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Lt. Garrett Carter
Crimes Against Persons Commander

This unit is supervised by Lieutenant who reports directly to the Division Commander. This unit is responsible for the investigation of the following:

  • Deaths: Homicides, suicides, natural, and accidental (except traffic fatalities)
  • Assault/Battery
  • Sex offenses involving victims over the age of 17 years
  • Kidnapping
  • Robbery (Armed & Intimidation)
  • Missing Persons
  • Extortion
  • Harassing, obscene, or threatening telephone calls
  • Elder Abuse
  • Terroristic Threats
  • Domestic Violence

More About Lt. G. Carter

Lieutenant Garrett Carter began his career in 2006.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management-Leadership from Reinhardt University, a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Administration from Columbus State University, and is also a graduate of the University of Tennessee’s National Forensic Academy.

Lieutenant Carter is member of the Strike Team, as well as a senior Crime Scene Specialists on the Cherokee Sheriff’s Crime-Scene Response Unit (CRU).   He regularly assists with the completion of high school senior projects and Cub Scouts seeking their forensic badge.  He also provides forensic lectures and demonstrations at local high schools.