The Iredell County Special Victims Unit investigates all reports of:
- Child physical abuse
- Domestic violence
- Elder Abuse
- Sexual assault
Investigators monitor domestic violence protection order compliance, as well as provide transportation for victims to court, medical facilities, shelter, and other locations. Along with this, they investigate cases involving assault on the elderly, and the handicapped. The Sex Offender Registry Division of this unit registers sex offenders in Iredell County, maintains the registry, and verifies addresses of registered offenders.