Chief of Police
The City of Georgetown is South Carolina’s third oldest city. Founded in 1729, Georgetown is located on the Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Sampit, Black, Pee Dee, and Waccamaw Rivers and is approximately eight miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean. The city is located on the northern fringe of South Carolina’s Lowcountry and is on the southern extent of the state’s Grand Strand region. The city is traversed by three US Highways (17, 701, and 521). Georgetown serves as the county seat and is the major retail trade center for the county. In 2019, the population of the city was 8,866 and the city covered 7.2 square miles.
Nestled conveniently between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, Georgetown, SC offers something for everyone. Whether it is shopping, dining, nightlife, reveling at the local architecture, playing water sports, or simply exploring this magnificent town, there’s little time for boredom in Georgetown.
Lodging opportunities in Georgetown offer visitors their choice of large or smaller establishments with just about every type in between. Georgetown has many top rated accommodations to choose from with most featuring Wi Fi access and sparkling, heated pools with many also offering continental breakfasts to guests free of charge.
The area also boasts a thriving industrial scene and held the distinction for many years of being the second largest sea-port in the state of South Carolina. The Georgetown seaport handles nearly a million tons of goods and materials each and every year.
Performs duties in accordance to the City of Georgetown Municipal Code Article III Sec. 18-17. Administers and oversees all operations of the Police Department and divisional operations while exercising responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Supervises the activities of the Patrol Division, CID/Community Services Division, and Administrative Division law enforcement personnel either personally or via the chain of command. Supervises the Office of the Deputy Chief including the administrative staff and records. Oversees the efforts of the Department to remove barriers between the officers and the citizens and foster positive rapport within the community. Reports to the City Administrator.
Bachelor’s degree supplemented by a minimum of nine (9) years of experience in the policing and supervisory fields.
Valid South Carolina Driver’s License.
Ability to use a firearm.
1134 N. Frasier Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
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