Officer Blackmon born and raised in the Charleston area, he moved to the Hanahan community when he was in the 8th grade. While there, he became a member of the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club and a police explorer with the Hanahan Police department. Officer Blackmon often shows great leadership skills, because of this he was the first junior president of the Distinguished Gentlemen’s club and he was the Explorer’s Chief prior to becoming a sworn police officer. Officer Blackmon became a certified police officer in March of 2017. He was recently assigned to the Youth Services Division as the School Resource Officer at Hanahan Middle School. Officer Blackmon goal in life is to give back to the children in his community in hopes that he will be a positive influence in their lives.