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Uniform Patrol Division

Captain Anthony Phyall

Captain Anthony Phyall

Captain Anthony Phyall is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Uniform Patrol Division. Captain Phyall started his career in law enforcement in 1987 as a deputy with the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. Phyall rose through the ranks to become Captain of the Uniform Patrol Division in 2002. During his 23 years with the Sheriff’s Office, he worked in Criminal Investigations, Narcotics Investigations, and presently the Uniform Patrol Division.

Captain Phyall is a 1980 graduate of Macedonia High School, 1984 graduate of Claflin University, with a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Education, a graduate of the Criminal Justice Academy, and attended the highly coveted FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia. Captain Phyall is also a board member at the Bushy Park Industrial Complex Co., which is comprised of community leaders throughout the county of Berkeley, and a member of the Criminal Justice Board, Trident Technical College. Captain Phyall also served as president of the Palmetto State Law Enforcement Officers Association for six years.

He has attended numerous school and seminars throughout his career with Berkeley County. Captain Phyall is a lifelong resident of Berkeley County, married to his wife Thelma, with three sons, Kwamaine, Anthony, and Malik.

Captain Phyall oversees and supervises 63 officers under his command, Uniform Patrol Division and he also monitors the Reserve Program

The Uniform Patrol Division is comprised of four separate 12-hour shifts, two day shifts and two night shifts, supervised by a Lieutenant and two Sergeants. The two Sergeants are assigned to supervise deputies that patrol the northern and southern portions of Berkeley County. This process allows for zones identifications, which provides sufficient coverage and quicker response times by deputies.

Deputies respond to an assortment of calls within the county of Berkeley, assisting all citizens and other municipalities when called upon for service or assistance.

Below is a listing of assistants and contact numbers for the Uniform Patrol Division.

Captain Anthony Phyall 843-719-4438
Administrative Assistance Cynthia Richburg 843-719-4452
Patrol Shift Supervisors
Day Shifts
Lieutenant Arthur Caldwell 843-719-5134
Sergeant John Peters 884-719-5127
Sergeant Willie Hickman 843-719-5127
Lieutenant Robbie Housand 843-719-5132
Sergeant Mark Tillman 884-719-5128
Sergeant C.C. McElvogue 843-719-5128
Sergeant Pat Gunnells 843-719-5128
Night Shifts
Lieutenant Kenneth Brown 843-719-5133
Sergeant Jamie Geiger 884-719-5129
Sergeant Steve Cline 843-719-5129
Lieutenant Will Rogers 843-719-5135
Sergeant Anthony Smalls 884-719-5128
Sergeant Sean O'Neill 843-719-5128

For any complaints, extra patrol, Ride-A-Long, special community events, etc., please call 843-719-4438.

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