Meet your Sheriff

Serving Spartanburg County since 1986 with an exemplary record & strong roots


Sheriff Chuck Wright was raised on the mill-hill in Startex, SC. He graduated from Spartanburg Methodist College. He became a Spartanburg County deputy in 1986 and was elected Sheriff in 2004.

Sheriff Wright and his wife Kim have been married for 30 years and have five sons, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren. Their oldest son Justin is serving in the US Air Force and Andy is a Firefighter at Fort Jackson. Jamie works for BMW, Ethan is a student at North Greenville University, and Mikey is working hard in 5th grade.

The Wrights are both strong advocates for Foster Parenting and adoption, having fostered Spartanburg County children for over 20 years and adopting two.