Deputy Chief Dale McDorman was hired by the Beaufort Police Department in April, 1995. His prior law enforcement career included being a Sheriff’s Deputy in Stark County Ohio and a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Deputy. Deputy Chief McDorman was also a Security policeman in the U.S. Air Force for eight years. Deputy Chief McDorman came to the Beaufort Police Department as a Patrolman III and was promoted to Sergeant/Operations Supervisor in October, 1999 and to Lieutenant/Operations in April 2005. Deputy Chief McDorman served as the Operations Lieutenant and as the Investigations Lieutenant prior to being promoted to Deputy Police Chief in March 2010.