Chief Deputy Smith has been serving as a law enforcement officer for over 26 years. For 26 years his desire has been to be a public servant and he has dedicate his life to protecting and serving others.
Chief Deputy Smith is a graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Training from Montgomery Community College. He began his career at the Scotland County Sheriff's Office in October 1992 where he served in many different capacities within the Sheriff's Office including, Patrol Deputy, Courts, Civil and a Detective.
In addition to Scotland County, Chief Deputy Smith also served with the Hamlet Police Department for 7 years as a Patrol Sergeant and a Lieutenant in the Detective Division. Chief Deputy Smith returned back to the Scotland County Sheriff's Office in December of 2014, as a Lieutenant in the Detective Division.
In 2018 Chief Deputy Smith was promoted to Captain supervising Support Services and in March of 2019 he was promoted to Chief Deputy.
Chief Deputy Smith earned his Criminal Investigation Certification from the NC Justice Academy Training and Standards and Sheriff's Training and Standards. He also holds his Intermediate Certificate and Advanced Professional Certificate from Training and Standards.
Chief Deputy Smith enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering in the community which he has done for many years coaching and umpiring for the youth of Scotland County with the Laurinburg Optimist Club. He as well is an avid fan and supporter of Scotland High School sports.