Robert Carson

Title: Captain / Administration
Phone: 843-322-7917
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Captain Robert Carson Emergency Management headshot

Personal Life
Captain Carson is a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina and has lived all over the country as result of being in a military family. He is married and has a son and daughter.

Early Career
Captain Carson was a crash fire fighter in the U.S. Air Force and took part in Operation “Just Cause” (Panama, 1989) and Operation “Desert Shield/Storm” (Saudi Arabia, 1990 to 1991). After leaving the military, he was employed with the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety as Sergeant over traffic enforcement and canine sections.

Captain Carson has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Management, Associate Degree in Public Service/Criminal Justice,  status as an adjunct instructor with the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, is a Traffic Collision Reconstructionist.

Joining the Beaufort Police Department
Captain Carson was hired by the Beaufort Police Department in May, 1999 and in May of 2001, was promoted to Operations Supervisor (1st Sergeant). In August of 2004 he was promoted to the position of Training Officer for the Department. In June of 2006 he was promoted to Lieutenant and served as the Administrative Lieutenant. In 2010, Carson took on the responsibility of Patrol and Special Operations Lieutenant.

Emergency Management
He also serves as an emergency management representative of the City during critical incidents such as hurricanes. He was promoted to Captain on June 20, 2012. 

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