Chief Deputy Brian Chism has worked for the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. During his career, he has served in various divisions including Patrol, Special Operations, and Canine, where he spent 10 years. Chief Deputy Chism served predominantly in the Uniform Services Division until February of 2021 when he was promoted to the rank of Major, overseeing Investigations, Narcotics and the 911 Center. In August of 2022, he was promoted to Chief Deputy, the highest rank to which one can be appointed in the Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Chism is responsible for the overall operations of the Sheriff’s Office and reports directly to Sheriff John W. Ingram, V.
Chief Deputy Chism is a Brunswick County Native and a graduate of South Brunswick High School. He is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy. Chief Deputy Chism and his wife, Serena, reside in the Bolivia area of Brunswick County.
Chief Deputy Chism is assisted by an Executive Assistant.