Sean Downey

Title: Lieutenant
Phone: 843-280-5689

Born 1972 in Yonkers, NY moved to Cherry Grove Beach in 1978. Attended North Myrtle Beach public schools and graduated from North Myrtle Beach High School in 1990. Served in the United States Marine Corps from 1991-1995, completed deployments in the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf and Japan assigned to Mardet USS America and 3rd Battalion 5th Marines based in Camp Pendleton. Hired by North Myrtle Beach Public Safety as a Jailer/Dispatcher in 1997, promoted to Public Safety Officer in 1998. Served as a Patrol Sergeant from 2002-2012. Promoted to Lieutenant in 2012 and assigned to Patrol. Since Lieutenant promotion supervised Recruitment and Hiring, Jail/Dispatch, Investigations, Professional Standards. Currently supervising Beach Patrol, Community Services, and Special Events. Earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College. 

Public Safety Assignments: Awards: 

Honor Guard (Founding Member) 2001-2015 VFW Officer of the Year 2001 

Special Response Team 1999-2008 Employee of the Month Sept. 2001 

Field Training Officer 1999-2012 Supervisor of the Quarter Fall 2011 

Bicycle Unit 2000-2012 

Investigations 2002 

CART team 2006


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