This unit is responsible for maintaining accountability of equipment issued through the unit, ordering equipment, issuing equipment and picking up equipment from procurement and vendors.
The unit is also responsible for maintaining the database for tracking equipment and monitoring the budget line items specific to the purchasing of equipment.
Connie assists the Director of Law Enforcement and Mobility with tracking accidents and damage to Sheriff’s Office vehicles.
Sergeant Johnny Hill serves as the Director of Law Enforcement Mobility (DLEM). He supervises Logistics and Mobility.
He collaborates with the Chief Deputy to determine the number and type of vehicles the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office needs to request each year. This vehicle report list is presented to the Sheriff for approval.
Sergeant Hill provides specifications to Berkeley County Procurement for police equipment to up-fit each make and model of vehicle the BCSO anticipates needing in the coming year.
He assists with obtaining quotes for equipment and installation of equipment, with strict adherence to the Berkeley County procurement guidelines. He reviews the vehicles under state contract and works with identified car dealers to provide the specifications for new vehicles.
Sergeant Hill evaluates vehicles as they near the end of their life cycle, advising when it is no longer beneficial to continue to repair them.
Sergeant Hill acts as a liaison with the County Shop and Risk Management. He coordinates with local body shops requesting estimates, repairs and service as necessary.
He maintains an inventory of in-vehicle camera systems supplied by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (SCDPS) and completes annual reports to the them.
He authorizes each 800 mhz radio activation and deactivation, as well as reviewing and approving for payment the monthly Palmetto 800 radio service invoice.
Sgt. Hill also handles logistics for large or sustained deployments. He provides the command post and meals if necessary.
He also captains a boat when needed for marine patrol and dive missions.