Berkeley County South Carolina Sheriff's Office

Thomas Boyd


Hill-Finklea Detention Center

| (843) 719-4548

Captain Thomas Boyd is a resident of Berkeley County.

He grew up in Summerville, attended Summerville High School, and played football for legendary coach John McKissick.

After high school, he continued his educational endeavors by attending Charleston Southern University on a partial scholarship.

During college, he became a Reserve Officer with the Summerville Police Department.

Captain Boyd began his 24-year law enforcement career as a certified police officer with the Harleyville Police Department, and later worked for the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff.

He was hired by the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office in 2002 under former Sheriff Wayne Dewitt as a patrol deputy.

Captain Boyd is a Specific Skills Instructor.

He attended three F.B.I-LEEDA leadership sessions and received the F.B.I Trilogy award.

He attended the Department of Homeland Security school in Anniston, Alabama for Weapons of Mass Destruction crime scene hazardous materials technician, and evidence collection management.

In his time with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office, Captain Boyd has moved through the ranks and has been the supervisor of the Drug Enforcement Unit, Uniform Patrol Division, Training Division, Traffic Enforcement Team, Target Zero, Community Action Team, and the Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Team.

Captain Boyd is presently the operations/administrative Captain at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center under Sheriff Duane Lewis.

He is married with two beautiful daughters.

He is a member of Point North Community Church in Moncks Corner.