Criminal Justice Graduate Becomes NMB Chief of Police
Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is proud of the accomplishments of its graduates with one recently being promoted to the Chief of Police for the City of North Myrtle Beach Police Department. Chief Dana Crowell is a 2004 graduate of the Associate in Applied Science Criminal Justice Technology Degree.
“I want to extend my utmost congratulations to Dana Crowell on her latest promotion as the new Chief of the North Myrtle Beach Police Department. We are proud of her success as an honorable graduate of our Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. She is to be commended for her ongoing dedication to protecting the citizens and visitors of North Myrtle Beach,” said Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, HGTC President.
“Starting my educational journey at Horry-Georgetown Technical College really helped me find my footing as a new officer in the law enforcement field. During my training at HGTC, I met several North Myrtle Beach Police Officers and completed my departmental project with the North Myrtle Beach Police Department. It was through that unique experience that I was able to not only find my way to the NMB area but also the best place for me to serve as a successful officer in my law enforcement career. I look forward to continuing the partnership with HGTC over the next several years in my new position,” said Dana Crowell, Chief of Police for the North Myrtle Beach Police Department.
Chief Crowell has already sent new hires to HGTC for the Police Pre-Academy Training.
“The HGTC family supports Chief Crowell on this journey and believes she will be an excellent Chief of Police. We wish her the best and continued success on serving the members of her department, as well as the citizens and visitors of the City of North Myrtle Beach,” said Dr. Dan Wysong, HGTC Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean.