Captain Chuck Brewington began his Law Enforcement Career in 1990 first with the High Springs Police Department in High Springs, Florida. He then began to serve the citizens of Columbia County with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office in 1991 as a Deputy Sheriff.
During his career with the Sheriff’s Office, Captain Brewington has held many positions including Patrol Deputy, Field Training Deputy, K9 Deputy, K9 Sergeant, Marine/Dive Deputy, Dive/Marine Commander, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Special Services Sergeant to include School Resources, Patrol Lieutenant, Judicial Lieutenant and Communications Lieutenant. Captain Brewington has worked in every Division of the Sheriff’s Office to include the Corrections Division, with the exception of the current Finance Division. Captain Brewington has been in charge of and assisted with many Special Projects and Purchases within the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. He has also coordinated and assisted with coordinating efforts of Natural Disasters and Major Incidents that have occurred within Columbia County.
Captain Brewington was honored to be selected as the “Deputy of the Year” by his peers in 1998 and Awarded the Medal of Honor in 2004. Captain Brewington has received numerous Certificates and Letters of Appreciation during his tenure with the Columbia County Sheriff’s.
In 2012, he was promoted to the rank of Captain by Sheriff Mark Hunter. He was assigned to the Investigations Division as the Investigations Division Director. There he managed Investigations, Evidence, Records, Crime Scene, Warrants and the Multi Jurisdictional Task Force. In 2015, he was assigned the Judicial Division as the First stand alone Judicial Division Director. The Judicial Division includes the Court Security Deputy’s and Civil Process Deputy’s and the Civil Clerks.
Captain Brewington possesses Specialized Training within most aspects of Law Enforcement.