History

Department Facilities:

The Beaufort Police Department moved to its current location at 1901 Boundary St. in 2008.

The Beaufort Police Department was located at 990 Ribaut Rd., Suite 107, from 2000 until 2008.

The Beaufort Police Department was located inside the current Beaufort County Law Enforcement Center at 2001 Duke St. from 1989 to 2000.

The Beaufort Police Department was located at 705 Port Republic St. from 1969-1989.

The Beaufort Police Department was located at a facility at the Waterfront Park from 1955-1969.

Former Chiefs of Police:

1868-1873   P. Gibbs (Town Marshal)
1873-1875   J.C. Rivers (Town Marshal)
1876-           Joseph Cohen (Town Marshal)
1912-1913   M, O'D White (Town Marshal)
1913-1914   F. G. Welch (Chief of Police)
1914-1915   E.B. Rodgers
1915-1919   Danny Mann
1919-1923   L.B. Simpson
1923-1928   John B. Cason
1928-1944   J.C. Scott
1944-1946  J. H. Vahn
1946-1948   Artie M. Heape
1948-1949   L. "Doc" Trammell
1949-1959   Lee Roy Rentz
1959-1962   Ralph C. Ramsey
1962-1965   Laurie M. Randall
1965-1966   Roger Carl Poston
1966-1967   Herbert F. Hubbard
1967-1972   Lee Roy Rentz
1972-1974   Herbert F. Hubbard
1974-1992   Jesse L. Altman Jr.
1992-2000   William R. Neill
2000-2008   J. P. Dowling

Through out the Years