Captain Alfredo Givens

Administrative - Administrative Division Special Operations Branch Commander

Captain Alfredo Givens

Captain Alfredo Givens

Captain Alfredo H. Givens was born in Walterboro, South Carolina and grew up in the Sheldon Township of Beaufort County. Givens attended Beaufort County local schools and graduated from Battery Creek High School in 1989. Upon graduation, he received an athletic scholarship to attend Savannah State College in Savannah, Georgia, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and lettered in both football and track for the Tigers.

In September of 1993, Givens accepted a position at Beaufort Marine Institute to work with at risk youths. Givens worked in this position until he joined the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office in April of 1994. Givens attended and graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy during the period of April to June of 1994. In January of 1997, Givens accepted employment with Beaufort City Police Department where he worked as a patrolman and as a School Resource Officer. Givens returned to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office in August of 1999.

Givens has held the ranks of Sergeant,Staff Sergeant, Master Sergeant and Lieutenant in the Administrative Division of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office assisting with supervising the School Resource Officer's, Courthouse Security, Community Resource Officers and Environmental Crimes Unit personnel. Givens has assisted in the implementation of the Sheriff's Office Juvenile Diversionary Programs: Success Motivation and Responsibility Training (SMART), Fresh Start and the Domestic Abuse Prevention Program (DAPP). He is also appointed as the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Evidence Section Auditor as required by the CALEA guidelines.

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Savannah State College
  • South Carolina Basic Law Enforcement certified
  • FBI Carolina Command College
  • Court Security Seminar
  • School Resource Officer Certified
  • Complete the National Association of School Resource Officers Management Training Course
  • National Association of School Resource Officer National Practitioner
  • PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • PPCT Spontaneous Knife Defense Instructor
  • South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Instructor
  • South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Crime Prevention Certified
  • United States Marine Corps Fundamentals of Total Quality Leadership Course
  • State of South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division Mass Fatalities Incident Response

Awards:

  • J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement 1997
  • Featured in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin October 1997

Memberships:

  • National Association of School Resource Officers
  • National Association of School Resource Officers National Practitioner
  • South Carolina Association of School Resource Officers
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association

Additional Comments:

  • Sheriff's Office representative for the Sheldon Township Community Support Partnership
  • Sheriff's Office representative for County Council of Beaufort County Collaborative Services for Youth (COSY)
  • Sheriff's Office representative for Beaufort County School District's Truancy Intervention Program (TIP)