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Sheriff’s Maj. Mike Nunn to speak to Florence-Darlington Tech grads

May 11, 2019

FLORENCE, S.C. – Maj. Mike Nunn of the Florence County Sheriff’s Office will speak during the Florence-Darlington Technical College 2019 spring commencement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Florence Center.

Nunn serves as the general counsel and the public information officer with the sheriff’s office. Originally from Columbia, he became a reserve deputy with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office in 2006. In 2009, he left his private practice as a lawyer to accept his current position.

Nunn is a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy as a Class I law enforcement officer. He is involved in many aspects of the sheriff’s office, including patrol, criminal enforcement, investigations, narcotics, dignitary protection and special weapons and tactics (SWAT).

He is a member of the National Criminal Enforcement Association and a featured writer for its nationally publicized magazine Criminal Enforcement. A frequent speaker and lecturer on topics affecting law enforcement, he is also an NRA-certified firearms instructor and SLED and Utah certified concealed weapons permit instructor.

Nunn resides in Florence with his wife of 38 years, Lee. Both are active members of First Presbyterian Church in Florence, where Maj. Nunn serves as an elder and former clerk of the session. Nunn and his wife have two sons, Weston and Mills, the latter of whom is a 2018 graduate of Florence-Darlington Technical College’s Machine Tool Technology program.