Meet Sheriff Knight

Sheriff LC Knight is a proven conservative and experienced law enforcement official.

He has earned the trust of the citizens of Dorchester County by providing an accountable, organized, professional and reliable Sheriff’s Office through his exemplary management skills.

Sheriff Knight has served as Dorchester County Sheriff since 2009. Prior to taking office, he served for 28 years with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), retiring as Captain of the Lowcountry Region. He has also served our community as a Dorchester County Magistrate.

Sheriff Knight is a graduate of the Baptist College of Charleston (now Charleston Southern University) and the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Sheriff Knight lives in Summerville with his wife, Rhonda Guerard Knight, and they are the parents of Summerville resident Kelly Knight and the late Troy Knight.

Sheriff Knight is also a proud member of:

Knightsville United Methodist Church

Summerville High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Summerville Rotary Club

Summerville Exchange Club

Kiwanis Club of Summerville

Dorchester Boat Club

Omar Shrine Temple

Ancient and Accepted Masonic Lodge

South Carolina Sheriff’s Association

Charleston Southern University Board of Visitors