Lt. Ed Hines
Lt. Ed Hines has been with the Elgin Police Department since 1997. Before coming to Elgin he served as
a Patrolman with the Manhattan Beach, CA. Police Department, a Patrolman First Class with the
Bowman, SC Police Department, and a Sergeant with the North, SC Police Department.
Lt. Hines developed and presents locally a training program for educating groups and individuals about
the reality and myths of Criminal Gangs and Gang Activity in and around Elgin.

Memberships
-South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association
-Police Marksman Association
-East Coast Gang Investigators Association

EDUCATION

- MBA- University of Phoenix, 2009
- BSBA - University of Dayton
- Graduate - South Bay Regional Police Academy
- NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
- SC Concealed Weapons Permit Instructor
- UT Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor
- NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor
- Qualification in Patrol Rifles
- Training in Response to Active Shooter
- Certificate in Narcotics Investigation
- Certificates in Officer Safety and Street Survival
- Certificate in Traffic Safety Checkpoints
- SC Emergency Medical Technician Training
- SCDHEC Bloodborne Pathogens Training
- Certificate in Edged Weapons Defense
- South Carolina Radar Certification
- Pressure Point Control Techniques Certification
- Certificate in South Carolina Gang Activities

- DUI Certification
- Tactical Firearms Training
- Passive Alcohol Sensor Certification
- Certificate in Ritualistic Crime Investigation
- Certificate in training as a Drug Recognition Expert
- Certficate in the Enforcement of Underaged Drinking Laws
- Capstun Certification
- NCIC Operator Certification
- Taser Certification
- DUI Trial Advocacy - From Arrest to Verdict
- Environmental Crimes and Terrorism
- National Incident Management Systems
- Flying While Armed
- Suicide Terrorism and Soft Targets
- Defensive Pistol Training - Suarez International
- COLT M16/AR15 Armorer Training and Certification

AWARDS

- 2013 Law Enforcement Certificate of Commendation, American Legion Post 182
- 2011 Law Enforcement Certificate of Commendation, American Legion Post 182
- Good Conduct Medal - SC Police Chiefs' Association, 2008
- Officer of the Year - Elgin Police Department - 2007
- Ten Year Service Ribbon - Elgin Police Department, 2007
- Ten Year Safe Driving Ribbon - Elgin Police Department, 2007
- Certificate of Merit - SC Police Chiefs' Association, 2005
- Civic Achievement Award - SC Police Chiefs' Association 2004
-Awarded Expert Shooting Badge 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- Officer of the Year - Elgin Police Department - 2003
- Five Year Safe Driving Ribbon - Elgin Police Department, 2003
- Five Year Service Ribbon - Elgin Police Department, 2003
- Line of Duty Injury Medal - Elgin Police Department, 2002
- Community Service Award - SC Police Chiefs' Association, 2001
- Officer of the Year - Elgin Police Department - 1999

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