Lieutenant Phillip Furtick is the Lieutenant of Special Operations. Furtick’s entire law enforcement career has been with the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Furtick is a certificated bloodhound and canine handler. He has received the Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year award and the Rotary Deputy of the Year award. A certified police sharpshooter by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Furtick is also a member of the S.W.A.T. team.
Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, Furtick was a member of the United States Marine Corps. Furtick continues to serve his country as a member of the South Carolina National Guard.