Chief Stephenie Price joined the Bluffton Police Department in October 2020. Chief Price strongly believes in community policing and is committed to leading the department in professionalism and transparency.
Prior to moving to the Lowcountry, Price worked at the Savannah Police Department as Assistant Chief where she led the Administrative Bureau which supervised the Budget, Traffic, Training, Special Events, Mounted Patrol, K-9 Fleet, Recruitment and Special Operation Divisions.
Before moving to Savannah, Chief Price spent almost 20 years with the Kansas City Police Department. Price spent time in almost every division of the department. She began in Patrol and then worked in Investigations, Narcotics and Vice, Internal Affairs, Domestic Violence, Property Crimes, and the Fiscal Division.
Price has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Park University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Benedictine University.
Price and her husband have two children.
Chief Price is very excited to be here in Bluffton and be part of the Bluffton family.