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Sheriff Luther Carl KnightName: Luther Carl Knight (L.C.)

Address:

Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office
212 Deming Way
Summerville, South Carolina 29483

Phone: (843) 832-0300

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science: Business - 1973
    Baptist College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
  • Graduate of the SC Criminal Justice Academy - 1977

Career Experience:

  • Dorchester County Sheriff 2009 - Present
  • Dorchester County Magistrate 2004 - 2006
  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division 1976 - 2004
  • Agent 1976 - 1978
  • Lieutenant 1978 - 1986
  • Administrative Lt. 1986 - 1996
  • Captain (special agent, in charge of Low Country Region) 1996 - 2004
  • Gifford Hill Cement Co. Lab Technician/Shift Forman 1974 - 1976
  • Harleyville-Ridgeville High School Teacher/Football Coach 1973 - 1974
  • Partner: Knightsville Commerce Center 1963 - Present

Community/Social Activities:

  • Summerville Exchange Club
  • Ancient and Accepted Masonic Lodge
  • Member of Knightsville United Methodist Church
  • Summerville Boat Club
  • Kiwanis Club of Summerville
  • Member of the Omar Shrine Temple
  • Charleston Southern University Board of Visitors
  • South Carolina Sheriff’s Association

Achievements:

  • 1999 - Summerville High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Personal Information:

Date of Birth: April 3, 1942
Spouse: Rhonda Guerard Knight
Children: Troy Guerard Knight (deceased), Kelly Knight
Grandchildren: Madelyn Grace Byrd, Troy Heaton Byrd
Father: Carl Knight
Mother: Vivian Shealy Knight Haynes
Interests: Community Service, Fishing

Last updated: 6/14/2010 12:47:02 PM