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Meet the Command Staff

Lieutenant Karen Collins
(843) 423-0121 extension 242

 Karen Collins is the Administrative Lieutenant for the Detention Center.  Karen began her career with the Marion County Detention Center in 2014.  Collins became the Administrative Lieutenant in January of 2016.  Collins oversees all administrative duties with the Detention Center including the Commissary, Inmate Phone System, Visitation, Victim Rights Services provided by the Detention Center, and Inmate Restrictions.  Collins is also responsible for Lobby Security, Lobby Security Officer, and Guest Services.

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(843) 423-0121 extension 241

Chris Woodberry is the Operations and Security Lieutenant at the Detention Center.  Lt. Woodberry began his career in 2003 with the Marion County Detention Center as a corrections officer and with 17 years experience through his hard work and dedication was promoted to Lieutenant in 2010.  Lt. Woodberry's primary duties include Inmate Transportation, Inmate Court Appearances, Sentenced Inmates, Inmate Supplies, Food Services, Inspections, and Overseeing the shifts.   Lt. Woodberry takes extreme pride in his work and considers his number one goal the safekeeping of those entrusted to his care.

Lieutenant Monique Brown
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(843) 423-0121 extension 243

Monique Brown is the PREA Coordinator & inmate Programs Officer at the Detention Center.  Lt. Brown is also responsible for the disciplinary hearing process for the Facility.  Lt Brown began her career at the Marion County Detention Center in 2012  as a corrections officer.  Lt. Brown was promoted to Sergeant in 2013 and then to Lieutenant in 2022.  Lt. Brown received her Associates of Science in Criminal Justice from Florence Darlington Technical College in 2012 and is working on a BS in Criminology at this time.