Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Holds March 2022 Promotions Ceremony


(Front Row (L-R): Corporal Allison Holbrooks, Animal Control Officer Jessica Venneri, Animal

Control Sergeant Kristy Nabors, Corporal Brandon Collins, Deputy P.J. Heaton

Back Row (L-R): Sergeant Neil Clement, 1st Sergeant Aaron Alexander, Master Patrol Deputy David Carr, Master Patrol Deputy Levi Underwood, Corporal Brandon Justice, Sergeant Shawn Honea)


(Walhalla, SC)-------------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office held a promotions ceremony on March 30th to honor and recognize Detention Officers, Animal Control Officers, Uniform Patrol Deputy’s and a Civil Division Deputy who received promotions. The Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize those deputies as well as deputies who have received promotions in the months that preceded our March 30th ceremony:


The following Correctional Officers are recognized for a promotion in the Detention Center:


Corrections Officer Allison Holbrooks – Promoted to Corporal – Delta Shift


Corrections Officer Neil Clement – Promoted to Sergeant – Alpha Shift


The following Animal Control Officers are recognized for a promotion:


Kristy Nabors – Promoted to Sergeant, which is the Coordinator for the Oconee County Animal Shelter


Jessica Venneri – Promoted to Vet Tech


The following Civil Division Deputy was recognized for a promotion:


Corporal Shawn Honea – Promoted to Sergeant


The following Uniform Patrol Bureau deputies were recognized for promotion:


Bravo Shift:

Benjamin Haley – Promoted to Master Patrol Deputy


Brandon Collins – Promoted to Corporal


Charlie Shift:


Levi Underwood – Promoted to Master Patrol Deputy


Brandon Justice – Promoted to Corporal


Delta Shift:


Aaron Alexander – Promoted to 1st Sergeant


David Carr – Promoted to Master Patrol Deputy


Also during the Promotions Ceremony, Uniform Patrol Bureau Deputy, and K-9 officer, P.J. Heaton was recognized with an award from the Law Enforcement Network for charges and arrests related to between 10 and 24 DUI’s in 2021.


Corporal Justin Stokes was recognized for his transfer from the Uniform Patrol Bureau to the Warrants Bureau.


The Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize Deputy Billy Lee for his promotion from Master Patrol Deputy to Corporal as he made a transfer to the P.A.C.E. (Pro-Active Criminal Enforcement) team.


The Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize Sgt. Daniel Williams for his transfer from Coordinator of the Oconee County Animal Shelter to Evidence Tech in the Criminal Investigations Bureau.



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