D.A.S.C. Board Members



Chester County Sheriff's Office




James Green


Orange County Sheriff's Office




1st Vice President


Matt Boyd


Chester County Sheriff's Office




2nd Vice President




Sergeant / SRO

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office




              Sergeant Caldwell has been with the Sheriff's Office since 2008 and has been a School Resource Officer since 2014. She is currently assigned to Fairfield Middle School. 





Sr. Deputy

Richland County Sheriff's Office




                Sr. Deputy Pearl Whitaker retired from the US Army after serving for over 21 years. She has been in Law Enforcement for more than 20 years and has obtained three college degrees, one of those being a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice.  



Master Police Officer / SRO

City of Clinton Police Department

Sgt of Arms



MPO Turner began her career in Law Enforcement in 1998. MPO Turner joined the D.A.R.E. family in the summer of 2016 after completing DOT Class. She is currently serving as a SRO at Eastside Elementary School working for the Clinton Police Department. After serving as the Upstate Rep., MPO Turner was appointed to her current position as the DASC Sergeant of Arms in 2022.          

Sundas Hussain

Deputy / SRO

Richland County Sheriff's Office

Bridge Creek Elementary






     My name is Deputy Sundas Hussain and I have been with the Richland County Sheriff's Office for 4 years. I have been a School Resource Officer and a DARE Instuctor for over a year and a half.  I love having a positive impact on our youth and helping them broaden their horizons when it comes to different cultures around the world. I enjoy reading, watching movies/television shows and spending time with my friends and family.





Mountain/Upper State Representative


Jasmine Butler

Jasper Counry Sheriff's Office





Low Country Representative



My Name is Corporal SRO Jasmine Butler and I am employed with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office. I have been a part of the JCSO family since 2000. I currently serve as the School Resource Officer at Polaris Tech Charter School in Richland, SC. I am a DARE certified officer which allows me oto educate our youth. I am also a certified Hostage Negotiator. 

Prior to joining the JCSO family, I was employed with the Hampton Counry Sheriff's Office where I served as a VIctims Advocate for a few years. My passion has always been public service, so I became a police officer, simply to Protect and Serve. I live by the words " Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."


Michael Larabee






Midlands Representative



My name is Michael Larabee.  I started my career in law enforcement in 2018 when I was hired by the Irmo Police Department and also being my only agency having been employed.  I was on the Patrol Division for just over 4 years getting to the rank of Corporal.  In 2022, the first School Resource Officer position opened up for Irmo Police Department.  I am now in the Community Services Division as the School Resource Officer for Irmo Elementary School from 2022- present.


Prior to law enforcement I was in the Marine's for 6 years and then completed my Associates degree in Science and Arts.  Together, my wife and I have 2 daughters and many pets.



Eugene Mitchell

Where you set your mind and heart will determine what you will do, where you will go, and who will follow you





Retired Richland County Sheriff's Office Deputy




Senior Deputy Will Gibson began his career in Law Enforcement with the Batesburg-Leesville Police Department in 1998 and worked as a Patrolmen until 1999.  Sr. Deputy Gibson then began working with the South Carolina Department of Corrections until 2001.  During his tenure with the SCDC, Sr. Deputy Gibson worked as a Correctional Officer in the (SMU) lockup unit, Cell Movement Team Member, Rapid Response Team Member and Hostage Negotiator at Broad River Correctional Institution (SCDC Maximum Security State Prison).  In 2001, Sr. Deputy Gibson joined the Richland County Sheriff’s Department where he was road deputy and a current school resource officer for approximately 19 years.  He also has been a basketball and football coach for past 15 years at the middle and high school level. And is the current Varsity & JV defensive backs coach at Lugoff-Elgin High School in Lugoff, SC. 

Sr. Deputy Gibson is married and has three (3) children.  He and his family attend Mt. Zion Baptist Church and are active members in the Richland County Community.

Sr. Deputy Gibson is a graduate of Ridge Spring–Monetta High School in Monetta, SC and Charleston Southern University (Communication/Political Science) where he was preferred walk-on with the football team.

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