Association, SC State Firefighters Association and SC Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #10 (Anderson).

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:

Complaint Form

  1. Go to the Anderson Police Department and request to speak with an internal affairs investigator or the shift supervisor
  2. Call the Internal Affairs Office at 864-231-2288.
  3.  
  4. 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
  5. Email complaint to rhuman@cityofandersonsc.com.

Internal Affairs Reports

2008-2009
2007-2008

Commonly Asked Questions

The Anderson Police Department appreciates anyone taking the time to commend an officer. There are
several ways to thank an officer:
Call the Police Department at 231‐2277 and request to speak to the shift supervisor.  
Mail a thank you note to the Office of the Chief at 401 South Main Street Anderson SC 29624.

IA 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.

Checking for registered sex offenders in our area is simple. Simply go to SLED’s website at
http://services.sled.sc.gov/SOR/. If you do not have internet access you may contact your local sheriff’s
office.

To find out the status regarding property/evidence you may call 864‐332‐5700

If your car was towed by the City of Anderson you can call the city garage at 864‐231‐2248 to inquire
about the car.

Clicking on Code of Ordinances on the Community tab of the main menu or logging in directly at
http://www.municode.com/resources/gateway.asp?pid=12470&sid=40.ent

or non emergency calls for a specific officer, call dispatch at 864‐231‐2280 and leave a message for the
officer. Each officer can be emailed. You can locate their email addresses by logging in to the city’s
directory at http://www.cityofandersonsc.com/staff-directory. Officer’s schedules vary so
they may not be able to return your call or email immediately.

Always dial 911 for an emergency and give the dispatcher all of the information that is requested such
as your name, address, phone number, nature of crime, persons involved and what type of weapons are
involved. It is very important that you give all of the requested information to the dispatcher as this
makes the police officer more aware of the situation and crime.

You can report a lead or tip on a case to Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or you may email a tip to
tipline@cityofandersonsc.com or visit the tip line page located in the main menu. You may also contact the Detective handling a criminal investigation by
calling 864‐231‐2277. To leave any narcotics or gang activity tips call 864‐231‐2277 and
leave a message.

Tickets, fines and parking payments are no longer collected at the City of Anderson Police Department.
All payments are now collected at the Anderson City Court Collections Office at the City of Anderson
Municipal Business Center, located at 601 S. Main St. Hours are 8:30 a.m.‐5 p.m., Monday‐Friday. The
phone number for the division is 864‐226‐3403.

The Court room is located in the City Hall Complex on John Street. There is a parking lot on John Street
where you can park for court and other court business.

Records Division

The Records Division is the repository of all Department generated records. Its primary focus is to ensure the integrity of the Department’s records and to maintain these records in a variety of informational systems to be retrieved as needed.

The Records Division provides customer service to the public and police officers by providing information and support services. This includes request for Incident Reports, Traffic Accident Reports, Arrest Reports, Criminal Statistical Reports, Criminal History Check, Taxi Driver Permits, data processing of arrest, traffic citations, traffic accident and incident reports and liaison with the Municipal Court.

All criminal and traffic fines should be paid at 601 South Main Street, the Municipal Business Center.

RECORD CHECKS
Record checks are provided through our agency and only covers arrest that have been made by our Department. You must have a signed consent form from the person that the record check is for, or show a photo ID if you are obtaining a check on yourself. The charge for this service is $5.00.

To accomplish the above tasks the Records Division is staffed by four employees and supervised by Captain Robert Rivas. Our staff makes every effort to answer questions and handle request in a timely and courteous manner.

FEE SCHEDULE

  • Incident Report Copies – Free to victims; $8.50 for all other parties
  • Accident Report Copies – Free to involved parties; all others $8.50
  • Record Checks – $5.00
  • Taxi Driver Permits – $7.00
  • Finger Print Cards – $10.00
  • Other Photo Copies – $8.50
  • FOIA Hour Rate** – $15.00
  • FOIA Material Cost per CD** – $0.50/per CD
  • FOIA Material Cost per Page** – $0.10/Page
  • FOIA Minimum Charge** – $20.00
  • Precious Metal Permits – $50.00
  • Towing Fee – $120.00
  • Towing Storage Fee*** – $20.00/per Day
  • Events Permits – $25.00

*Prices subject to change without notice.
**Prices listed for FOIA requests are for requests that meet the $20.00 minimum order. FOIA requests that are estimated to cost $19.99 or less and which do not fall into any of the other categories will be transacted at no cost. <strong>If the estimated total cost is $20.00 or more, the fee must be deposited in advance with cashier’s check or money order.</strong> Estimates for a request can be provided at no charge.
***Towing Storage Fee- The first day of storage is included in the towing fee.
Note: All fees are in the aggregate. Piece-milling a project will result in charges once the aggregate threshold reaches $20.00.