Charles Squires

Title: Lieutenant / Community Programs
Phone: 843-322-7943
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Personal and Education
Lieutenant Squires was born near Albany, New York and grew up in the Adirondack Mountains regularly visiting his grandparents on Fripp Island, South Carolina. After graduating from High South Carolinahool, Lieutenant Squires joined the United Sates Navy and some of his duties included shore patrol which was when he became interested in law enforcement. After being honorably discharged at the end of his enlistment, Lieutenant Squires began his pursuit of a Criminal Justice degree at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. He then transferred to the Columbia (University of South Carolina) campus where he graduated with honors and received a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice.

Early Career
Upon being hired by the Hardeeville Police Department, he attended the South Carolina Criminal Justice academy and received the distinguished graduate award. Lieutenant Squires worked patrol and was promoted to Corporal and then Investigator during the three years he was at HPD.

Career with the Beaufort Police Department
In 1999 he was hired by the Beaufort Police Department as a Patrolman III and was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2002. As a Patrol Sergeant he also focused on the department’s crime watch groups and police boat operations. In 2012 he was promoted to the position of Lieutenant. 

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