Sheriff's OfficeSheriff's Office

The Horry County Sheriff's Office is responsible for numerous tasks including judicial security, processing warrants, fingerprinting services, registration of sex offenders, funeral escorts, providing background checks and operating the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Honor Guard

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard was formed in December 2001, after the death of Lieutenant Randy G. Gerald. The Honor Guard is a volunteer assignment for which officers have to compete to be assigned to the unit. It consists of a ten officer unit. The Guards primary responsibility is to honor Law Enforcement officers by attending police funerals. Other duties include: representing the Sheriff’s Office at public events, funerals, memorial services, parades, posting of national colors and special events. The Honor Guard reflects the highest tradition of Law Enforcement, professionalism, integrity, dignity and respect.