Child Safety Seat Installations

The Charleston Fire Department (CFD) will schedule or participate in routine child safety seat checkpoints around the region. At this time we do not conduct unscheduled inspections or station drop ins.

The CFD has entered into a partnership with MUSC to conduct education checkpoints throughout the year.  Currently, events are conducted on the 1st Wednesday of the month in the parking lot of the Charleston RiverDogs Stadium, located at 360 Fishburne Street.  Caregivers should check the current schedule and will need to register for a time slot.

Regional events are often conducted quarterly and will be advertised on our Facebook page. For additional information on Child Safety Seats or questions on installations, please email the local Safe Kids Representative, Aynsley Birkner, or call at (843) 792-5327.

Car Seat Technicians

Please see the contact information below for the agencies who have certified car seat technicians:





Awendaw-McClellanville Fire DepartmentCaptain Jeffery Reiser843-856-3363Email Jeffery Reiser
Berkeley County Sheriff’s OfficeCorporal Cephus Rugoers843-719-4848Email Cephus Rogers
Charleston County EMSDistrict Chief Carl Fehr843-202-6700Email Carl Fehr
Charleston Fire DepartmentAssistant Fire Marshal Stephanie Paglialunga843-973-7238Email Stephanie Paglialunga
Dorchester County Sheriff’s OfficeLieutenant Sean Buckmon843-873-5111Email Sean Buckmon
Goose Creek Police DepartmentCrime Prevention Specialist Kevin Scott843-863-5200Email Kevin Scott
Hanahan Fire DepartmentCarrie Beth Lane843-268-4280Email Carrie Beth Lane
Isle of Palms Public Safety (Fire & Police)Fire Inspector Travis Stafford843-886-6522Email Travis Stafford
Medical University of South CarolinaSafe Kids Coordinator Aynsley Birkner843-792-7486Email Aynsley Birkner
Mount Pleasant Fire DepartmentFirefighter Brian Adams843-849-2771Email Brian Adams
Mount Pleasant Police DepartmentOfficer Brandon Montano843-884-4176Email Brandon Montano
North Charleston Fire DepartmentFire & Life Safety Educator Laura Kondor843-740-2647Email Laura Kondor
North Charleston Police DepartmentOfficer Bryan Young843-745-1077Email Bryan Young
St. Andrews Fire Department
Captain Kevin Berkel
843-480-2738
Email Kevin Berkel
St. Johns Fire DistrictFire Marshal Ryan Kunitzer843-559-9194Email Ryan Kunitzer
Summerville Fire RescueAdministrative Assistant Ella Knox843-873-5107Email Ella Knox