Office of the Inspector General
DJJ's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is responsible for numerous safety services for employees and juveniles, as well as criminal investigations and management reviews. The Event Reporting Management Information System (ERMIS), a state-of-the-art computer system managed by the Office of the Inspector General, ensures the comprehensive tracking, reporting, and managing of events occurring within the agency on a statewide basis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The OIG also makes monthly reports of specific events to the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED).
The following three sections are under the supervision of DJJ's Office of the Inspector General:
- Internal Audits
- Compliance and Inspections
Compliance and Inspections is responsible for compliance with applicable state and federal regulations governing fire and life safety, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The Management Review unit of this office evaluates compliance with policies and procedures and the child abuse/neglect statutes. The primary responsibilities of this unit are: (1) identifying noncompliance and/or violations of departmental policies and procedures through administrative inquiries; (2) conducting specific random, as well as scheduled, management reviews/inquiries in facilities, group homes, marine/wilderness camps, institutes, or county offices to ensure accountability and compliance with departmental policies and procedures; and (3) conducting administrative inquiries into events related to potential abuse/neglect of juveniles under the care, custody, and control of DJJ. The essential functions of the Office of Compliance and Inspections are:
- Fire and safety prevention
- OSHA compliance inspections
- ADA compliance
- Administrative inquiries and management reviews
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia SC, 29212-3552
The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. THE FOLLOWING OFFICES HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED TO HANDLE INQUIRIES REGARDING THE NONDISCRIMINATON POLICIES: Title IX -- Inspector General's Office -- 803-896-9595 Title II & 504 -- Special Education Office -- 803-896-8484.