Sgt. Ellwood has been employed with the City of Hanahan since 2011 and held many roles within the Uniform Patrol Division.
Sgt. Ellwood has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.
Sgt. Ellwood graduated the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy earning the Distinguished Graduate Award.
As a K9 Handler Sgt Ellwood and his partner achieved “Police Utility” certification from NAPWDA.
Sgt. Ellwood was named Officer of the Year for 2016 by the Hanahan Police Department.
Sgt. Ellwood is a certified member of the Community Crisis Intervention Team through NAMI.