Chief Deputy

Chief  Deputy Tom Fox

Chief Fox has be 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 will oversee general operations of the entire Sheriff’s Office, including J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Chief Fox has over 34 years of experience in law enforcement and jail operations. 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. Fox was named the South Carolina Jail Administrator’s Association Jail Administrator of the Year in 2008.

                                          foxt@horrycounty.org

Command Staff


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 Judicial Security Division (Judicial Center, Old Courthouse and Summary Court), Field Operations Division (Criminal Warrants, Civil Process and Family Court Papers), Special Operations Division (Sex Offender Registry & Tracking Unit and ICAC Unit) 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.

EnzorD@horrycounty.org



Lieutenant Steve Cox



Lt. Steve Cox supervises daily operations of the Warrant Division of the Sheriff’s Office. Oversees and plan for funeral and other related escorts throughout the county. He maintains the daily upgrade of the active warrant database.

CoxS@horrycounty.org

 

Lieutenant Sam Johnson

Lt. Sam Johnson supervises daily operations inside the Court House, special events on the Court House grounds media relations and Court related speaking engagements.

JohnSam@horrycounty.org

 

Lieutenant Lori Avant

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



AvantL@horrycounty.org

 

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.

JenkinsJ@horrycounty.org

 

 

Sergeant Rick Thompson

Sergeant Thompson is responsible for updating and maintaining all training requirements for the Deputies of the Horry County Sheriff’s Office. He oversees the Reserve Deputy program and most Special Operations. He is also the contact person for all requests concerning Concealed Weapons Permits and Class III weapons applications.


ThompR@horrycounty.org

 

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.

VaughtR@horrycounty.org