Meet Our Staff

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, which includes the county’s Emergency Management Division, has an annual budget of $32 million and employs 340 people, including 245 sworn deputies and 95 support staff members.

On Mondays, the Sheriff’s Office highlights one of our deputies or support staff personnel in “Day in the Life” style videos.

Our latest video features Sergeant Heidi Light, who joined the Sheriff’s Office in 2018 and is originally from Chicago.

Deputies

Deputies

Patrolman First Class Nicole Ainsworth joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2019.

She is originally from Middletown, Del.

To meet PFC Nicole Ainsworth, click here.

Corporal S. Kaiser joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2017.

He is originally from New York.

To meet Corporal Kaiser, click here.

Lance Corporal Lyle Harris joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2017.

He is originally from Duncan, Ariz.

To meet Lance Corporal Harris, click here.

Corporal Ashraf Mankarios joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2019.

He is originally from California.

To meet Corporal Mankarios, click here.

Lance Corporal Dean Entrup joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2016.

He is originally from Hilton Head Island.

To meet Lance Corporal Entrup, click here.

Corporal Sean Toomey joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2014.

He is originally from Charlotte, N.C.

To meet Corporal Toomey, click here.

Staff Sergeant Danny Allen joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2006.

He is originally from Beaufort.

Since filming this video, he was promoted from sergeant to staff sergeant.

To meet Staff Sergeant Allen, click here.

Corporal Kate Costabile joined Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2018.

She is originally from Connecticut.

Since filming this video, she has been assigned to the Southern Investigations Section as a victims advocate and criminal investigator.

To meet Corporal Costabile, click here.

Sergeant R. Parnell joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2001.

He is originally from Asheville, N.C.

To meet Sergeant Parnell, click here.

Forensic Services Laboratory

Forensic Services Laboratory

Tim French joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2008.

He is originally from New York.

To meet Tim French, click here.

Communications Center

Communications Center

Madison Corlett joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2019.

She is originally from Beaufort.

Since filming this video, she has been promoted to Emergency Services Dispatcher I.

To meet Madison Corlett, click here.

To meet Emily Espinoza, click here.

Eric J. McLellan joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2010.

He is originally from Beaufort.

Since the filming of this video, he was promoted from 9-1-1 training coordinator to communications manager.

To meet Eric J. McLellan, click here.

Professional Services

Professional Services

Brisen Thomas joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2015.

She is originally from Beaufort.

Since filming this video, she has been promoted to Sheriff’s Technician III.

To meet Brisen Thomas, click here.

Michaela Bibbins joined the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office in 2016.

She is originally from Beaufort.

To meet Michaela Bibbins, click here.