Camden County Sheriff's Office
Chief Deputy, Major Chuck Byerly
Business Hours Phone: (912) 510-5113
Chief Deputy, Major Chuck Byerly began his law enforcement career in
1981 with the City of Brunswick Police Department after leaving the U.S Army
Bomb Disposal Team. He worked for the Glynn County Police Department for seven
years and served as a patrol officer, a narcotics investigator and a bomb
In November 1990, Major Byerly came
to the Camden County Sheriff Office where he first served as a jailor
months. He then became an investigator and rose through the ranks to
become Lieutenant of Investigations, Patrol Captain, Commander of the
Operations Team, then a Major in command of the Operations Division.
Major Byerly briefly left the Camden
County Sheriff’s Office (from June to November of 2009) to work with the regional
communications center at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Fla.
In November 2009 Major Byerly returned to the CCSO and served as the Supervisor
of the 911 Dispatch Center. Major Byerly served as Jail
Administrator until January 1, 2013 when he was promoted to Chief Deputy by Sheriff Jim Proctor.
He is a graduate of the Federal
Bureau of Investigations (FBI) National
Academy. and holds both a
BA and an MA (Cum Laude) in Criminal Justice from Valdosta State
University. Major Byerly
holds Advanced Law Enforcement Certification and Managerial Certification. In
addition, Captain Byerly is a Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
Instructor, a Bomb Disposal Technician, a state certified Jailor, a state
certified Communications Officer and a RADAR Instructor.