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Hewitt is first KCSO drug recognition expert deputy
KCSO Dep. Kyle Hewitt recently received drug recognition expert (DRE) certification. He is one of only two law enforcement officers in the county to be DRE certified, and means he can determine what drugs, instead of alcohol, may be impairing motorists stopped for DUI.
Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) Deputy Kyle Hewitt recently received Drug Recognition Expert certification (DRE) following completion of a training, evaluation and testing program. Hewitt is the first law enforcement officer from the KCSO to receive this certification. The certification process began in February at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy with Hewitt being one of 60 officers to undergo evaluation.