Camden County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Officer / Grants, Deputy William Terrell
Business Hours Phone: (912) 510-5171
Deputy William Terrell worked for two years as a court reporter in the greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area prior to moving to Camden County in 1995. In that same year he was hired as a reporter for The Southeast Georgian. Dep. Terrell worked there until The Southeast Georgian merged with the Camden County Tribune to form The Tribune & Georgian. He continued working at the new newspaper until he was hired as the Public Information Officer at the Camden County Sheriff’s Office to replace the recently deceased Bill Kitchin in 1998. Deputy Terrell attended the regional police academy and became a certified Peace Officer that same year.
In addition to being the Public Information Officer, Deputy Terrell is serving as the department’s grant writer and is working to develop a method for making all seized asset transactions available to the public on-line. He can also fill in as a deputy in a number of other situations when necessary.
Deputy Terrell was born and raised in Waynesboro, Virginia as the third of five children. He dropped out of high school in 1977 and joined the United States Marine Corps. Dep. Terrell later attended Blue Ridge Community College, James Madison University and the University of Virginia. He holds a degree in English from JMU.
In his spare time he enjoys being with his family, reading, painting and writing. William lives in Woodbine with his wife and their daughter.