Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office
Capt. James S. Green is native of St. Matthews S. C. the son of the late Bennie and Vivian Green. He is a graduate of Calhoun County High School, S. C. Criminal Justice Academy and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Claflin University, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice Administration. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, with a Concentration of Public Administration, from Strayer University out of Washington D C. (District of Columbia)
As a result of Green’s educational experience and academic achievements, he was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society, as well as the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. He’s a proud member of the Delta Zeta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity inc.
Green has served on several state boards for many years. The South Carolina School Resource Officers’ Association Board and presently serves as 1st Vice-President of the South Carolina State D.A.R.E. Association.
With 36 years of experience, he has set the standard for all deputies in which he has supervise to emulate as he continues to strive in assisting the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office and the community, through his strong leadership abilities, effective community policing strategies and problem-solving techniques.
His hard work has not been isolated to one area. He been involved with schools, churches, businesses, neighborhoods, and the youth, across the State of South Carolina. He conducts educational seminars, gang seminars, citizen academies, and programs that educate people at many levels of society about the philosophy and methodology of positive law enforcement, and nonviolence.
He is married to the former Darlene Jennings, and unto their union they have three children Tyesha, Kimberly, and James II.
His philosophy of life shares as such, people must lead by example. As we face many challenges in our lives, we must pursue our dreams, be dedicated to our goals, increase our knowledge and work efficiently and effectively.
Richland County Sheriff's Office
Sr. Deputy Pearl Whitaker retired an E-7 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. A associate degree from Austin Peay university business and Administrator Associate degree from Midland tech college in criminal justice, also a bachelor degree from Lime Stone college in criminal justice. My motto is nobody is perfect. If you make a mistake, get back up, dust yourself off and start working on correct the mistake never never give up.
Sgt of Arms
Master Police Officer / SRO
City of Clinton Police Department
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.
Deputy / SRO Richland County Sheriff's Office
Bridge Creek Elementary
Low Country Representative
Jasper Counry Sheriff's Office
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."
Retired Richland County Sheriff's Office Deputy
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
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.