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The USC Beaufort Police officers are sworn and certified officers with comprehensive arrest powers in the state of South Carolina. University police officers have the authority to enforce all state laws throughout the state. The University Police Officers are also appointed and commissioned as State Constables by the Governor of South Carolina as provided by Title 23, Chapter 1, Article 60, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended.

The Department of Public Safety is supervised by the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations.

It is the mission of the Public Safety Department at USC Beaufort to provide a safe and secure environment in which to study, learn, and work through the efficient use of resources.

Public Safety Department Personnel

Earle Holley
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
(843) 208-8143
eholley@uscb.edu

Henry Garbade
Director of Public Safety / Chief of Police
(843) 208-8910
hgarbade@uscb.edu

The following Public Safety Department personnel are available to assist you.  Call (843) 208-8911 and one of the following officers on duty will be able to assist you.

Police Officers

Assistant Chief Tom Aiken taiken@uscb.edu
LT. Bruce Oliver
SGT. Mike Chapman (Historic Beaufort Campus 843-812-8186)
SGT. Jordan Mole (Training Coordinator)  jmole@uscb.edu
EMC. William Winn (Emergency Management Coordinator) wwinn@uscb.edu
CPL.  Shawn Springs
FTO. Stephen Rogers

PTL. Preston Grovenstein(Clery Compliance Administrator)
PTL. Cory Evans
PTL. Theodore Daise IV
PTL. Dale Mealing
PTL. Charles Gaillard Jr.
PTL. Robert Bilyard

Public Safety Officers

PSO Jack Adelman
PSO Denny Bareis
PSO Scott Petillo

PSO David Randall
PSO George Rivers, Jr.(Historic Beaufort Campus 843-812-8186)
PSO Greg Sprout