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Sheriff Carter Weaver

Born and raised in Georgetown County, Sheriff Carter Weaver has thirty-three years of law enforcement experience.

He began his law enforcement career in 1986 with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) where he worked in various roles including bloodhound tracking team, SWAT, outlaw motorcycle gangs, fugitive apprehension, and criminal investigations.

Sheriff Weaver joined the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office in 2001 as the Assistant Sheriff. His duties included the management of enforcement, corrections, judicial, and communications units sworn to protect the citizens of Georgetown County.

Carter Weaver was elected as the Sheriff of Georgetown County in February 2020.

Sheriff Weaver earned a bachelor’s degree from Coastal Carolina University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Charleston School of Law. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia College teaching both undergraduate and masters courses.