LCpl. David G. King started his career with the City of North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety in 2006. LCpl. King is originally from New Jersey and come to South Carolina 30 years ago to attend college, where he obtained degrees in Culinary Arts and Criminal Justice. LCpl. King has been in the field of Public Safety for the past 23 years. Since he has been with North Myrtle Beach he has received several awards and specialized training. He has been a part of the department’s: Field Training Division, Bike Team (Instructor), Alcohol Enforcement Team, K9 Officer and now in Crime Prevention.
LCpl. King has been a part of developing several programs and community groups to assist in helping our community. He assisted to develop several programs with the Horry County Solicitor’s Office including: Educating People In Choices (EPIC), Succeed Overcome Achieve Re-Educate (SOAR), Truancy Classes, and Juvenile Change Program. In addition he sits on the “Horry Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow (Horry CAST). LCpl. King has a passion in helping the youth of today.
“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal”
LCpl. King has a son and a daughter, Austin 20 years old and Cassidy 17 years old. His son has graduated in Criminal Justice and is also looking to serve the public one day as a police officer. His daughter is attending Charleston Southern. LCpl. King believes in family first and spends free time still with his family going to church, cooking and watching movies.