Thomas Dennis

Title: Police Chief
Phone: 843-281-3722
Thomas Dennis

Lieutenant Thomas Dennis supervises Beach Patrol, Community Services, and Records Division.


Lieutenant Dennis began his law enforcement career here in North Myrtle Beach in February of 1997 after graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina in 1996. 


He began as a uniform patrol officer and bike patrol officer before being promoted to Criminal Investigations in 2001. He was promoted to and served as a Patrol Sergeant from July of 2012 until being promoted to Police Lieutenant in August of 2015. He served in the Department's Honor Guard from 2012 until 2016.

Personal Life

He is completely devoted to his family, and when he is not working, spends as much time as possible with his wife and two children whether it's riding bicycles, on the boat fishing, or in church. 

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