Darrell Gruel

 
Police
Title: Captain / Operations Commander
Phone: 843-322-7936
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Career with the Beaufort Police Department
Captain Gruel started with the Beaufort Police Department in 1991 and was awarded the J.P. Strom award for being the top academic graduate of his class at the SCCJA. Captain Gruel started in the Uniform Patrol Division and from 1994 to 1997 was the School Resource Officer at Beaufort High School. Captain Gruel was also the first School Resource Officer at Beaufort Middle School prior to returning to the patrol division where he was later promoted to Operations Supervisor. Captain Gruel transferred into Investigations in 2005 and was promoted to Lieutenant in charge of the Investigations Division in 2010. Currently he holds the position of Operation Commander which supervises both patrol division and investigations. 

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