Gang Intel Unit

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The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Gang Intelligence unit is assigned to the Crime Repression Team in Special Operations Division.

The primary goal of the unit is to gather and develop information involving gang activity, and to rapidly investigate the information as it relates to criminal activity. Identify gangs, gang members, and any associate of gangs through a validation process. Provide investigative assistance to the field districts and detention facilities concerning gang related criminal activity. Maintain an intelligence data base for all sworn officers for access on gang intelligence.

The Gang Intelligence Unit coordinates standardized procedures with the Greensboro Detention Facility, High Point Detention Facility, and the Sheriff’s Prison Farm for gathering gang intelligence information, the assembly of information and the storing of information. Provide training for officers of the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office both sworn and non-sworn in gang recognition and interviewing techniques. Conduct criminal investigations in conjunction with investigators of other divisions and field districts.