Lieutenant Brian Chapman

Lieutenant Brian Chapman was raised in Chesnee, South Carolina.  After graduating from Chesnee High School, he enrolled in the University of South Carolina where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001.  He worked in the private sector for one year before moving to Beaufort, South Carolina and was hired by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. 

Upon graduation from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, he was assigned to Patrol Division.  He was later transferred to the Investigations Section where he was promoted through the ranks, obtaining Master Sergeant.  In 2016, Lt. Chapman was promoted to his current rank and transferred to the Crime Suppression Unit.  As of January 2018, he was assigned to the Northern Investigations Section of the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.  He has attended numerous schools and is Specific Skills Instructor.

Sheriff’s Office Service:

  • Patrol Officer

  • Beach Patrol Officer

  • Criminal Investigator (Northern Division)

  • Investigations Sergeant (Northern Division)

  • Investigations Staff Sergeant (Southern Division)

  • Investigations Master Sergeant (Northern Division)

  • Crime Suppression Unit/Special Operations Lieutenant

  • Investigations Lieutenant (Northern Division)

  • Crime Scene Unit Supervisor



  • 2006 Jessie Altman Award for Law Enforcement Excellence

  • 2015 Carolina Command College

  • 77th  DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy (DUCA)

  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Association

  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association

Lt. Brian Chapman​



Phone: 843-255-3417

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

2001 Duke St

Beaufort, South Carolina 29902


Phone: 843-255-3200

© 2018 by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office