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Myrtle Beach Police Department selects new assistant police chief

Captain Amy Prock (Source: MBPD) Captain Amy Prock (Source: MBPD)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The Myrtle Beach Police Department has selected Captain Amy Prock to be the new assistant police chief. Captain Prock will be the first officer to hold this position since the late 1980s, according to a news release from the MBPD.

Captain Prock has been with the department for 19 years. She began her career as a patrol officer in 1996 and has served as supervisor of the Narcotics Unit, Street Crimes Unit, Regulatory Unit and Special Operations Unit. She was also a team leader of the Critical Incident Response Team.

She was appointed Captain of the Strategic Planning Division in 2014, where she was influential in shaping the City’s Memorial Day Weekend plans.

Captain Prock graduated from Radford University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. In 2002, she earned her Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology from Francis Marion University. She is also a graduate of the Administrative Officers Management Program.

A promotional ceremony will be held on Wednesday, November 18, at 8:30 a.m., at the Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center in Myrtle Beach.

Captain Prock will assume her new position as assistant police chief on Friday, November 20.

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