Jasper County Sheriff's Office
The members of the Jasper County Sheriff's Office take great pride in providing dedication to our community, and a professional service to everyone in Jasper County.
"Jasper County Strong"
Meet the Sheriff of Jasper County, SC
Donald L. Hipp
Donald L. Hipp
Jasper County Sheriff
Donald L. Hipp is a lifelong resident of Jasper County. He is the son of Maybell Hipp and has been married for over 26 years to Roxann Hipp while being the father of three children and one grandson.
Donald is a graduate of Jasper County High School. Having graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy, he has received extensive training and certifications in areas to include: US Customs Service, Homicide Investigations, Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training, Narcotics Commander Course and Gangs and Narcotics Training. As a sworn Special Deputy US Marshall and a two-time recipient of the Officer of the Year Award, he has received special recognition from the Detectives’ Endowment Association from the city of New York City in 1997.
Sheriff Hipp has collaborated with numerous Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies and has been employed with Jasper County Law Enforcement for more than 25 years holding many positions throughout the agency. These positions include Lieutenant, Patrol Supervisor, and Detention Officer. His last position was Major with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Office.
After being employed with the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office as a Career Criminal Investigator for 3 years before becoming Sheriff, Donald had the opportunity to experience the wheels of justice at its finest. Having assisted with the prosecution of some of the most violent offenders within the 14th Judicial Circuit, he understands what evidence and procedures are necessary to get cases prosecuted and will use this knowledge to get justice for victims of crimes.