Chief Deputy

Chief Deputy Tom Fox

Chief Fox has been an employee of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office since 1999 where he served in the capacity of Director of the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. Chief Fox is second in command after Sheriff Thompson and oversees general operations of the entire Sheriff’s Office, including J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Chief Fox has served in various law enforcement and jail operations since 1981. He graduated magna cum laude from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Criminal Justice degree from the Command College of South Carolina at Anderson University. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 249 and a graduate of the South Carolina Executive Leadership Institute. Chief Fox is a veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1976 to 1980. Chief Fox was named the South Carolina Jail Administrator’s Association Jail Administrator of the Year in 2008.


Captain Dowe Enzor 

Captain Dowe Enzor has been serving Horry County since 1994.  He is Captain of Operations for the Sheriff’s Office.  Capt. Enzor’s duties include: overseeing Field Operations Division (Criminal Warrants, Civil Process and Family Court Papers), Special Operations Division (S.O.R.T Unit,  I.C.A.C. Unit, deputies assigned to the 15th Circuit Drug Enforcement Unit and U.S. Marshal's Task Force), Judicial Security Division (Judicial Center, Old Courthouse and Summary Court), and the Training Division.  Capt. Enzor oversees accident investigations involving SC Highway Patrol Troopers as required by state statue and coordinates out of state extraditions.  He also assists in overseeing of extra duty assignments, coordinates requests for assistance with special events, festivals and community outreach requests. 

Captain Enzor graduated from South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Class 318. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Liberty University and graduated from the FBI National Academy Session 268.


Lieutenant Chip Squires

Lt. Chip Squires serves as the Security Specialist for all future physical security upgrades within Horry County Government and all Horry County Sheriff's Office professional standards.

Lieutenant Sherri Smith

Lieutenant Steve Cox

Lt. Steve Cox supervises daily Field Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office, oversees and plans for funeral and other related escorts throughout the county. He maintains the daily upgrade of the active warrant database.

Security Coordinator Ralph J. Vaught

Mr. Vaught is responsible for security operations at the main entry point of the Judicial Complex as well as the eighteen holding cells located throughout the building. Inmate safety, security and transportation are his specialty.

Office Manager Joyce Jenkins

Mrs. Jenkins is the supervisor of all office operations. Any questions or concerns about warrants, civil process updates or fees should be directed to her. She is the Administrative Assistant of the Sheriff.