Serving South Carolina

Cambo Streater has been in law enforcement, serving the great state of South Carolina, for over 40 years, including 23 years in leadership positions. His career began here with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department in 1978. Cambo has held front line and command positions in several state agencies, including the ABC Commission and SLED.  At ABC, he was named the State Agent of the Year in 1984. While in these positions, he also served our state as a member of the 133rd Military Police Company of the SC National Guard. After heading the Governor’s Security Detail, Cambo was presented with the Order of the Palmetto in 1999, considered to be the highest civilian honor in the state of South Carolina. He has also served as the Chief Deputy at both the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office. Cambo is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, an elite and intensive training for law enforcement leaders. Click here to learn more about Cambo’s distinguished law enforcement career.

A Chesterfield County Family Story

Cambo is the son of Jakie and Ethel Ann Laney Streater. He is one of 5 children, all born and raised in Chesterfield County. The Streater and Laney families have called Chesterfield County home for generations, serving as local educators, business people and government leaders. Cambo graduated from Cheraw High School and worked part-time in a textile mill, delivered newspapers, cut the grass and was a lifeguard at Cheraw State Park. Cambo was promoted and transferred by SLED to Columbia, where he and his wife Caroline, a well-known magistrate and certified mediator, raised 3 children, Jamie, Hailey, and Jake. Their family has now expanded to include grandchildren. Cambo’s stellar career in law enforcement has taken him statewide, but he and Caroline

 are excited to be calling Chesterfield County home.

Streater for Sheriff

It is with this same passion and record of public service, that Cambo is committed and focused on Chesterfield County and his campaign for Sheriff. His love for Chesterfield County has deep and solid roots. As Sheriff, Cambo will bring experience in proven honest and ethical law enforcement practices and a long history of successful working relationships with other agencies. Cambo’s unique and distinctive leadership will improve the safety of all citizens of Chesterfield County.

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